Interim Finance Business Partner

London Temporary £350 - £400 per day
  • Great opportunity to join a leading investment bank on a six month contract
  • Perfectly suited for candidates with extensive banking FBP experience

About Our Client

This Interim Finance Business Partner is with a leading Financial Services organisation.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the successful candidate for this London based Interim Finance Business Partner role will include:

  • Liaison with management / Project Office/ offshore team to obtain and validate all monthly information for the production of monthly expenses (principally expense accruals and prepayments)
  • Play an integral role in the annual budgeting/forecasting process, including validation of PO templates, justification of the figures, any additional information to ensure managers have all the information
  • Ensure correct input of Budget information into bank financial systems of the budget and forecast information and validation of the result with the manager and make or arrange corrections as agreed
  • Run monthly process to prepare the High Level Comments report for input
  • Attend monthly meeting with COO/N-1s/SPOCs to brief them on the overall financial performance
  • Liaise with the project office, HR and with the Global PM Reporting team to ensure consistency of all
  • Reported costs, headcount analysis and commentaries
  • Reconcile and control check Global PM figures with Local reporting P&L
  • Review Balance Sheet Recs for areas (LAP Control)
  • Review Aged accruals to ensure timely receipt of invoices
  • Review Trade Debtor for services sold/recharges instructed
  • Focal point for CC and programme
  • Prepare and follow through Budget Transfer/changes in scope
  • Maintain BAU/NBAU mapping on Step2 Programme P&L view
  • Review Singapore accrual file and ensure offshore team submits Invoice monthly
  • Assist offshore (ISPL) team in Mumbai with coding issues on the monthly billing file
  • Provide the Global PM team with actual, budget and forecast commentaries for the departments under direct responsibility via monthly COO slide decks and High Level Commentary Report
  • Prepare complete cost reviews for monthly reporting- salary and invoice
  • Ad hoc assistance cross remit as required with the annual budget/forecast process
  • Maintain contact with SSC/APS/Prod Business Relationship teams to ensure correct recharging
  • Review WIP asset creation file, create schedules for COO sign off and instruct final asset creation

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this London based Interim Finance Business Partner role would have the following exposure:

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent)
  • Strong ability to interrogate, analyse and interpret data and produce variance analysis
  • Committed individual able to deliver within tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills essential (written and verbal)
  • Intermediate MS Office skills including Excel and Access is essential , macro level advantageous
  • Strong ability to question and challenge the validity and accuracy of data or information received
  • Prior experience of cost accounting and preparation of management commentaries
  • Knowledge of General Ledger systems essential (SAP), data management systems like Hyperion Essbase/ Oracle Smartview experience desirable

What's on Offer

Attractive day rate and a great team.

Angel Valchev
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+44 207 776 5956

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Angel Valchev
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