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Finance Business Partner

Salary £65k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sectors Finance & Accountancy
UK & Regional
Job Reference T81/HEB/30491
Contact Harry Brookmyre
Date posted 12-12-2018

Our client, a renowned Investment Management firm are in search for a Financial Analyst / Business Partner, to join their London team. The successful candidate will be expected to be a be able to handle looking at historical numbers, but also have the ability to analyse numbers and have the ability to communicate their findings to senior management.

Key Responsibilities:
• Analyse the group's cost base, investigating and interpreting variances against budget
• Prepare accurate and timely cost centre reports with detailed analysis of spending, insightful commentary and analysis
• Develop the group’s cost forecasting capabilities and contribute to the annual budgeting cycle
• Make commercial recommendations to improve efficiency and realise cost savings
• Recommend improvements to finance processes to more accurately record costs
• Conduct regular review meetings with budget holders, becoming a trusted advisor and adding value through your insight into the numbers
• Build an active partnership with all business divisions (e.g. Investment Management, Financial Planning) and group functions (e.g. Operations, HR, ICT, Marketing), developing strong relationships with senior managers and their teams
• Present an effective challenge to budget holders to ensure good cost control is maintained
• Work with senior executives to improve their understanding of management information and its resulting impact on business performance

Skills & Experience:
• Recently qualified ACA or equivalent
• Proficient use of Microsoft Excel
• Strong analytical skills, with ability to manipulate data effectively
• Financial Services / Investment Management industry experience advantageous
• Up-to-date IFRS accounting standards knowledge advantageous
• Commercial acumen and genuine interest in the business
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with individuals of all levels

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