Totum Partners are delighted to be working with a global law firm and support them in hiring a Finance Business Partner which will support leadership teams by providing accurate financial planning and analysis advice. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who wishes to be part of a progressive, customer-centric team providing budget assurance, performance improvement and proactive financial support.
This role will report to the Head of Finance Business Partnering, key components of the role include annual budgeting, quarterly reforecasting and longer term strategic reviews to support profitable growth. You will serve as the financial link between the Partnership and the Finance department, providing financial mentoring and training to stakeholders, ensuring strategic business development. There will be a strong focus on preparing monthly finance management information, monitoring performance against operational plans, helping partners achieve agreed financial targets and preparing and presenting detailed half-yearly financial review documents and business cases for key initiatives. This role will provide advanced analysis and financial management to maximise profitability around fee earner utilisation and working capital and there will be scope to support the Commercial Finance team in executing the firms pricing strategy, and work with BD Managers on client bids and proposals.
Applicants should be Qualified Accountants and be able to demonstrate the ability to influence key business strategies and initiatives. The individual will need a strategic view of the business and impact on Finance to improve and deliver a proactive service. Strong commercial awareness is key with experience in understanding complex and diverse business requirements. You must be service oriented with experience of stakeholder management & the potential to establish a polished reputation in the business quickly.