Partner - F&A Consulting - Open to flexibility

London (Greater)
23 Sep 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type

Partner - F&A Consulting - Open to flexibility

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • To bring industry knowledge, world class consulting capabilities, innovation and cutting-edge technology to our clients for their global F&A operations
  • Execute finance process improvement projects - Close Reduction, DSO optimization etc.
  • Execute projects ranging from business diagnostic, organization design, business process design, finance system implementation
  • Partner with the team to deliver our key service line:
  1. End State Organization Model Design
  2. End State Global Process Design
  • Participated on teams for delivery of Finance Benchmarking results
  • Contribute actively to develop high growth org - substantial contribution to practice and IP creation
  • Enterprise Performance Management Tool Implementation experience (Planning and Forecasting, Consolidation, Management Reporting)
  • Experience with F&A usage of ERP tools
  • Contribute to developing and executing on the domestic and global strategy for the consulting practice
  • Harness extensive knowledge

Knowledge, Experience, Education:


  • CA /MBA or equivalent degree with background in FP&A domain.
  • Preferably should have worked in controller group for a Mid to Large size bank
  • Banking Regulatory Environment Understanding especially on reporting side
  • Worked on assignments in the CFO/Controller group in Banks/Financial Services companies
  • Global perspective and understanding of business marketplace
  • Project Management Skills
  • Ability to develop and apply creative, workable solutions to project-related issues
  • GBS and Outsourcing advisory exp.
  • Planning and Forecasting for the regional and/or enterprise expenses, revenues, cash flow and capital
  • Performance Reporting for the Business Units and Overhead Groups
  • Development and presentation scorecards
  • Variance explanation reporting comparing actuals vs. plan and forecast
  • Ad-hoc reporting
  • Regulatory and Statutory reporting
  • Product pricing support
  • CFO level analytics such as spend analysis, gross margin comparisons, industry trends, etc.

Should have advised other companies on how to do some of the points  above.

External & internal contact:

  • External: Client Leadership
  • Internal: Sales/BD/Lead Solution Architects/Practice Leaders/Business Leaders/Commercial Proposals

Specific competences ( Essential):

  • FP&A domain knowledge is a must.
  • Excellent communication – verbal and written
  • Strong Presentation skills
  • Consultative selling expertise
  • Consulting project delivery – timeline and milestone management, Stakeholder relationship management
  • Creative thinking/innovative mind set
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of business issues across multiple focus sectors
  • Ability to engage senior client management on offerings, emerging issues in focus sectors, lead project scope discussions and provide insightful recommendations Understand F&A spectrum

Specific competences (Desirable)

  • Judgement
  • Personal effectiveness