Finance Business Partner - Industry & Commerce

Job Title: Finance Business Partner - Industry & Commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Great Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AT-4692_1620125106
Contact Name: Amy Tate
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2021 11:45

Job Description

I am looking for a driven, qualified individual to become a Financial Business Partner within a highly creative and globally listed business. This Company has been growing and developing over several years; they are looking for a vivacious and enthusiastic candidate to come and join their team.

This role will be responsible for partnering with the Finance team of a number of EMEA markets to aid in the completion and review for monthly, forecast and Budget reporting cycles.

The successful candidate will be joining a company where your talents are praised and are encouraged to improve and develop a vast sill set. This amazing position is a wonderful career move; you would have the opportunity to deal with senior people and see first-hand how a successful business grows.

Responsibilities: -

  • Use insights to advise on decisions to reduce cost, and increase profit and revenue, balancing financial performance with the customer value proposition;
  • Monitoring the accuracy of documents through analysing and interpreting financial statement information;
  • Develop plans and actions with the business to achieve strategy through negotiation knowledge sharing and offering challenging advice;
  • Identify and solve Key balance sheet and P&L reporting issues;
  • Financial change, improving processes and systems;
  • Pro Responsible for a number of EMEA markets, completing the following functions:
  • Partnering with the local country finance function, gaining in-depth knowledge of country issues and developing strong relationships and being seen as a key finance business partner;
  • Analyse monthly/budget/forecast results, preparing commentary for senior global and regional stakeholders.
  • Provide training in consolidation software and accounting advice to local finance teams;
  • Provide support to the Senior Regional Finance Personnel;
  • Keep the Senior Regional Finance Personnel updated on all matters of significance - key aspect 'no surprises'.

Key Skills: -

  • Qualified accountant;
  • Experience with consolidation software;
  • Familiarity with financial controls and strong IFRS experience;
  • Strong academics;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and develop relationships;
  • High level of analytic skills and financially astute;
  • Comfortable handling large amounts of data in Excel and proficient in Excel use;
  • Foreign languages a distinct advantage though not essential;
  • Forward thinking, confidently voicing new ideas to improve processes.