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Senior Business Finance Analyst

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A leading global asset manager are seeking a Senior Business Finance Analyst to help their clients achieve their long-term financial goals. This role gives you the opportunity to join a culture that is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career.

Your opportunity
  • Partner with the Global Investments function to ensure full understanding of financials for their business area
    • Prioritise activities to ensure business finance deliverables are met to a high standard
    • Communicate efficiently with senior management up to ExCo level
    • Trouble shoot issues and work to resolution
    • Reporting expenses and highlighting risks and opportunities to budgets
    • Understanding the specific drivers of cost across each team and ensuring budgets and forecasts reflect approved spend only
    • Constantly drive efficiency in process and cost management to ensure resources are efficiently utilised.
    • Work closely with HR business partners to monitor and control FTE and contractors.
  • Measure business performance by:
  • Working closely with specific business unit(s) to develop and analyse relevant metrics
  • Reporting and analysing strategy contribution, highlighting key messages.
  • Prepare forecasts / budgets ensuring reporting is accurate across systems.
  • Ensure Finance processes work effectively and efficiently and make recommendations to continually improve and refine processes.
  • Actively identify and resolve problems that may be complex in nature.
  • Support the Business Finance Manager as well as the broader FP&A and Business Finance team deliverables.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

What to expect when you join our firm
  • Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations
  • Generous Holiday policies
  • Excellent Health and Wellbeing benefits including corporate membership to ClassPass
  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community
  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more
  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services
  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace - the mindfulness app
  • All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities
  • Lunch allowance for use within our subsidized onsite canteen

Must have skills
  • At least part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) or equivalent.
  • Significant FP&A or management reporting experience across multiple functions
  • Business Partnering experience essential, partnering with Investment functions highly desirable
  • Advanced competency with Microsoft Excel and proficiency with other Microsoft outlook tools
  • A great teammate with a flexible, results driven approach; able to manage multiple deliverables without sacrificing attention to detail or efficiency of work production
  • A strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity and a positive can-do attitude
  • A strong communicator with interpersonal and client service skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to accumulate, organise and assimilate large amounts of data.
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts and measures and an understanding of basic accounting principles

Nice to have skills
  • Investment Management industry experience desirable
  • Experienced in preparing and reporting against financial plans and forecasts
  • Proficiency with Power BI, Anaplan, or other financial reporting software a plus
  • Team player with a flexible, results driven approach
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to understand the objectives and priorities of the business
  • Ability to work efficiently within a global team

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