Senior Finance Business Partner
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 05/01/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06650-0011288157


Robert Half, Welwyn Garden City are please to be supporting a local, FTSE 100 employer of choice who continue to lead the way in their chosen sector. My client are a truly global organisation with a large finance function both locally in Royston and London paving the way for career movement and progression.


The role of Senior Finance Business Partner will be to support the large, global and diverse IT department for this FTSE 100 organisation.

You will provide finance support to the Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the global IT team including a large scale SAP implementation/roll out. The Senior Finance Business Partner will be responsible for all financial aspects of these functions and ensuring they are financially well controlled.

  • Provide financial leadership and support (including advice, insight and challenge) to the CIO and the global IT team.
  • Partner with the CIO and Global IT team to provide proactive insightful financial recommendations.
  • Support and undertake forecasting and modelling to help analyse the impact of scenarios on future savings, cash flow and other key metrics, to inform decisions.
  • Assess the commercial viability of investment decisions, articulate financial risks and opportunities and review and challenge budgets for planned expenditure of key IT projects.
  • Review and challenge post-investment appraisals.
  • Act as a centre of excellence for accounting, reporting and all financial aspects of IT.
  • Manage the IT cost bases - this encompasses reviewing and challenging the various project leads and departmental managers' costs for their various projects and cost centres (whether capitalised or expensed) and ensuring the costs are properly controlled and continually compared with the amount approved/budgeted
  • Manage the timely and accurate production of clear and understandable monthly reports, forecasts, annual budgets and ten year strategic plans for the IT function and Unify to group and relevant sponsors.


The successful candidate will be an ACA qualified accountant, ideally from Big 4 but top 10 UK practice will also be considered. You will have proven experience dealing with senior stakeholders and be comfortable and happy dealing with C-Suite colleagues.

Your confidence and influencing skills allows you to build relationships and form trust easily. You will be articulate and come from a background that is strong in governance and more recently in commercial finance.

Salary & Benefits

The role of Senior Finance Business Partner in Royston will pay £80,000 - £85,000 dependent on experience and years PQE, as well as bonus and excellent corporate benefits

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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