Finance Business Partner

Job Description

Job Title - Finance Business Partner

Job Market - Insurance / Accountancy

Job Location - London


Finance Business Partner - About the role

To work with the various business units with the Specialty Division to provide insight into financial performance, aid planning and forecasting and deliver a strong reporting process.

Finance Business Partner - Key duties

Work in close partnership with the Regional Director, Branch Directors and Head of Finance of Specialty to provide accurate and comprehensive annual budgets and quarterly reforecasts

Conduct monthly review meetings with the Regional Director, Branch Directors and other budget holders and to act as a key point of contact to support the business

Monthly cost review to ensure costs are in line with budget with any deviations from plan reported and explained

Provide monthly reporting to the Head of Finance and CEO of business performance against budget/forecast together with risks and opportunities for the remainder of the year

Build strong relations and provide financial support to commercial decision making

Challenge current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings wherever possible

Liaise with central finance

Annual budgeting for Group central cost base as well as longer term planning (3 year)

Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required

Aid Integration of newly acquired businesses•

Finance Business Partner - Key requirements

ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified / Qualified by experience

Commercial Finance experience working in a fast-paced growth environment (over 5 years)

Finance business partner experience

Budgeting and Planning experience as well as monthly reporting

Financial modelling

Microsoft Excel (advanced)

Highly analytical with attention to detail