Finance Business Partner

  • £60,000-£70,000 + excellent additional bens GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • B&FS Finance
  • 06 Sep 18 2018-09-06

A leading consultancy group to the Financial Services & Legal sector is hiring for a Finance Business Partner to join their London office.

This role straddles two areas - both based ‘within the business’, but working in close partnership with the Finance function. It provides an opportunity for accountants
with excellent relationship management and practical financial
management skills to both ensure the Division has VFM at the heart of its
thinking in working to successfully deliver its objectives.

Job Description
 Develop and own the production financial MI both regular (e.g.
management accounts) and ad-hoc reporting
 Lead on project accounting policies and practices for the Division (which is
a significant proportion of the Division’s activity)
 Initiate, drive and implement improvements in resource management
practices across the Division
 Related to the above, provide expertise to senior level stakeholders who
are not themselves financial management experts
 Provide those stake-holders with expert, fact-based financial management
 Regularly train and coach colleagues in the Division, at all levels, on our
financial management processes
 Be a subject matter expert in finance with the ability to propose,
implement and run management frameworks
 Act as the control point for the Division’s spend and recruitment
 Managing complex tasks and projects
 Build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in other
business areas w
 Draft and present clear and concise papers, provide oversight on papers
drafted by other team members, and attend management and decision making
 Maintain a high level of knowledge about Enforcement's strategic vision
and understand how to most effectively contribute to this vision, including
the ability to explain and present this to senior management.
 Attend and contribute to knowledge sharing events and identify
opportunities for knowledge sharing, including being a member of expert


Ideal Candidate

 Qualified accountant – c.2-5 years PQE
 A track record of project accounting experience (e.g. in Professional
services, Construction, IT etc.)
 Evidence of strong Excel and modelling skills with the ability to work with
and manipulate large volumes of data.

Required Technical Skills:
 Capability in forming and maintaining effective working relationships with
peers, management, internal and external stakeholders across the
organisation and external agencies
 Experienced communicator, capable of presenting clearly and effectively to
a variety of recipients, orally and in writing
 Ability to assess and analyse voluminous and/or data-heavy bodies of
 Exercise judgement on the information available and being able to support
those judgements where appropriate, including to senior management
 Influence internal and external stakeholders and working constructively
with choices made by others, including when disagreeing with the choices

 Finance business partnering experience
 Experienced in developing a project strategy including identifying key risks
and putting in place steps to mitigate those risks, splitting the project into
relevant work-streams and planning required resource


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