Finance Business Partner - Retail and Licensing

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002262
Published: 2 months ago
Expiry date: 06 Mar 2024 00:30

Finance Business Partner – Retail and Licensing

Newcastle upon Tyne


Competitive Salary

Closing Date 6 March 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Finance Business Partner to provide a comprehensive business partnering function to our newly formed Retail and Licensing department.  You’ll provide annual budgeting, reforecasting, and monthly management accounts, working to agreed deadlines. You will provide key insight into the operation performance, translating financial information to non-finance colleagues.

Your impact

You will have previous experience working in Finance within a retail sector, with good working knowledge of Retail VAT accounting, and a thorough working knowledge of stock accounting. You will be a qualified or part qualified ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA accountant.

You will have the experience and ability to produce monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts, with the ability to negotiate and influence senior operational business leaders.

About the team

You will work join our growing finance department, working alongside our other Finance Business Partners and reporting into our Financial Controller.  You will also work closely with our brand-new retail and licensing team, including eCommerce, Buying and Merchandising, Stores and Licensing.

Why choose us

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In addition we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One 

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with. 

How to apply

For further information on this role and about the club and our values please visit our careers page 

To find out more please read our Finance Business Partner - Retail and Licensing Job Description

Recruitment Agencies – please note that we do not accept unsolicited / speculative candidate details or applications. Any candidates supplied, unless formally requested, will be taken as a direct / free candidate.