Senior Finance Business Partner – Liverpool - £60,000 to £65,000 plus a wide range of benefits and mix of office and home working (post-COVID) (currently all WFH)
Based in Merseyside, our service-based client is seeking to appoint a talented and commercial finance business partner to join a highly regarded business partnering team. Your role will report to the CFO and provide guidance to the senior leadership team of the Asset Management Team.
- Provide strategic, commercial, and financial insight, advice, and support to Executive Directors, senior managers, and governance bodies on all aspects of financial management for complex and high-risk business areas and activities.
- Lead and develop, including the matrix management of, a team of finance professionals to provide a high-quality service by regularly reviewing work outputs, setting improvement targets, and appraising individual performance.
- Ensure that business decisions are underpinned by sound and appropriate financial planning, analysis, and expertise.
- Undertake financial modelling, scenario planning, business case preparation, and appraisal to support effective decision-making and improved business performance.
- Effectively manage and develop the relationships with Executive Directors, senior managers, and other senior stakeholders through collaborating, influencing, challenging and negotiating, to support the Group in achieving its objectives.
- Collaborate with both finance and operational colleagues to identify, investigate and implement remedial action to address issues impacting financial and business performance.
- Lead initiatives to improve and develop financial literacy awareness and understanding across the business.
- Input into statutory, regulatory, or other external reporting as required (either specific to the business area or corporate).
- Oversee and be accountable for financial activity, reporting, and practices for the business area ensuring they are subject to regular review. Identify and realise continuous improvement opportunities in accordance with change management protocols.
It is essential that you are a qualified CCAB (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) accountant ideally from a large and complex business with proven experience of financial planning, coupled with the ability to be able to negotiate, influence, and challenge senior stakeholders. Ideally, you will have worked within asset management before.