Senior Business Partner, Commercial Forecasting & Analysis

Recruiter
Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
Location
City
Salary
£65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Business Partner, Commercial Forecasting & Analysis

FinTech Payments & Banking

City of London

Client Details

Senior Business Partner, Commercial Forecasting & Analysis

FinTech Payments & Banking

City of London

Description

Senior Business Partner, Commercial Forecasting & Analysis

An exciting opportunity to work for a fast-paced, innovative speciality finance company, this new role is part of a small, highly skilled team that partners with the Commercial P&Ls and with Credit Risk to drive delivery of the company's growth strategy.

This role is ideally suited to a candidate looking to work and develop in a dynamic, 'hands-on' environment, with involvement across a broad range of financial planning, analysis, project work, and new business initiatives. It also provides the opportunity to engage with multiple stakeholders across Finance and the business, including executive management.

Partnering with Commercial:

  • Business partner with responsibility for supporting both our card and partnership credit card portfolios with more than 5m customers.
  • Assist the Commercial senior management team in the areas of business performance measurement, reporting and decision support.
  • Deliver and present complex financial information in a concise manner.
  • Provide insight to the P&L Directors into the drivers of any over / under performance on assets and income and help identify any required corrective actions.
  • Provide support on new initiatives, including new products and new partnerships; investigate the feasibility of new revenue streams and assist with modelling of business cases.

Forecasting / Planning:

  • Lead all forecasts for card revenue and balances, ensuring key stakeholders across the Commercial teams are fully engaged. Provide review and challenge where needed to ensure budgets/ forecasts align with wider company performance targets.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and integrity of revenue forecasts. Drive improvements to financial modelling, which will include involvement in the delivery of new planning tools and development of scenario analysis.

Team Leadership and Support:

  • Lead and coach 2 senior analysts and develop a business partnering capability within the team.
  • Proactively support the Head of Forecasting and peers across Commercial Finance team.
  • Support the wider Finance in projects that require commercial acumen.

Profile

  • Demonstrable experience in an FP&A or Partnering role, working with commercial business teams on the revenue/assets side
  • Experience working in Financial Services
  • Strong/advanced Excel and model building skills (incl. statistical and reference functions, etc)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to present information in a clear and concise fashion to senior management
  • Working knowledge of credit cards or unsecured consumer lending
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Team leadership experience
  • Proven skills in the application of forecasting methodologies/tools used for planning

Job Offer

  • Base from £65,000 to £80,000
  • Outstanding company benefits package
  • Highly unqiue working environment (will disclose upon application)