Finance Business Partner - PART TIME - Financial Services

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Nottingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Finance Business Partner

3 Months - PART TIME - 3 Days

Nottingham

My client is a leading Financial Services business and we are currently looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their UK&I Finance team based in Nottingham. This is a highly visible role which will have significant exposure to senior stakeholders with a varied set of responsibilities.

*** PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS PART TIME - 3 DAYS PER WEEK ***

Key responsibilities:

* Partnering with the business leaders to help them understand their revenue and cost drivers and pro-actively drive and implement business optimisation and efficiencies, providing insight into product revenue and product margins.
* Support business partnering activities by ensuring the appropriate level of Commercial Support is provided to the business across a number of marketing, customer retention, product and billing initiatives and improvement plans.
* Identify risk and opportunities and work with the business to deliver cost saving initiatives and to ensure that available funds are directed towards the hardest hitting optimisation initiatives.
* Promote best practice, and continue with business process improvements and re-engineering to drive efficiency and add value to the business.
* Key financial processes including month end close, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting, financial control and governance. Responsibility for ensuring month end is performed accurately and effectively in line with divisional policies
* Ensure MI processes are efficient and meet stakeholders' needs and changing environment
* Co-ordinate and manage the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process and to ensure key deliverables are met with input from a variety of senior stakeholders (including the senior leadership team and their direct reports).

Skills and Experience Required

* Demonstrable experience in a finance function of a large corporate, ideally Plc, with some experience partnering with stakeholders
* A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
* Ability to develop business relationships with key stakeholders
* An articulate and proactive approach in order to develop a thorough understanding of the Go to Market business area
* Adaptability to change and proven track record of working in and responding positively to a fast paced, matrix organisation
* Excellent analytical, financial modelling and problem solving skills, an unfaltering attention to detail and is highly logical and numerate
* Ability to work collaboratively across a matrix organisation, managing multiple stakeholders, including those at a senior level
* Experience working with sales/marketing teams and non-financial teams

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