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Finance Business Partner

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3159637

The role is part of an operational team of six who work closely together, and reports through to the Senior Finance Manager within the Commercial Support team. The individual will become the key contact within the finance department for the management teams.

The role is based in Sheffield but does require the ability to travel throughout UK offices and to International offices.

• Managing the budgeting process for the groups, this involves holding detailed discussions with each budget holder and updating the budget model, and quarterly re-forecasts
• Monthly reporting for the Executive and Board, highlighting key issues for discussion
• Providing finance support to Practice Group heads and location head teams
• Attending practice group management meetings to discuss key financial issues.
• Taking ownership / leading a project within the finance team to ensure that there is a consistent approach to a task across the International firm and that key milestones are met.
• Working on ad-hoc projects with a specific group. This can include reviews of a particular client / sector, developing business plans, (and tracking future performance against these), assisting in the tender process, financial modelling for assessment of team restructure / new hires, analysis of promotion business cases.
• Analysing monthly management information (including performance statistics), identifying problems / issues, highlighting these to the team concerned along with workable solutions
• Involvement in the training program of fee earners and partner selection centre

• Chartered or CIMA qualified accountant (or qualified by experience)
• Proven experience of delivering on simultaneous tasks
• Excellent Excel, Powerpoint and Word skills
• Effective communication skills including the ability to present and discuss financial information to a group of up to 40 people
• Great team working skills and a passion for delivering results
• Able to work independently and adapt to change
• Ability to judge and manage priorities effectively and work to tight timescales

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