Assistant Finance Business Partner

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire / Leicester, Leicestershire
23 Nov 2022
07 Dec 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified
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Working within our CFO division, you'll ensure that data across the bank is managed, validated and made available to the finance and risk community for data analysis. You'll assist the Finance Business Partners operating as a key contact and subject matter expert. You'll be working with both legacy and strategic platforms to provide consolidated data that is fit for the wider bank to use.

If you enjoy crunching data and have excellent attention to detail, this could be the role for you!

The difference you'll make.

  • Liaising between business and cost reporting and planning to ensure all budget/forecasts requirements are captured and challenges are relayed

  • Supporting in the provision full transparency of all risks and opportunities, embedded challenges and support the business in creating detailed plans to address them

  • Improving and understanding the impact of financial reporting on business performance to provide data insights to better support business decisions across the bank

  • Assisting in the provision of analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies

  • Reporting of costs covering actual v budget variances including individual business performance/P&Ls

  • Supporting the development of effective commercial procedures, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial, and financial targets are delivered

What you'll bring.

  • Experience understanding and analysing data to review business performance.

  • Experience in reporting costs with the ability to interpret and evaluate information and make recommendations.

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Strong influencing, stakeholder management and prioritisation skills.

  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships within and outside Finance through personal credibility and delivery of results.

  • Able to develop own functional plans, with the ability to manage multiple, conflicting interests and deadlines.

What else you need to know.

This is a full-time permanent position offering flexible working between home and the office.

How we'll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.

  • Plus a £500 annual cash allowance to spend on our great range of benefits. Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 28 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates. Including: Bupa medical insurance, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform including retailers, entertainment, eating out, travel and more

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

  • Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships

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A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.

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