Finance Business Partner

Alexander Daniels Ltd
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Alexander Daniels are currently partnering with a leading financial services organisation who are keen to add to the current Business Partnering team. They are looking for an exceptional Finance Business Partner who is looking to join a growing organisation.

Finance Business Partner Role:

* Application of commercial and financial knowledge to influence operational outcomes and deliver results to the Finance managers and relevant business functions.
* Challenge the accuracy, integrity and quality of the assets, liabilities and P&L data being reported.
* Management of resource to ensure all departmental deliverables are defined and delivered accurately and of requisite quality in line with customer timetables.
* Responsible for driving and embedding a culture of financial and commercial challenge.
* Understand and manage the Risk and Control framework that Admin Re operates, applying finance knowledge to ensure departmental risks are evaluated, measured, and mitigated.
* Develop, lead and influence effective relationships with key internal and external contacts and be seen as a subject matter expert and key business stakeholder.
* Define and operationally improve the financial processes, models and systems (e.g. general ledger, forecasting tool and group submission tool). Challenge, develop and implement improvements in efficiency and quality.
* Proactively drive continuous end to end improvement of the Admin Re model in the department to ensure both financial accuracy and correct customer outcome.
* Define and deliver operational MI to executive stakeholders, that drives and influences business action and cross functional understanding as well as process improvement.
* Application of subject matter expertise within Finance, through appropriate engagement with stakeholders to drive long term improvement to operational models.
* Articulate financial concepts, results and impacts to non-financial individuals across all levels of the organisation and to external stakeholders.
* Management of direct and indirect staff in delivering BAU service and management of staff performance.
* Improve team effectiveness through gap analysis, coordinating delivery of objectives, challenging as appropriate and inspiring the team to deliver continuous improvement.
* Deputise for management for operational tasks.


The successful Finance Business Partner must be ACA, ACMA or ACCA qualified

Finance Business Partner Skills:

* Communicates effectively, including written and oral presentation, engaging customers and stakeholders
* Demonstrates good organisational skills, with an analytical and methodical approach to work
* Ability to work very well in a team or independently, consulting and engaging others appropriately in the wider function and business.
* Demonstrates appropriate prioritisation skills
* Ability to apply specialist knowledge to improve processes.
* Strong operational financial management skills
* Strong leadership skills within task management and process improvement.

Finance Business Partner Experience:

* At least 10 years’ experience in a finance environment (or relevant qualification)
* Experience of working within a regulatory environment
* Experience in implementation of new financial systems and/or processes
* Experience of system interrogation
* Understands the commercial environment
* Knowledge of operation of General Ledger and policy transaction systems including journal preparation and posting
* Knowledge of Life and Pensions financial and regulatory environment (not essential)

What is on offer?

Salary between £50,000 to £55,000 + benefits

If this position is of intertest, contact Nick Singh on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat or email your cv along with a covering letter

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