Senior Business Partner - Business Finance 3 Month Contract

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The Senior Business Partner - Business Finance acts as the financial lead for the CRE/IF businesses and is responsible for 2 Finance Business Partners and an MI Analyst. This high profile role is a key support to the Commercial Directors in the successful running of the CRE and IF businesses by providing high quality financial information within a controlled environment, commercial business support and strategic and commercial insight with the appropriate level of challenge. In addition, the role is responsible for ensuring that all central finance processes such as month end reporting, planning and forecasting and external reporting are fully supported in a timely manner. This is a great opportunity to drive change to identify and deliver a programme of continuous improvement in the processes, control environment, data quality, financial analysis and insight across CRE/IF finance.

It goes without saying that our Senior Leaders are expected to champion and demonstrate commitment to our Promises.

What would your day look like?

It goes without saying that our Senior Leaders are expected to champion and demonstrate commitment to our Promises.

Finance Accountabilities

  • Represent the interests of Finance as a whole at the CRE/IF SLTs by building a strong working relationship with the Business Finance Financial Control team.
  • Support the Head of Business Partnering - Business Finance in providing consistent high-quality support and analysis as part of the BF financial strategy
  • Responsible for managing and developing a team of c3 Finance Business Partners and Analysts.
  • Support the delivery of a Business Finance wide continuous improvement programme covering the processes, control environment, data quality and financial analysis across CRE/IF business partnering.
  • To provide the Central Financial Control, FP&A and Capital Management teams with the information necessary to enable monthly financial reporting and forecasting. This will include explanation of significant variance movements for inclusion in the monthly business performance, investor and board presentations.
  • Adhere to and comply with all company policies, procedures and regulations

This is a leadership role within the business and in addition to technical skills requires excellent communication and influencing skills as well as significant experience and expertise in team leadership

What do we expect of you?

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Experienced team leader who can develop and build a strong, successful and stable finance team
  • Evidence of strong commercial leadership
  • Commercially and analytically focused in order to drive improvements
  • Experience of working in financial services
  • Experience in evaluating business performance in both a strategic and commercial context
  • Confident, proactive self-starter with exceptional presentational skills
  • Evidence of driving change throughout an organization or function
  • Able to influence and persuade across all levels of seniority, including to Board level where necessary

What can you expect of us?

  • A friendly and flexible culture, synonymous with our proposition to our Customers.
  • A smart yet comfortable working environment, well located for the daily commute and those lunchtime errands.
  • A growing organisation that defines itself as being nimble, lean and strong.
  • A drive for continuous improvement, for which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.
  • A visible and approachable ExCo; who you will very likely to bump into whilst making your morning coffee.

And of course you will be compensated competitively, with a good range of core benefits and bonus potential.

Still Curious?

A lot can happen in a year!

In 2019 Aldermore Group was formed; bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella. Whilst our parent company operates internationally from their HQ in South Africa, we are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services, with hubs throughout the UK, including London, Reading, Manchester and Cardiff.

We also celebrated our 10th Birthday and fundamentally 10 years of helping those with ideas; by saying yes to our customers. We've propelled entrepreneurs on their journeys; we've given first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; and we've opened up the lending market to many.

As for what the next 12 months has to offer; we are embarking upon the delivery of our Purpose; a Purpose that underpins our next 3 to 5 years as a growing business. Join us today and we will make the same Promises to you as an employee, as we do to each of our Customers.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR

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