Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Harcourt Matthews Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a global leader within the Property Services sector, this established real estate management group provides market leading, end-to-end solutions and "best in class" occupiers and investors services to a brand-name international client portfolio. A business restructure following a high profile and complex EMEA transformation programme and integration project, alongside the merger of two large businesses, has created an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to undertake a Finance Business Partner role. Supporting a key global business unit, you will be responsible for finance commercial finance business partnering an EMEA division (country cluster), working closely with a Senior Finance FP&A Lead & the Divisional CFO on financial strategy, financial planning & analysis, forecasting and competitor analysis. Your brief includes:

•Supporting the development & successful delivery of business unit financial strategy, financial planning, budgeting & forecasting & market intelligence
•Championing revenue growth & cost control by producing intelligent financial analysis to facilitate business decision making
•Development & delivery of insightful financial analysis aligned with business drivers
•Supporting key financial decision, including capital appraisals & investments, acquisitions & disposals
•Preparation of commercial proposals, business cases & contracts for executive approval
•Manage & take accountability for business unit statutory & regulatory reporting & audit requirements
•Supporting Divisional-level forecasting & budgeting processes
•Assisting with driving business unit & divisional financial performance
•Actively manage & develop BPO-Business Process Outsourcing skillset to ensure the delivery of end to end finance processes & added value through FP&A
•Review of monthly Divisional-level management information including insights to drive revenue growth & cost control
•Presentation of monthly management information to explain results & challenge & influence actions of senior non-finance stakeholders

As a graduate ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant, having trained within the Big 4/Top 10 or a blue-chip FTSE environment, you will possess a strong track record in EMEA or international Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and commercial analysis gained within a large global business. With existing Finance Business partnering experience, you will demonstrate exposure to a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) model or retained Finance Shared Service (FSSC) environment, experience of senior stakeholder management (EXCOM C-suite level) and the ability to translate financial data into commercial language. The role demands commercial focus, outstanding interpersonal skills and confidence in challenging and influencing key decision makers. The group offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing