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Finance Business Partner

London   •  Temporary

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  • Finance Business Partner role at leading retail and commercial bank
  • Must be a qualified accountant with experience working in Financial Services

About Our Client

My client is a leading retail and commercial bank with multiple offices throughout the UK. The Finance Business Partner will join the team in the London office.

Job Description

The Finance Business Partner will be contracted to work on the following project:

The risk and remediation programme is a project set up to look at the various compliance issues the bank faces.

There are several issues across multiple products which the bank has to fix and also consider remediating customers for their loss.

Provisions have been made in the statutory accounts to cover any future remediation and costs the Bank expects to suffer as a result of the identified issues.

This is a high profile project in a fast paced environment and is central to the future plans of the Bank.

Tasks will include:

Accurate Forecast project costs, variance analysis

Month-end processing and accruals/journals for project delivery costs

Design, document and implement the reconciliation process relating to customer redress payments and suspense accounts for Packaged Accounts

Purchase order requisitions and reconciliations

Operational MI/forecasting and analysis of actual cost v plan

Ad-hoc financial and non-financial requests

Working with multiple senior stakeholders including Project Managers, Programme Managers, Head of Operations

The Successful Applicant

As well as having a strong Financial Services background and an Accounting qualification, the Finance Business Partner will also have the following skills:

  • Excellent excel skills - large reconciliation of data sets, understanding pivots, advanced excel tools
  • Strong analytical skills - Understanding, interpreting and reconciling data to ensure accuracy
  • Good all round finance experience is required - to understand complex issues around charging interest, statement dates and impact of redressing customers
  • Month end analysis, actual v forecast, balance sheet reconciliations
  • Attention to detail - The successful candidate will also be involved in financial reconciliations for customer redress payments, in terms of both setting up the process and performing the reconciliation.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage stakeholder expectations

What's on Offer

The Finance Business Partner will join the the bank's London team to work on this exciting new project, which is an integral contribution to the future of the bank.

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