Business Partner Consultant

Job Description:
Are you a qualified accountant with experience of Business Partnering and providing timely analysis to support strategic decision making, ideally within the financial services sector.

If this sounds like you, we have a great opportunity for you!
Our client, a global financial services business based in Edinburgh, is recruiting for a Business Partnering Consultant to join the business on an initial 6 month contract.
Essential Skills/Experience:

Ability to leverage market perspective when interpreting and communicating data
Ability to provide guidance and business support that balances business need and corporate compliance
Excellent analytical ability with a good attention to detail
Prepares and delivers clear, concise, accurate, and effective written and verbal material/messages according to the needs of the audience
Strong application of IT skills, importantly ability to construct and interpret financial models using Excel
Demonstrates credibility with stakeholders (relationships, communication, influence and confidence)
Determined and assertive, prepared to get into the detail to understand the complex commercial drivers of the business
Takes personal accountability for quality and delivery
Good time management skills, ability to prioritise workload and ability to work to strict reporting deadlines
Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision

Core Responsibilities:

Preparing financial modelling and analysis to support key commercial and strategic decision making covering a range of initiatives.

Approach and techniques will include performing market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation computation
Providing and evaluating non-routine analysis of financial performance, trends and variance analysis, with supporting improvement recommendations.

Key outputs include financial analysis to support leadership reviews
Supporting the production of routine analysis by facilitating the incorporation within the procedures of the Financial Operations COE
Working closely with the accounting team to ensure that new business initiatives are supported by appropriate technical opinions and consequent financial accounting records and representation in the general ledger is correct
Embracing new technologies to increase productivity by developing automated reporting and analysis tools
Demonstrating robust modelling by ensuring analysis is drawn from robust data sources and contains appropriate control and validation steps

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.
Job reference: 15085
To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Salary:
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Core-Asset Consulting Ltd
  • Posted: 10-Nov-2022
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