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Senior Finance Business Partner


- Senior Finance Business Partner (034624) Senior Finance Business Partner 034624 Organisation - Chief Finance Officer Job - General Finance Position Type - Full Time Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependant on skills and experience. Location – Working from home initially, then Southwark, London. Overview of role Working in the London Underground Asset Maintenance Finance team partnering a business that maintains all of London Undergrounds assets, from our fleet of trains through to the stations our customers travel through and much more. You will be a trusted and influential member of the business partner leadership team, shaping and supporting the delivery of an ambitious transformation programme combined with financial management and stewardship of maintenance budgets. The role requires a team player who can work across remits, manage extensive stakeholder groups and lead on the value agenda. You will be responsible for all aspects of the financial management of a portfolio of contracts, projects and insourced maintenance activity. The role will require strong commercial, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills combined with experience of developing strong business partnering relationships and delivering significant cost saving programmes and supporting transformation. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic finance professional who are team players and keen to make an impact and work with a dynamic and friendly team that keeps London moving. Key Accountabilities Leads and develops effective business partner relationships with the client directorate at all levels. Ensures that Senior Managers have an integrated view of financial performance, with early warning on significant changes in expected performance/costs/income along with clear corrective actions. Manages preparation of the business plan, budget and the maintenance of the forecast and with focus on associated risk and opportunities Formulate plans to maximise financial and business performance (including maximising revenue and efficiencies delivery) through the provision of high quality performance information and effective business partnering and stakeholder engagement. Supports and challenges Sponsors, Directors and Senior Managers using investment and project appraisal techniques and models to support effective decision making on project and investments proposals. Ensures the validity of all information with a financial consequence originating from the partner business function; from the underlying accounting transactions captured in Business Services Function to information presented to internal boards and committees or into the public domain Accountable for ensuring full financial control and management is in place, including working capital management, although the majority of these processes and controls will be completed in the Business Services Function. Manages the capability and drives the development of the Finance Business Partnering team and assist in developing training for non-finance managers and budget holders to improve commercial and financial skills. To provide inspirational leadership to achieve behavioural changes and to create a "can do" culture across the directorate. Skills, Knowledge & Experience Skills   Variance and Financial/Budgetary Analysis (Expert) Forecasting (Expert)-Systems and Software (Experience) Cost Accounting (Expert) Business Case Analysis, Development and Assurance (Experience) Risk and control (Experience) Professional Accounting principles and standards (Practitioner) Management reporting and external reporting and ad-hoc communication (Practitioner) Commercial acumen (Experience) Knowledge   Educated to degree level or equivalent; Numerate and experience and understanding of Finance and accounting Experience of building strong relationships and managing complex stakeholders relationships across the business. Confident in and having the gravitas to partner with the business as a credible finance professional. Experience of building on and leveraging resources/networks across the business to achieve business objectives. Demonstrable working knowledge of investment appraisal tools and methodologies and their application to a complex range of activities. Experience   Must have demonstrable experience of managing and developing high performing finance teams. Experience in managing delivery of key management accounting services to time, budget and quality. Extensive experience working in a business environment with senior management with demonstrable skills in challenging and collaborating with this type of stakeholder. Experience of integrated ERP accounting platforms (SAP) able to develop data strategies to enable effective reporting, planning and financial management and control. Demonstrable experience of driving significant value out of efficiencies and leading on savings programmes which may be outside of their span of control. Equality and Diversity We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. Application Process Please apply using your CV and a two page covering letter. Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience in the advert and cover this in your CV and cover letter. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 20 January @ 23:59 Benefits In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:  Final salary pension scheme Free travel for you on the TfL network A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme Retail, health, leisure and travel offers

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  • Ad ID:  18729618
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  12/01/2021, 03:25
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