Finance Business Parner

Location
England, London
Salary
car allowance + benefits
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Ref
13846861/001
Contact
Christopher Walker
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

You will be the finance leader across a range of contracts. Working closely with the divisional director and all levels of operational management to ensure that financial targets are met, including margin and growth.

Client Details

Our client are a truly global organisation and market leaders in providing services to the healthcare sector. Their business is all about building strong relationships based on trust. Whatever the services they provide, they strive to set standards that others can only try to follow.

Description

  • Work alongside the Divisional Director to ensure that all Divisional financial targets are met through identifying business trends, managing financial risks/opportunities and working with all levels of operational management

  • Full involvement in contract negotiations where a material change to service and funding is anticipated and ensuring that these changes are fully accounted for and reflected in the contract financial reports

  • Attendance at internal finance and business review meetings to analyse performance of both individual contracts and division

  • Highlight all key risks and opportunities on the contracts and ensure action is taken to mitigate and maximise respectively

  • Attendance at client meetings, leading discussions on financial issues such as debt management, additional works invoicing, contractual uplift negotiations

  • Analysis, interrogation and finalisation of management accounts on a periodic basis to a tight timescale, ensuring all income and costs are accounted for in accordance with ISS accounting policy

  • Develop and execute actions to improve financial performance, ensuring that contract action plans are developed, followed, updated and communicated on a regular basis indicating the expected timescales and impact of those actions

  • Monitor the profile of expenditure to provide accurate trend analysis therefore identifying areas for improvement on contracts and assist in the accuracy of forecasting

  • Liaising with credit control to assist in the monitoring of customer debt, ensuring that operational management resolve issues promptly to obtain invoice payment in line with payment terms

  • Preparation, review and presentation of annual contract budget with all levels of operational management

  • Thorough analysis of individual and consolidated divisional forecasts always ensuring that year end targets are achieved

  • Ensure that all finance processes are consistently followed on contracts; be the expert in the finance systems used

  • Other duties as are within the scope of the spirit of the job and title of the position

Profile

  • Fully qualified CIMA

  • Previous experience of project or management accounts analysis, interpretation and finalisation essential

  • Experience in a commercial services contract environment

  • Professional and pro-active with the ability to challenge to effect change

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels, both within the organisation and externally

  • Ability to manage one's own time and to prioritise work effectively essential

  • High level of computer literacy including Excel, Word, Financial Systems (Citrix)

  • Excellent understanding of the business and all aspects of the finance function

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a finance business partner role in Central London with a competitive salary package + benefits