Senior Business Partner

Harper May Ltd
London (Central)
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is one of the UK's leading publishing companies, based in Clapham. Their portfolio of titles includes many of the nation's best-selling magazines in addition to a selection of well-regarded, critically acclaimed novels that have catapulted one of my client's authors to stardom. My client is a highly acquisitive company and are also in the process of moving into the events industry, a move that should cement their reputation as one of the country's most influential media brands. Thanks to their continuing success they are searching for a Senior Business Partner to join their team. The combination of company and role make this a great opportunity for ambitious media candidates eager to progress quickly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Extensive business partnering with the Managing Director's of various departments with the Group.
  • Overseeing the budgeting and forecasting processes and providing commentary and variance analysis on the results.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of two part-qualified Accounts Assistants.
  • Identifying efficiencies and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Involvement in the finance integration of my client's acquisitions.
  • Undertaking heavily analytical work in relation to exciting projects my client has green-lit over the coming months.
  • Supporting the Group Financial Controller and Finance Director as appropriate.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA fully qualified candidates ONLY.
  • Experience in publishing/media would be highly advantageous.
  • Degree educated may be beneficial.
  • Natural leader at ease mentoring a team of two junior members of staff.