Finance & Accounting
12 September 2017
A FTSE listed asset management firm are looking for a commercially minded accountant to join their newly created decision support team. The firm itself is well established, they have cornered their segment of the market and continue to grow their business both organically and through acquisition. The finance department as a whole is currently undergoing significant improvements, with new cutting edge systems being implemented as well as a large focus being shown to management information, which has been driven largely by the CFO and ExCo.
The role itself is newly created and will see you taking a pivotal role in the new look finance function, you will be tasked with going out and building strong relationships with senior stakeholders across the business, then asked to work closely with IT to develop new reporting suites and dashboards so that business decisions can be made. The role itself will largely be project and ad-hoc based with there being no monthly cycles and your workload being driven through the growing appetite of the business for information.
To be considered for this role you must have a finance background and it will be expected that you will have 1-2 years PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), in regards to the type of role that you have been working in, it is critical that you have prior MI reporting experience with a strong preference you to have worked on projects previously. Another key area for consideration will be your character, with the nature of the role it is imperative for you to be a strong communicator, especially as you'll be dealing with senior people on a daily basis, and whilst having financial services experience would be beneficial they are open to seeing people from a variety of industries. In regards to the future outlook of this position, the firm are putting in place succession planning with there being the potential to head up this team In 2-3 years, aside from that they would also be able to offer candidate rotations into different areas of the finance function, so if you are looking to move your career into a client facing commercial finance position this will be a great option for you.
Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.
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