- 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, opportunity to buy and sell holiday
- 15% employer pension contribution, performance related bonus
- Flexible working, cycle to work scheme, healthcare cash plan and life assurance
- Paid voluntary day, maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave
- Benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health and wellbeing, travel, and technology...and plenty more
We have an opening for a Finance Business Partner - Senior Manager to play a key role in providing challenge and support to the business in order to achieve the British Business Bank's (BBB) strategic plan.
As a high-profile, prestigious organisation at the forefront of the government's efforts to help finance markets work better so that businesses across the UK can survive, prosper and grow, you will act as a key interface between Finance and the product teams by developing and maintaining accurate knowledge and understanding of the investment portfolios contained within the programmes.
The role involves building processes, designing management information (MI) and investigating and documenting how the Bank's products impact its financial statements. It is a role requiring an individual to apply a fundamental understanding of finance to a diverse range of financial products, which receive relatively complex accounting treatments. The role is not routine, and it is essential that the role holder be a proactive problem-solver who can work with minimal support.
Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, you will oversee the finance onboarding of new delivery partners to ensure that adequate data provision is in place and operational records are kept. You will analyse variances and production and help to monitor our portfolio of delivery partners. It will be important for you to collaborate with the product teams to agree forecasts and modelling assumptions and translate our strategic plan into phased budgets and performance targets for monthly tracking.
It is essential that you have experience of budgeting and performance management and you will be a fully qualified chartered accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA). It is desirable that you have experience of analysing products within a financial services environment with knowledge of building new capabilities and board reporting.
As a Senior Manager at the Bank it is expected that you will role model candour and integrity, you will support the wellbeing of colleagues, encourage diversity of thought, and strive for continuous improvement. You will be collaborative, celebrate differences and inspire a culture of inclusion. You will have excellent communication skills and you will be confident in building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships.
We offer flexible working arrangements that empower our people to make their own decisions about where, when and how they approach work. We believe that diversity is a strength and welcome candidates from a diversity of backgrounds who can bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and ideas, and are proud that our continued efforts to engage our employees being recognised through our outstanding workplace 2021 award and investing in women Code Women accreditation.
If you're passionate and want to help the British small-business community, click apply now, we'd love to hear from you! View the full job description ABOUT US
The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to make finance markets work better so smaller businesses across the UK can prosper and grow.
Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank but independently managed.
To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 200 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.
Currently, we employ around 440 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.
Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.