Finance Business Partner

KennedyPearce Consulting
London, South East England
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Accountabilities

  • Working with the Corporate Functions budget holders providing financial insight to enable informed decision making through understanding and communicating key drivers of profitability on current operations and proposed initiatives
  • Supporting the Financial Controller and working with the Management Accountant to deliver the month end process with involvement in payroll and input into judgemental accounting
  • Oversee delivery of high quality monthly management accounts and reporting, providing interpretation of financial analysis to enable business areas to make key decisions and achieve targets.
  • Identification of actions to drive financial opportunities and mitigate risks
  • Work with business leaders to financially model scenarios to understand short, medium and long-term resource requirements and impact on profit
  • Construction and presentation of forecasts and budgets by category of spend and team for current and future years
  • Working with the central finance teams to ensure accurate accounting and reporting of corporate functions costs
  • Development of equitable recharging models and subsequent recharge allocations
  • Provide financial input into business cases and investment proposals for business initiatives
  • Identify and drive operational improvement through analysis of financial plans, management information and performance
  • Assistance with audits (client, internal and external) and annual bonus and pay review processes working with HR
  • Provide a wide range of on-going and ad-hoc financial support including input on commercial, financial, legal and other issues.
  • Assistance with ad-hoc requests made by the Financial Controller or Group Financial Controller

Professional skills

  • Qualified accountant (ACMA, ACA, CPA, CA) with 3+ years' experience
  • Commerce / business partnering experience required
  • Financial analysis & planning experience required
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills