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Finance Manager - Group Cost

City of London   •   £70,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

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About Our Client

Finance Manager - Group Cost

Banking & Financial Services

VP - Senior Management role sitting within prestigious global bank in the City of London area.

Ideal candidates applying will have a CIMA / ACCA / ACA / CPA / MBA or equiv qualification and either come from a set of relevant Cost lines within a Bank (FP&A / Business Partnering) or from large blue chip firm within Commerce & Industry.

Job Description

Finance Manager - Group Cost

Business Partnering

  • Demonstrate a deep rooted understanding of the businesses you support
  • Partner with the business to provide commercial insight on the cost base and way of optimising and understanding underlying drivers of cost
  • Anticipate the impact of environmental and business factors on the cost base and use this insight to prompt the appropriate discussions and decision making
  • Drive delivery of agreed budgets and targets and ensure alignment with the strategic objectives of the businesses you support
  • Help facilitate conversations between the businesses you support and other areas of the organisation. For example, in working to effectively manage support costs such as Property and Technology spend

Business Performance and Cost management

  • Manage the overall delivery of financial processes, including reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Ensure the delivery of effective cost performance and reporting to the stakeholders
  • Provide financial guidance and support to the business ensuring a robust financial control environment and conformance with Group Accounting Policies and related International Accounting Standards
  • Work with the business to ensure that their cost management and forecasting (including risks and opportunities) processes are working effectively
  • Ensure the businesses adhere to the investment governance framework and fully understand the requirements. Help navigate them through Group requirements
  • Manage processes to capture investment activity as well as saves and efficiencies providing baseline for reporting and measurement
  • Support consolidation of Regulatory spend in terms of cost (actual and budget), and headcount
  • Monitor accounting of other regulatory requirements

Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement

  • Drive operational excellence and maximizing efficiencies to create capacity
  • Support appropriate Finance change agenda to maximize benefits for the function

People Agenda

  • Provide best in class support to the Legal leadership team, Regional and Country network for the businesses, Group Business Performance, Finance Shared Service Centre and Country Finance

The Successful Applicant

Prestigious global bank in the City of London area

What's on Offer

  • Base salary for right candidates from £70,000 to £80,000
  • Excellent company benefits package and linear progression promised
  • Immediate profile in what is a global level role
  • Competitive Bonus scheme

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