Senior Financial Analyst, Business Partnering
£65,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
City of London

Cameron Kennedy are currently recruiting for a global investment management group who manage over £300 billion across different continents within their international network of offices.

The role is based within the London finance function. Your role will be to act as partner to senior business leaders to drive resource planning and control and to facilitate effective forward looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value. Reporting to the Senior Finance Business Partner you will be responsible for providing end to end financial support to EMEA Distribution and the co-ordination and messaging for Global Distribution. You will also provide independent advice and support to the business as well as challenging where appropriate, With the assistance of 1 analyst, directly reporting to you, you will

  • Own and lead end to end financial planning and budgeting for EMEA Distribution teams as well as tracking them
  • Co-ordinate business planning and prioritization for Global Distribution and ensure all financial impacts are captured, analysed and reported, supported by regional finance managers in the US and Pan Asia
  • Monthly expense reporting and analysis to EMEA distribution senior management, highlighting risks or opportunities to achieving agreed budgets or forecasts
  • Track and monitor related cost and revenue synergies
  • Working with the regional Finance Managers to co-ordinate and consolidate the expense reporting messaging for Global Distribution and report to Head of Global Distribution
  • Monthly AUM and Flow and sales pipeline reporting to the Head of Global Distribution, EMEA Distribution management, CFO and other senior management
  • Develop into a SME for AUM & Flow reporting and the AUM & Flow dashboard
  • Own and lead the flow forecasting cycles, working with the regional Finance managers
  • Work closely with the EMEA Marketing teams to ensure marketing costs are controlled, tracked and managed appropriately and also manage headcount and resource budgets
  • Work with business leaders to develop and analyse metrics to measure financial and operational performance
  • Ensure agreed budgets and forecasts are managed appropriately, flagging risks where necessary
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce costs and perform business case profitability analysis and makes recommendations to business leaders on opportunities to drive financial success
  • Provide finance support to contract negotiations, re-pricing analysis, project tracking and any other ad hoc requests
  • Work with business functions and the FP&A and planning team to ensure appropriate cost drivers are used for profitability modelling

To be considered for this excellent role at this global asset manager you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified accountant with 3-6 years experience within investment management
  • Experience of working with the Distribution function of an investment management company
  • Extensive budgeting and forecasting experience and ability to analyse data and provide relevant financial insight
  • Experience of working with senior management / business partnering
  • Excellent Excel skills.

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