Forvis Mazars UK

Senior Finance Business Partner

Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
06 May 2024
Closes
06 Jun 2024
Ref
3772
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Forvis Mazars cares about your career progression, offering individually designed career paths that help you pursue your interests, match your changing needs, and explore your true potential. We work with diverse, prestigious clients across a range of sectors and geographies, giving you the opportunity to constantly update and grow your skills for lifelong professional development.  

Our Business Services team is a collective of creative, strategic, forward-thinking business enablers. Together the People & Culture, Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations, Finance and Quality & Risk Management teams make it their mission to ensure Mazars has the right tools, technology, strategies and services in place to deliver exceptional client service and future-proof our growing business.

Are you a high performing, dynamic forward focused Senior Finance Business Partner looking for a new challenge? Due to growth, we are looking for an experienced finance professional to become a trusted advisor providing financial insights, analysis, support, and advice to business leaders to drive actions and decisions to achieve business goals. If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, this is the role for you.

About the team

Our Business Services team is a collective of creative, strategic, forward-thinking business enablers. Together the People & Culture, Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations, Finance and Quality & Risk Management teams make it their mission to ensure Mazars has the right tools, technology, strategies, and services in place to deliver exceptional client service and future-proof our growing business.

About the role 

We are looking for a candidate who is confident with finance business partnering with Business Unit and Service Line Leaders.

  • Lead a team of Finance Business Partners in reporting of financial performance, trends and insightful commentary
  • Support business leaders with the preparation and presentation of budgets and regular forecasts to reflect business strategy.
  • Set a high quality standard for the rest of the team with preparation of clear, concise and accurate management information
  • Analyse and interpret business performance data to support Business Leaders make informed decisions to improve financial performance
  • Being proactive in identifying issues and providing solutions to drive actions 
  • Produce informative variance analysis, turning data into digestible information suitable for a senior audience
  • Support the business prepare pricing proposals
  • Support training of team members in finance processes and requirements
  • Monitor compliance with income recognition principles and ensure costs are accounted for correctly and consistently
  • Liaison with other areas of the business to ensure development and integration of all processes and knowledge sharing
  • Develop and improve reporting to make it as accessible and useful as possible. e.g. including Power BI dashboards.

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for a candidate who is up to date technical knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • We would like a candidate who actively seeks to enhance expertise and  knowledge, through training and working closely with the business
  • Ability to identify issues through sound analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations
  • Hold a recognised accounting qualification (ICAEW/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experienced in handling and accurately consolidating data/financial information
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Experience of Power BI (preferable) or willingness to learn
  • Experience of Anaplan (preferable) or willingness to learn
  • Previous experience or understanding of a professional services business

About Forvis Mazars

Forvis Mazars is a leading global professional services network. The network operates under a single brand worldwide, with just two members: Forvis Mazars LLP in the United States and Forvis Mazars Group SC, an internationally integrated partnership operating in over 100 countries and territories.

Both member firms share a commitment to providing an unmatched client experience, delivering audit & assurance, tax and advisory services around the world. Together, our strategic vision strives to move our clients, people, industry and communities forward.  Through our reach and areas of expertise, we help organisations respond to emerging sustainability issues in the global marketplace including human rights, climate change, environmental impacts and culture.

We are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team with a huge sense of connection and belonging. This is a place where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action.  

At Forvis Mazars, we empower our people and celebrate individuality. We thrive on teamwork and are agile. We have bold foresight and give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and have a deeper understanding, to help make an impact so that everyone can reach their full potential.  

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Forvis Mazars; we want to ensure everyone, whether in the recruitment process or beyond is fully supported to be their unique self. To read more about our approach click here 

Our aim is to make the recruitment process as accessible and inclusive as possible - please contact us to discuss any changes you may require so we can work with you to support you throughout your application.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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