Finance Business Partner

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Ellis Jay Consulting Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Higher Education University requires a Qualified Finance Business Partner/Management Accountant. Reporting to the Head of FP&A you will Business Partner a number of teams for the College

  • To support with budget monitoring, reconciliation of research project income and expenditure and identify any significant variances.
  • To assist with financial planning for future research projects and provide guidance on awards and claims for accurate and timely invoicing of knowledge exchange
  • Produce reports and analysis which highlight the contribution of efficiency of operational areas, and work with Departments to develop a good understanding of the cost drivers affecting the activities to advise on changes/improvements for future cost reductions and efficiencies.
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of project accounting and financial planning
  • Experience of production of management accounts
  • Experience of leading on budgeting and forecasting
  • Able to apply knowledge and experience to solve complex problems, resulting in change
  • Ability to collect and interpret financial and operational data (e.g. performance metrics) to assess efficiency and effectiveness, undertaking analysis and reporting and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Good oral and written communication skills, ability to put complex financial issues into layman’s terms for non-specialist audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of working effectively and ability to influence senior colleagues
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines, ability to work well under pressure and to be able to prioritise a heavy workload
  • Able to understand new situations and information quickly, and interpret, challenge appropriately.

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