An international law firm is looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their team in London. This role as a Finance Business Partner will be working closely with the business to provide assurance, performance improvement and pro-active financial support.
As the Finance Business Partner you will be responsible for annual planning and budgeting and quarterly reforecasting.
The key duties of the role with be Business Partnering activities as you will be the link between Finance and global practice groups. You will work pro-actively with PGMs, leadership teams and partners to provide financial expertise so strong communication skills for this role is crucial.
You will have excellent presentation skills and be used to presenting to senior stakeholders and Partners on a large scale.
You will provide financial mentoring and training to newly promoted fee earners and new joiners.
You will be responsible for providing support to ensure strategic business development, client retention and increased client profitability.
Further responsibilities as the Financial Business Partner involve some Financial Analysis. You will enable the practice group to achieve objectives, make decisions and plan appropriately. You will prepare monthly finance MI with insightful commentary and analysis, monitor performance against long term strategic and short term operational plans and prepare half year financial review documents for firm and practice leaders. You will support practice groups in building business cases for required initiatives such as lateral hires, practice area and geographic expansion.
There will be involvement with the commercial finance team in executing the firm's pricing strategy. You will work on client bids and proposals where finance can add value. You will also be support the commercial finance team in key client reviews for client relationship partners.
To be successful in applying for this Finance Business Manager role you will need to be qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with a minimum of 5 years PQE. You will need extensive Finance Business Partnering experience with senior stakeholders, advanced excel skills and strong communication skills.
If you are interested in the above role, please apply now!