Senior Finance Business Partner
Vitality
Bournemouth
6d ago

Overall Job Purpose

To provide dedicated business partnering support and effective finance leadership on Vitality’s expense base, with primary focus on Distribution & IT.

Accountabilities

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with senior management of the business
  • Constructively challenge the business to deliver cost savings through the identification and presentation of opportunities, and through rigorous year-round expense discipline
  • Build and maintain an excellent understanding of the responsible areas cost base in terms of actual and budgeted spend as well as keeping a running understanding of forecasted positioning
  • With the support of Anaplan, produce cost centre reports and detailed cost analysis for budget holders, presenting them monthly, explaining variances and identifying options to remain on budget.
  • These types of meetings will include, but not exclusive to, Steering Committees, Executive Committees and Divisional updates

  • Provide close and continuous support to budget holders, ensuring that they understand their budgets and actual costs as well as acting as support for all things numerical
  • Become the primary point of contact for all expense / cost related queries for Division’s being supported
  • Take the lead in preparing the annual budgets, rolling forecasts, and ad hoc outturns
  • Ensure rigorous governance and accurate accounting principles are applied and followed throughout
  • Support the Head of Finance and wider finance team with ad hoc requests
  • Essential

  • Proven experience in senior roles within a finance team
  • Ability to work constructively with senior stakeholders, providing them with support while challenging decisions and financial performance
  • Experience of managing multiple priorities to strict deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Desirable

  • Relevant accounting qualification CIMA, ACA or equivalent
  • Advanced user of Anaplan, Excel & Sage, with experience in data analysis
  • Experience in analysing and challenging distribution & IT related budgets
  • About Us

    Vitality is an award-winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business.

    We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices a key element of our Shared-value model.

    With 1.4m UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place. This applies as much to our people as it does to our members.

    Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

    We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

    Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle, whether that be hybrid home / office working, flexible working and part or full time employment.

    It’s what we call offering shared values, because a healthy happy team is good for us, good for our members and good for you.

    If you have any questions, please contact : .

    Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

    We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

    Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle, whether that be working from home, flexible working and part or full time employment.

    It’s what we call offering shared values, because a healthy happy team is good for us, good for our members and good for you.

    Our Perks

    As well as a highly competitive pay package, you’ll enjoy : Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks and access to our full range of partners and rewards.

    Flexible Working

    Vitality Health Insurance

    Bonus Scheme

    Health & Wellbeing Incentives

    Training & Development Opportunities

    Reward & Recognition Schemes

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