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Finance Business Partner - 12 Month FTC

Apply REF: FIN001747

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with local expertise in 36 markets around the world and a global reach covering 90+ markets. This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.

As of 31 December 2018, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 10.660 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2.662 trillion in assets under administration, 10,545 funds administered and 11,932 employees. 

The Finance Department exists to act as a business partner providing core financial discipline, innovative solutions & expertise. This support includes:
• Management reporting (including analytical commentary)
• Budgeting & forecasting
• Statutory & regulatory reporting
• Client & product profitability analysis
• New business take on analysis and review

Purpose of the position:

This is a high profile position working closely with the Client Delivery management team. You will act as the first point of UK Finance and have the responsibility for the delivery of financial information and management of the annual budget & forecast process for Client Delivery. You will contribute to the financial management of the business lines through review, challenge and ad-hoc work, including the provision of financial analysis and recommendations for any variances to the business plan.


Key Responsibilities of the role:

• Deliver accurate and timely management financial information to the Client Delivery management team & central finance in Paris with a hands-on approach
• Organise and manage the budget and bi-annual forecasting process for Client Delivery
• Contribute to financial management of the business through advise, challenge and support of the Management team on overall business and financial performance
• Perform analysis and provide recommendations for variances in budget/forecasted numbers
• Headcount monitoring, variance analysis coordination and reporting to Paris
• Finance coordinator for the Client Delivery Transfer Charges process
• Monitor Investment and Project spending and coordinate the input for the governance meetings, in particular the Investment Committee
• Manage the production and analysis on UK input for Unit Cost Process and support Client Profitability analysis
• Oversee the UK expense management accounts production process
• Conduct reviews and evaluations of cost-reduction opportunities and monitor and support efficiency initiatives
• Provide support to the Head of Performance Management as and when required

Skills and Experience required

Essential:
• Management accounting and reporting
• Strong analytical & modelling skills
• Budgeting and forecasting
• Exposure to business management
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Robust Excel skills, and Essbase Hyperion experience preferable
• Good time management skills

Desirable:
• Understanding of Banking Operations
• Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent)

Equal Opportunities

BNP Paribas promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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Primary Location: GB-ENG-LondonJob Type: Fixed TermJob: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Not indicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change