Finance Business Partner

Location: London
Contract Type: Full-time
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH252788_1637674457

NEWLY created Finance Business Partner positions now available at leading global law firm to support specific practice groups for the firm, supporting the Senior Business Managers working closely with the fee earners and partners.

This is a traditional Finance Business Partnering role which is commercially focused but also with a strong emphasis on month end.

As the Finance Business Partner you will be responsible for:

  • Support the Practice Group Business Managers in the preparation and analysis required for monthly activities

  • Monthly review of the practice group trading statements, investigating any variances, and following up with Financial Control and any other relevant stakeholders to ensure that queries are resolved.

  • Development and enhancement of monthly headcount and related KPI reporting across the teams.

  • Work closely with the Resource Manager to enhance resource management and reporting across the teams.

  • Support the Business Managers with any analysis required for key pricing and bids and any financial modelling required for potential new lateral hires.

  • Provision of financial analysis to fee earners across the practice groups, answering queries and providing commercial insight and commentary where relevant.

  • Support the Business Managers and Sector Heads with any sector specific analysis and queries

  • Support HR and the Business Managers with the annual salary review cycle, providing any required analysis and schedules in accordance with the centralised timetables.

  • Support HR and the Business Managers on the annual fee earner promotion cycles, providing any analysis as required.

  • Support the Business Managers with the provision of any analysis and presentations required for the annual Business Planning cycle.

  • Deputise for Business Manager at Group and Team leadership meetings as required.

Experience needed:

  • Qualified accountant with strong P&L, budgeting/forecasting experience

  • Professional services experience in either law firm, practice, property or consultancy firm

  • Previous experience as a Finance Business Partner with strong stakeholder management experience

The firm are operating a very flexible approach when it comes to office VS home working.

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