Finance Business Partner - Corporate Services

Pro-Finance Recruitment Group
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Business Partner - Corporate Services, 45 - 51K + benefits

For a global education organisation with headquarters in central London, we're recruiting a Finance Business Partner - Corporate Services to lead on the provision of insightful financial reporting and planning across the entire Group support service and central functions (HR, IT, Finance, Legal, Communications, Marketing etc.). This role will report to the Head of FP&A and will be responsible for the management of one Finance Analyst.

Main Duties:

  • Lead the construction of detailed budgets, re-forecast and investment appraisals for presentation and circulation to the CFO
  • Lead the monthly reporting cycle and provide commentary for the Management Board pack
  • Work closely with Head of FP&A and Internal Group Reporting Manager to develop and support Group-wide planning and reporting systems and other FP&A activities - proactively seeking improvements and enhancements.
  • Line manage a direct report to provide support
  • Work with Business Managers regarding Investment Appraisals - providing detailed financial analysis for decision making
  • Maintain and develop service allocation model and cost re-charging to Business Units
  • Develop and maintain Hyperion system to maximise automation of reporting

Person Specification:

  • Qualified or finalist Accountant with substantial business partner experience within a complex, commercial organisation
  • Personable approach to financial management and the ability to build business relationships at all levels
  • Drive to understand the business and help improve it
  • Strong understanding of accounting treatments
  • Ability and experience with leading and motivating a staff member
  • Experience with SAP and Hyperion would be an advantage
  • Experience within an international, commercial and sales driven organisation would be an advantage

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of 4 distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal, Pro-Finance and Pro-Education: