Job Description We are partnering with a dynamic and agile education company who are currently searching for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join their team.
We are partnering with a dynamic and agile education company who are currently searching for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join their team.
The company is one of the fastest growing in its industry with a big focus on international business development. Reporting into the Group FP&A Manager of this expanding Group Finance function, this newly created role is an exceptional opportunity to partner the International Business Development team
Working closely with the IBD leadership team, manage the production of the IBD budget, liaising across the full international breadth of the IBD team to confirm student recruitment targets for each group institution and the cost to deliver them.
Work with the IBD leadership team to present the IBD budget proposal to each group institution. Respond to queries and challenges to achieve an agreed final budget.
Manage the monthly process of recharging the institutions for IBD services, liaising with the stakeholders within IBD, the institutions and the respective finance teams.
Manage the forecast, working closely with IBD management to identify risks and opportunities and ensure they are managed appropriately and reflected in the forecast.
Gather data from disparate sources to provide insight and analysis to the IBD management team on absolute performance against financial and recruitment targets, and relative performance between institutions.
Support the IBD management team with business cases to assess the benefit of new projects and initiatives. - Monitor capex spent on projects, ensuring the correct application of capitalisation rules and performance against budget and business case.
Support the IBD leadership team and the Group FP&A Manager on ad hoc matters as required.
ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with 3+ years PQE
Progressive experience in financial analysis, planning and partnering.
Experience with financial modeling, forecasting, and valuation techniques
Experience of business partnering and budgeting in a complex international business
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Experience in finance transformation is a distinct advantage.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Strong commercial and business acumen.
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