Commercial Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Commercial Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -062018-173719
Contact Name: Mark Lawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2018 13:55

Job Description

We are currently working in partnership with a global audio and publishing house and they are currently seeking a new Finance Business Partner to work with the senior stakeholders, delivering budgets, forecasts through strategic advice and knowledge. This role is to continue to drive the business forward across their product ranges and is seen a key role within the business.

As the lead Finance Business Partner, you will be part of the senior leadership team, shaping the overall strategy and developing business plans across departments and will work with commercial heads to ensure the goals are understood and worked towards

Your key responsibilities for this Commercial Finance Manager role will be:
To provide Financial and Commercial leadership across departments within the business
Ensure the senior stakeholders understand the strategy, budgets and forecasts for their area's
Be a lead person for Acquisitions providing authorisation for the business dependent on spend.
Play a central role within the leadership team, challenging, supporting and influencing the business.
Work with external stakeholders leading the financial relationships on contracts and review meetings
Discuss and lead Budgets and Forecasts for the business area and monitor costs
Be capable of Project work to analysis new areas of potential technology.

Your key skills required for this role will include:

Qualified Accountant ( ACA, ACCA) with proven experience within a commercial business partnering role
Knowledge of Budgets, Forecasts, business planning will be essential
A clear communicator at all levels and able to challenge and influence
People Management knowledge
Strong IT skills including Excel, Business Objects and ideally SAP Software.
A background within Media, Marketing, Digital Publishing or Audio Products would be advantageous

This is a great opportunity to work for a leading global company, who are utilising technology to drive their business across different products areas.