Finance Business Partner

Permanent

Bruin

Finance Business Partner
London,
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An exciting opportunity has arisen at a multinational postal service and courier company for a Finance Business Partner. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Driving the engagement and challenging the ambition, and viability, of strategic plans, budgets and forecasts
  • Working with the business leadership team to develop, challenge, and then influence delivery of business strategy and KPIs
  • Partnering with business leadership team to instill a performance management culture including driving the performance debate in Review meetings and ensuring that risks, issues and opportunities are identified early and subsequent interventions/action plans agreed
  • Driving the pace of business decision making, using facts, insight and commercial acumen, and influence business leadership to ensure resources are secured to deliver business change
  • Ensuring that cost efficiency and a cost conscious culture is a key focus for the business units leadership team
  • Seeking continuous process improvements and promote best practice
  • Collaborating with Investment Business Partner to support & challenge the business
  • Ensuring financial and business controls remain relevant by working with accountable owners in Group or central functions

Skills Required:

  • Must be a Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)

  • An excellent communicator who can guide colleagues and staff with no financial background in their understanding of financial management

  • Ability to challenge and influence across a wide range of stakeholders, including senior levels in the organisation

  • Experience in supporting development of strategy and long term and short term business plans

  • Experienced in driving right level of strategic debate in financial planning through a strong commercial mindset and with high levels of business acumen and experience.
  • Proven track record of effectively supporting and influencing stakeholders and providing a full ‘business partnering service’.
  • Significant experience of budget and target management, including financial and non financial metrics

  • Experience of working within a large a complex matrix organisation and manage multiple, and sometimes conflicting, priorities

  • Ability to work at pace and evaluate risk

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a strategic role at a globally recognised  company with a highly competitive salary and benefits package offering.  For more information on this role or to discuss other opportunities in financial services please contact Ed Dowling [email protected].

 

Location: London

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

Ed.Dowling

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