Finance Partner

Recruiter
Experian Limited
Location
Bestwood Village, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Ref
1022155286
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
We're currently looking for a Finance Partner to join our UK&I Finance Team based in Nottingham. This is a highly visible role which will have significant exposure to senior stakeholders with a varied set of responsibilities. In this role, you'll have tremendous opportunity to have an influential role across all elements of the business and the ability to positively impact performance. Key responsibilitie Partnering with the Business Unit Senior Leaders to help them understand their revenue and cost drivers and pro-actively drive and implement business optimisation and efficiencies, providing insight into product revenue and product margins Support business partnering activities by ensuring the appropriate level of commercial support is provided to the business across several aspects; marketing, customer retention, product, billing initiatives and improvement plans Identify risk and opportunities and work with the business to deliver cost saving initiatives and to ensure that available funds are directed towards the hardest hitting optimisation initiatives Promote best practice, and continue with business process improvements and re-engineering to drive efficiency and add value to the business Key financial processes including month end close, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting, financial control and governance. Responsibility for ensuring month end is performed accurately and effectively in line with divisional policies Ensure MI processes are efficient and meet stakeholders' needs and changing environment Co-ordinate and manage the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process and to ensure key deliverables are met with input from a variety of senior stakeholders (including the senior leadership team and their direct reports) Operate effectively in a virtual team environment across multiple locations to drive the optimal allocation of work, provide open and honest feedback whilst focusing on continuous improvement What are we looking for? We're looking for someone who is seeking to progress their career with a market leading and global organisation. We're looking for future talent, therefore you must be someone who thrives from adding real value to the business and to your own development. Key experience / skills we're looking for: Demonstrable experience in a finance function of a large corporate, ideally Plc, in increasingly responsible positions People management and coaching skills, alongside excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a demonstrable post-qualified experience Presence, gravitas and ability to influence senior stakeholders Adaptability to change plus proven track record of working in and responding positively to a fast paced, matrix organisation Excellent analytical, financial modelling and problem solving skills; an unfaltering attention to detail, which demonstrates highly logical and numerate capabilities Strong drive to understand the commercial drivers of a business Proven ability to present ideas / opinions in a collaborative, credible and influential manner.Ability to present financial information simply and with insight for finance and non-finance decision makers A continuous improvement mind-set Strong knowledge and understanding of technical accounting issues - e.g. revenue recognition, capex

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