Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Reference: 6431
Contact Name: Molly Hogan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 11:37

Job Description

Divisional Financial Controller / Divisional Finance Business Partner

The Company

  • Private equity-backed, international, multi-hundred-million pound turnover, multi-brand recruitment group.
  • Key areas for growth:
    • International expansion – the business is looking to grow more of a global market share, with a focus on the US.
    • Acquisitive growth – the business is growing via acquisitions. Most recently acquiring a really strategic international business.
    • Heavy technological investment in all areas of the business.
    • Further revenue streams – partnering with apps and technology providers to find different ways of monetising their existing relationships with various commercial projects.
  • Welcoming and fast-paced culture with a really collegiate and ambitious team.                   

The Role

The role will act as a commercial business partner to the Managed Services Provider (MSP) division, being an important figure in helping to guide key business decisions.

  • Working with a really entrepreneurial COO and reporting into the FD.
  • Being a key figure in the driver for technological change across the business.
  • Business partner and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, some of which may not be finance literate, and helping them to commercially understand them and ultimately improve them.
  • Critically evaluate the financial performance of the business and proactively bring to management’s attention areas of financial or operational inefficiency and recommendations for improvements.
  • Establish a good working relationship between the front and back office functions, and between divisional operations and central functions, particularly around the management and development of IT systems.
  • Work with the COO to evaluate strategic options for the division. There is a strong theme of supporting the COO in implementing improved use of technology to improve candidate and client experience and efficiency.
  • Improve the efficiency and strength of all financial processes to minimise back office costs and to accommodate the peaks and troughs of the business cycle.
  • Exposure to clients, actively partaking in client contract negotiations and acting as a commercial sounding board for contracts, bids and tenders negotiation.
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and building and maintaining financial models.

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