Senior Finance Business Partner

Meraki Talent
19 Oct 2020
21 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Meraki Talent are supporting a global finance services business with the appointment of a Senior Finance Business Partner on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The Opportunity

This Senior Finance Business Partner job in Edinburgh with a global financial services business is a marvellous opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a dynamic, fast-paced team. The business is undergoing a significant period of change, resulting in the need for high-quality, value-add financial support from an analytical and strategic perspective.

On Offer

The position of Senior Finance Business Partner is based in Edinburgh city centre but will begin as home working. All the necessary equipment and a fantastic online induction will be completed to ensure a professional & swift remote on-boarding. The role will offer:
  • A highly competitive base salary
  • Excellent bonus potential
  • Exceptional pension scheme
  • Other company perks
The Role

As Finance Business Partner, you will support a senior of senior stakeholders across the business, providing insight and analysis to better aid decision making. Specifically, your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Improving the quality and impact of financial reporting on business performance, ensuring accurate and timely delivery
  • Working with the business to ensure financial performance is understood and acted upon
  • Providing analysis and insight that links financial reports to business strategies
  • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with senior managers and their teams
  • Providing accurate, timely and comprehensive annual budgets as well as re-forecasts
  • To independently conduct monthly review meetings with budget holders and to act as a key point of contact to support the budget holders with commercial business, capital and investment proposals
  • Monthly presentation of financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk
  • Embedding cost discipline across the business, challenging current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings wherever possible
  • Assist with half-year and year-end deliverables
  • Support project teams with financial analysis and control to ensure business cases are fit for purpose together with post implementation reviews
  • Build and maintain key partner and customer relationships
To Be considered
  • Qualified Accountant â€" ESSENTIAL
  • Financial Services experience â€" ESSENTIAL
  • Investment/Asset Management experience â€" DESERIABLE
  • Ability to interact, engage and influence senior stakeholders
  • Exceptional analytical and business partnering skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson for a private & confidential chat regarding this brilliant opportunity.