Senior Finance Business Partner

Employer
Lorus Consulting
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Our client is looking for a high calibre individual to provide sound business partnering, planning & analysis and strategic support to various areas of Finance within the UK and wider EMEA regions of the business. This is a highly visible role where developing new metrics will be essential to highlight growth opportunities for the business along with detailed financial and commercial support. Key to the success in this role will be developing efficiencies of current processes and structures, advancing current financial models and to provide high grade financial analytics to the operational teams. Other key accountabilities will include:

*Provision and presentation of key insight regarding the budgets, forecasts and Long Range Plan to divisional and central finance teams
*Understand variances in actual costs to forecast, budget including previous years and presenting variances to divisional and central finance teams
*Provides interpretation of financial analysis to enable business areas to make key decisions and achieve targets. Identifies actions to drive opportunities and mitigate risks
*Provide key commercial insight regarding divisional negotiations including valuations, benchmarking and impact on budget and tasking
*Liaise with legal team to ensure the drafting of any new legal terms reflect those agreed
*Preparation / oversee of the month end/Budget/LRP packs for the Consumer Leadership teams
*Key financial point of contact for senior members of the Commercial teams (Operations and Finance), as well as Group Finance functions

Further to this you will provide insightful analysis around investment appraisal and risk analysis as well as forecasting, planning and assisting the senior team with highly confidential and detailed special projects. The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant with first class academics and have demonstrable experience within Commercial Finance. Essential will be strong communication skills, capable of working with a senior management team along with the ability of influencing at a senior level including the ability to 'tell the story' in a concise and effective manner, adapted for the audience. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a world leading organisation that is known for excellence and one that provides unrivalled opportunity for career progression.

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