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Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Job Code: 1130800

Skill Band: Finance
Location: United Kingdom - London

Type: FTC
Date Posted: 8 Apr 2019
Finance Business Partner (FTC)
One Lime Street,
About Us
All roles within Lloyd's have an integral part to play in the achievement of the Strategy and Vision 2025 and will contribute overtly to:
Lloyd's becoming a brand that is globally admired and recognised and respected for its reputation as the world's specialist centre for (re)insurance. Lloyd's will be known around the world for its integrity and will be a place where talented, diverse and socially responsible employees feel proud to work. This role will practice and promote the principles of inclusiveness and respect the value of diversity.
Group Finance is at the heart of the Corporation and has financial oversight for the UK and 35 offices across the world. This includes Financial management, annual reports, operations, controls, planning, budgets and forecasts.
The Role
Finance Business partnering are a trusted and well connected team at the heart of the Corporation. They work closely with the Corporation's most senior leaders to provide strategic insight and analysis to challenge our teams and drive better decision making.
What Will You Do?

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  • Collectively the Finance Business partners are responsible for the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process of c. 300m Corporation spend and c.1,000 headcount planning across 35 offices. This includes the translation of financial technical information into relevant business insight for the Lloyds Executive team and their direct reports.
  • Develop excellent MI reporting and tracking of the Corporation's strategic objectives for the functions you support in line with agreed KPI's.
  • Provides financial expertise and evaluation on key Corporation wide strategic initiatives and other commercial reviews required by ExCo and the SLT.
  • Provide and content manage financial and commercial decision making documentation/papers before review by ExCo and the SLT including quarterly operating review pack preparation which will provide business insight and informed challenge that is relevant to each ExCo function and the CEO.
  • Take a structured approach to drive collaboration between business functions and all areas of Group Finance. Partner with SLT on commercial and financial decision making, focussing on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and efficiency opportunities.
  • Work in partnership with the Strategic PMO to evaluate project investment and effectively manage 31m global project spend to ensure ongoing benefit tracking is linked to budget and forecast cycles.
  • Anaplan FP&A model is owned by this team. This role will competently use Anaplan and contribute to ongoing development to enhance information reliability, accuracy and insight for the Corporation.
  • Lead 'small change, big difference' projects to continuously improve processes and activities that include: evaluation of systems and processes to enhance information reliability, accuracy, interrogation and insight for the Corporation.
  • Act with integrity to protect the assets of the Society and ensure compliance with financial regulations
  • Understand risks and controls and proactively identify and report risks and issues
  • Budget, forecast and planning process to monitor and predict financial performance
  • Responsible for the delivery reports against internal controls
  • Responsible for risk management within departments and onward reporting ensuring risk is managed at the appropriate level of risk appetite.
What You'll Need
  • Influencing & negotiating skills
  • Stakeholder Management skills
  • Presentation/ Public speaking skills
  • Ability to think strategically as well as focus on the detail
  • Ability to analyse complex data sets
  • Review & evaluation skills
  • Accountancy: Reporting and Financial & Planning analysis
  • Ability to interpret legal advice & take appropriate practical actions
  • Knowledge of best practice accountancy & governance principles
  • Knowledge of best practice financial planning & analysis to support the Executive and business
  • Knowledge of relevant legal & regulatory requirements both UK and International
  • Knowledge of accounting standards as applicable to financial services and insurance organisations
  • Qualified accountant with a progressive record of success in working within a fast moving, forward thinking, and dynamic organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of a commercial business and have worked within an international, complex business.
  • Possess strong analytical/planning skills, together with a strong accounting/control background.
  • Experience in a Group Head Office function within a large reputable organisation;
  • Credible and able to build relationships with a variety of senior business leaders.
  • Strong influencing skills able to network effectively within finance and operational management
  • Strong intellect as well as ability to communicate at all levels, drive change and work cross functionally.
  • A strong focus on delivery and the ability to both plan and implement the outcomes.
  • Very high level of initiative and self-motivation but also able to follow the agreed way of working.
  • Technically and commercially capable, with the ability to fit within a fast moving, demanding, complex and constantly evolving business.
  • Likely to be emotionally resilient, energetic, positive/can do, with the drive and ambition to success.
  • Passionate, hard-working and with a real eye for detail, must enjoy working a hands-on environment with a small, tight-knit team.
  • Worked in a world-class, well-run organisation so they have a vision as well as practical experience for how an effective 'world-class' organisation works and communicates.
As the successful candidate, you can expect to be rewarded with a competitive salary, an enviable range of benefits.
To apply, please visit www.lloyds.com
We are committed to flexible working, therefore if you would like to consider this as a part-time opportunity, please email recruitment@lloyds.com
At Lloyd's we believe that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of equality and diversity. We use ClearTalents to discover how we might help you feel welcomed, supported and able to do as well as you can when applying to work for us, including identifying any reasonable adjustments that we may need to make. Should you feel that you require reasonable adjustments during your application process we request that you please follow this link to create a ClearTalents user profile:

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