Finance Business Partner - Financial Services

Meraki Talent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£65,000 - £75,000
Jan 10, 2023
Feb 01, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Meraki Talent are supporting with the appointment of a permanent Finance Business Partner based in Edinburgh for a financial services organisation paying £65,000 - £75,000 base salary plus excellent bonus potential and benefits.

The Opportunity
The position of Finance Business partner will have the opportunity to join one of the world's leading investment companies emerging from a period of change. This means the role will play a key part in driving revenue and cost savings within their given vertical, in line with new business strategy. The role will have some hands-on elements with the analysis and reporting, however most of the successful individuals' times will be spent out in the business engaging and influencing key senior stakeholders.

Candidate Profile
  • Qualified accountant - CA, ACCA, CIMA etc.
  • A minimum of 3 years PQE in a finance business partnering/financial analysis-based role
  • Experience of working within financial services
You will possess strong stakeholder management skills and an ability to deliver on key business objectives. You will have acute commercial awareness and an ability to communicate complex finance to non-finance stakeholders in a clear, concise, and digestible manner. Lastly, you must have a strong data skill set and it would be advantageous if you have experience using reporting tools such as Power BI.

Key accountabilities
  • Improving the quality and impact of financial reporting on business performance, ensuring accurate and timely delivery
  • Working with the business to ensure financial performance is understood and acted upon
  • Providing analysis and insight that links financial reports to business strategies Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with senior managers and their teams
  • Providing accurate, timely and comprehensive annual budgets as well as re-forecasts
  • To independently conduct monthly review meetings with budget holders and to act as a key point of contact to support the budget holders with commercial business, capital and investment proposals
  • Monthly presentation of financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk
  • Embedding cost discipline across the business, challenging current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings wherever possible
  • Review of monthly commitments and preparations of monthly accruals and prepayments reconciliations including timely follow up on any queries
  • Assist with half-year and year-end deliverables
  • Support project teams with financial analysis and control to ensure business cases are fit for purpose together with post implementation reviews
On Offer
The position of Finance Business Partner will offer:
  • £65,000 - £75,000 base salary
  • Excellent bonus potential
  • Fantastic pension contributions
  • Other company benefits & perks
  • Excellent flexible and hybrid working
The office is based in Edinburgh with hybrid working (3 days per week in the office per week).

Next StepsPlease get in touch with Tom McVay for a private and confidential discussion regarding the role and/or click 'apply'.
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