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Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Job ref:

    AF - FBP - 28936_1538065326

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a leader in their field are looking for a Finance Business Partner to come on board and join their ever-growing team.

Description - Finance Business Partner - DELIVERY & SALES DEPARTMENT

- Build and maintain strong working relationships with senior management of the business.

- Constructively challenge the unit's function to deliver cost savings through the identification and presentation of opportunities, and through rigorous year-round expense discipline.

- Build and maintain an excellent understanding of the unit's cost base in terms of actual and budgeted spend.

- Prepare cost centre reports and detailed cost analysis for budget holders, presenting them monthly, explaining variances and identifying options to remain on budget.

- Provide close and continuous support to budget holders, ensuring that they understand their budgets and actual costs.

- Take the lead in preparing the annual budgets, and ad hoc actions.

- Assist in the production and review of business cases.

- Help to ensure that monthly, quarterly and year end accounts and reports are completed accurately and on time.

- Support the Group Finance Manager and wider finance team with ad hoc requests

Skills/Experience required:

* Proven ability to take complex financial information and provide insight and analysis to senior management to help them strategically manage their business.
* Understanding of applicable regulatory frameworks
* Ability to work independently, exercising good initiative and judgement
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills including influencing skills; with the ability to develop business networks, working collaboratively across Finance and the Business
* Proven time management and prioritisation skills.
* Proven experience and ability to deliver excellent customer care and valuing diversity.
* Proven attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously.
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and targets
* To ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to so that consistent and standard practice is achieved across the organisation
* A commitment to continuing professional development.

Previous experience of business partnering with DEVELOPMENT or the SALES team.