Commercial Finance Business Partner
DescriptionAbout usPerkbox has built one of the UK’s most successful digital engagement platforms, offering employers a wide choice of financial, health and wellbeing perks with which to recognize and reward their employees. Headquartered in London, we have grown from 20 employees in April 2015 to over 270 employees and have offices in Sheffield, Paris and Sydney. Perkbox helps companies of all sizes attract, motivate and retain staff by creating a positive and supportive working culture. We are considered one of the most refreshing and innovative ways to improve employee happiness and productivity.You can see more about our proposition here:-And you can get a peek as to how our culture is here:-About the RoleReporting to Head of Commercial Finance this business partnering role will be fundamental in supporting and influencing senior managers across the business. The company has grown quickly over the past few years and has recently implemented severalnew product lines to its portfolio and scaled operations to two additional overseas territories. Thisrole is created at an exciting time where the scope of our work has increased significantly due to the changes in the business and we are looking to improve on our reporting metrics and key performance indicators.We also won the Finance Team of the Year at the 2018 Accounting Excellence awards, highlighting the importance of our team in driving growth, supporting decision-making and bringing all aspects of the business together.Key ResponsibilitiesPartner closely with product managers steering the commercial decision-making process with scenario modelling and preparation of financial insights. You will need to facilitate and influence decisions and provide support across the business.Working closely with our Data Squad, share insight into the commercial reporting requirements of the business, discussing and problem-solving issues which affect our financial reporting. Drive changes to the quality, clarity and integrity of metrics reported.Key finance contact for monthly and quarterly financial forecasts partnering closely with individual departments to ensure that their requirements and plans are met alongside the wider strategy and goals.Analysis of variances vs budget, forecast and prior year including preparation of variance bridges and reconciliations between models and plan versions.Assist in the preparation of the interim and annual external reporting requirements including investor presentations.Headcount control and forecasting, particularly managing the expectations of individual departments and partnering closely with the recruitment and talent managerProvide weekly, monthly & quarterly dashboards and reports for Executive teamAd-hoc insights and reports as required, including potential to be involved in other projects across the businessRequirementsAbout You3+ years of business partnering experience in a commercial environmentQualified accountant with 1-2 years of PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)Understanding of SAAS business drivers and operationsExcellent attention to detail and capable of working in a fast paced and high pressure environment managing multiple projects simultaneouslyA natural business partner, able to forge and manage great relationships with demanding senior business stakeholdersAbility to convey messages with confidence and credibilityInfluences decisions and supports the strategic agenda of stakeholders in the wider businessAdvanced Excel skills and strong experience with creating financial modelsExperience with Salesforce and Netsuite preferred but not essentialUnderstanding of SQLBenefitsAre there any benefits besides the salary?Hopefully you would agree it would be a bit silly to have an employee perks company called Perkbox and not offer our own team amazing perks! The hint is in the name. You of course get all the perks we offer to our customers. We also do regular team lunches, out of office days and team building nights. We also have a generous learning budget, pension, and a huge blow out all-hands party twice per year.