Project Finance Business Partner

BWD Search & Selection
18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Finance Business Partner – Financial Services – Leeds – Paying up to £50,000 per annum

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understand the aims of the project and provide analysis and advice.
  • Identify risks and agree resolution methods.
  • Financial processing.
  • Maintain a ‘live view’ of project cost and benefits.
  • Validate and challenge assumptions/basis of calculation for benefits and costs.
  • Ensure ongoing costs have been recognised and validated by receiving function working with Business Partners and cost team.
  • Report performance of project against forecast and highlight future impact of under/over spend.
  • Act as the single interface into the portfolio for financial data demands.
  • Apply professional judgement balancing timely updates to stakeholders with longer term analysis of emerging issues.

Essential Skills and experience:

  • Accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) – exams and experience complete. (min of 3 years PQE)
  • Experience of Project Accounting within a regulated environment.
  • Ability to interpret technical information.
  • Rigorous, methodical and well organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify and address key risks/implications.
  • Ability to apply professional judgement.
  • Proactively seeks to improve processes and outcomes.
  • Self-confident, resilient individual who can anticipate issues and overcome them.
  • Experience working in a target-driven project environment.
  • Able to understand new regulations and guidance and educate the business of any changes and their implications.
  • Financial services experience.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of project accounting and processes and cost, non-interest income and/or capex reporting in financial services.

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