Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation
Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.
We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.
We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.
We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.
For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.
Key Purpose of Job:
Working in partnership with the Brand Director and their team to deliver the strategic brand plans. The Business Partner will use insights to support and advise strategic and operational decision-making, to drive better business performance across the division. The purpose of the Finance Business Partner is to support the business to raise standards in key decision areas, taking a forward-looking and commercial view supported by a strong financial / commercial toolkit and the ability to work collaboratively across the business, to help articulate different options and influence decisions.
The Finance Business Partner brings both technical expertise and a strong ability to influence and negotiate. The Finance Business Partner will be naturally inquisitive with a desire to understand a broad range of commercial issues, bringing these macro factors to life for their customers and explaining the relevant context. In addition to strong influencing and negotiating skills, the ability to listen, interpret, and challenge are all vital requirements for the role.
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