Finance Business Partner - 12 Month Contract

Badenoch & Clark
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a major financial services firm are seeking a Finance Business Partner to join the team for a 12 month contract. The purpose of the role would be to provide financial support to new and existing business activities and end-to-end profit and loss account analysis and interpretation to the management team into the key drivers behind the financial performance of the business.


Business Partner Support

* Provide business partner support through MI production, analysis and commercial discussion. Ensure that MI is accurate and fit for purpose to drive commercial discussions. Monitor relevant KPI's with the business to ensure success.
* Work with the relevant business teams (such as Pricing, Marketing and Sales) to prepare appropriately detailed financial models that reflect the commercial terms for business opportunities. Provide guidance and challenge to the business on projected benefits and costs.

Business Planning & Forecasting

* Manage and produce the five year and annual plan including preparation of the Annual Planning document to PRA standard and to reforecast these plans throughout the year. Provide guidance and challenge to the business in the preparation of the budget and forecasts, ensure reporting deadlines are met, and budget submissions accurately reflect the areas needs and can be fully justified.

Board Reporting & Management Information

* Develop and maintain the production of accurate and timely management information reports (e.g. Intermediary or Broker Exco reports, reports for parent Group and Risk Committees), and undertake rigorous forecasting techniques in order that informed business decisions can be taken.

Skills required:

* Qualified Accountant
* Experience of a range of accounting techniques and tools (e.g. management accounting, investment appraisal, ratio and variance analysis)
* Knowledge of the UK Financial Services Market, in particular General Insurance and Life Insurance
* Data modelling - able to interpret data and carry out data analysis to support problem solving and decision making
* Communication and presentation - can deliver clear concise written or verbal reports and able to adapt communication style to suit audience

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.