Finance Business Partner - Functions & Operations (Banking)

London, England, United Kingdom
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
08 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

Our client (Financial Services) is seeking a Business Partner for their Group Functions & Operations (HR, Compliance, Risk & Finance)

The role will provide support to business unit heads, and will contribute to a number of key processes (Budgeting, Business Case Analysis, Monthly Finance MI etc.)

Candidates must have strong Finance Business Partnering / Management Accounting experience, and must have partnered with a functions / operations department. Banking experience is highly preferable.

Key Duties

  • Providing analytical support to new business initiatives. Assessing and contributing to business cases for tactical and strategic investments in any Function and monitoring progress and benefits realisation.
  • Providing analytical support for new (or renewed) contracts with major suppliers of any Function
  • Ensuring all budgets and plans for each Function are produced in a timely manner and to quality required for submission to executive committees and the Board of directors.
  • Managing the production of the monthly financial MI (including insightful, actionable commentary) for each Function by working day 3 of each month.
  • Managing a view of financial risks and opportunities within each Function's cost base on an ongoing basis.
  • Creating analytical insight to help identify opportunities to drive change and improve efficiency (including driving revenues, reducing costs) within each Function
  • Documentation of key Finance processes including identification of key controls

Essential Experience

  • Minimum 3 years as a Management Accountant or a similar Finance role partnering a Functions / Operations team
  • Experience working within the banking industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Degree - ideally in quantitative subject eg Mathematics, Accounting or Statistics

Desirable Experience

  • Excel at Macro level desirable.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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