Finance Business Partner - Customised Assurance
Lloyds Register
Birmingham, GB
6d ago

Job ID : 29180

Location : Birmingham : 1 Trinity Park : Bi (LR L000100)

Position Category : Finance

Department : GB115667 : Customised Assurance Central Business Stream (GB115667)

Position Type : Employee Regular

Education Required : See Job Description

Experience Required : See Job Description

Relocation Provided :

Finance Business Partner Customised Assurance

Location : Birmingham

Providing first class financial leadership you will use your commercial and analytical capability to contribute positively to the development and execution of the Customised Assurance business strategy allowing you to play a key role in setting direction, prioritising investment and driving profitable growth.

At Lloyd’s Register, we never stop looking for ways to improve on excellence. This drives our commitment to setting global safety standards, and also defines our approach to providing engineering solutions to our global client base.

Business Assurance Services employs circa 2,700 employees in 70+ office locations, with £330m revenue. Our strategy in BA&IS is to be the trusted safety partner of the world’s top businesses.

We will achieve this by focusing on our different customer needs to accelerate growth, by using technology as a key enabler of our value proposition in terms of both service capability and operational excellence and by building a flexible resourcing model to support top line growth at the required profitability levels.

Customised Assurance (CA) was recently set up as a separate business unit in BA&IS to ensure the necessary focus to realise its growth ambitions to double its revenue by 2022 / 23.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join the Customised Assurance Management Team so that we can fully realise the commercial value for the business.

We are looking for a key team player who is strong at establishing relationships and is able to build and maintain credibility at a senior level.

This is a highly proactive and collaborative role and will act as the key liaison point between Customised Assurance Team, Group Finance and Finance Shared Service Centres to ensure that the commercial support provided to the business throughout the tender to payment process is exceptional.

You will :

  • Act as true business partner to the CA Business Director and the wider CA Management Team providing key input into decision making
  • Proactively manage / improve commercial and operational performance through developing and monitoring financial and non-financial KPIs
  • Undertake detailed profitability analysis to ensure informed strategic business planning and investment decisions are taken
  • Provide strategic recommendations to enhance financial performance and new business opportunities
  • In conjunction with the Business Director, prepare quarterly business updates to the Group Executive Leadership Team
  • Work closely with the geographically dispersed finance teams (area FP&A, local finance, SSC and Group finance), to ensure the right business and financial outcomes for the business
  • Take a lead role in meeting commercial / business plans and provide business support to improve competitive position
  • Provide strong commercial support particularly with regards to contract negotiations, pricing and margin control
  • You must :

  • Qualified accountant (ACA or CIMA) and currently operating at a senior finance level in a global organisation.
  • Ability to operate and contribute as a trusted business partner to board level decision making.
  • Demonstrable experience of understanding commercial pricing models
  • Experience of working effectively with an international multi-site, multi-currency organisation
  • Ability to understand and assess complex and sometimes unfamiliar situations, visualise solutions and see through to resolution and work effectively within a matrix organisation
  • Result oriented, assertive, flexible and enthusiastic team player with a can do attitude
  • About us

    Lloyd’s Register moves with the times. With 250+ years of industry-defining excellence behind us, we’re more committed than ever to meeting the challenge of setting today’s global standards.

    We’re a truly global organisation, working in global teams to help global clients manage and overcome global safety risks.

    And setting global standards of excellence brings fresh challenges every day giving our people more access to work that interests them personally and stretches them professionally.

    If you have the ambition and international mind-set to match ours, there’s no telling how far you can go here.

    Make your mark on a world leader. Click here to find out more and apply.

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