Business Partner, 60-70k, Financial Services, London

Halliday Marx
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A global leading financial services corporation seeks an experienced business partner/analyst to join their finance team. You will be responsible for reporting on a sole entity and group basis. The environment itself is a fast paced, complex, global and multi-cultural business. The Business Partner role, whilst challenging and demanding, offers an exciting opportunity to any successful candidate.

Role responsibilities include the following -

  • Providing group management with detailed, action-orientated, forward-looking insight that highlights business opportunities/risks and their anticipated effect on full-year revenues, costs and profit

  • Compiling budget and forecast packs, evaluating current run-rates, anticipating trends, key deliverables, opportunities/risks and customer, market and competitive drivers

  • Assisting with the completion,roll up and understanding of monthly and quarterly forecasts.

  • Assisting with the development, completion and distribution of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting

  • Managing spending and budget and forecasts for the business utilising inputs from cross functional partners, working collaboratively across Finance, Operations and IT to develop process and assumptions

  • Partnering with executives for Budget and commit and lead forecast improvement process

  • Supporting analysis of assumptions which can change the forecast, such priority changes, initiatives, attrition, new acquisitions, new business model introduction etc and provide recommendations

  • Assisting with the identification and realisation of opportunities to simplify and streamline processes and deliverables

  • Maintaining knowledge and stay abreast of developments in fields of industry specific, business finance and economic theory

Candidate Requirements -

  • 3+ year post qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA accountant (or equivalent)

  • Experience in both group and business finance reporting is communication, teamwork and collaboration skills with key financial analysis skills

  • Strong organisation and project management skills

  • Proficiency in working in a fast paced, complex, global and multi cultural business