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Finance Business Partner

Job Description

Job Description

Providing a finance business partnering service to Cambridge International Education Group, you will be a part of enthusiastic team to deliver high quality financial support, acting as a trusted advisor for the business and leading the activities of the team in delivering robust financial analysis and ensuring full compliance with the requirements of a global organisation, incorporating a range of legal entities.

With excellent relationship management skills, you will create effective working relationships with business colleagues and work with them to ensure budgets are managed appropriately and the requirements of the financial cycle are complied with. Drawing up budgets and forecasts that accurately reflect the plans of the business area you will influence business decisions through the production of insightful financial analysis.

Working with and developing costing and pricing models to support accurate financial analysis of products and services, you will act as a true business partner, enabling the business area to achieve their results.

Our finance function is transforming in parallel, and this is an opportunity to bring experience and new ideas to help drive and accelerate our transformation, with a particular emphasis on systems and tools.

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

Candidate Description

You will already hold a professional accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) or qualified by experience, and have demonstrable experience providing a business partnering service and have the skills and ability to provide insight into business performance.

With excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will be able to use Excel to an advanced level, you will be able to manipulate complex financial data and produce accessible outputs for a wide range of stakeholder groups. Good time management skills are essential, as is the ability to apply relevant accounting standards appropriately ensuring the accurate & compliant reporting, including the international network of legal entities and engaging with teams globally in operating within that complex structure.

With a high level of numeric reasoning, you will be able to display an aptitude for problem solving and decision making, while understanding when to refer queries to a higher level.

Application Description

University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS

Employer Description

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge., Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role. Documents