Finance Business Partner

Morson Group
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Business Partner working for a highly regarded business based in Central London.

The main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate
  • Responsibilities, skills and experience include:
  • The "face of Finance" at the local level - communicating to / from the Operating Contract to Finance.
  • Partner with the Contract team by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance.
  • Provide expert accounting, reporting and all necessary financial expertise for the sector / contract.
  • Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting
  • Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team.
  • Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable.
  • Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI's.
  • Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector / contract.
  • Manage the delivery of all financial processes to their BU.
  • Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives.
  • Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client.
  • Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives.
  • Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities.
  • Ad-hoc projects; which may include Contract recovery investigations, implementation and benefits realisations
  • Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities.
  • The key responsibilities and duties are:
  • Monthly management accounts in line with current accounting standards
  • Owners of P&L and Cashflow
  • Support New Business Activities


  • Qualified and 3 years relevant post qualification experience.


  • Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role
  • Good financial & commercial acumen
  • Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
  • Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills
  • Excellent planning & administration skills
  • Being open to innovation and new ways of working
  • Innovative thinking and can do attitude


  • Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system, at least SAP
  • MS Office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint