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Finance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

12 month Maternity Leave cover

London Business School require a Finance Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

You will be providing a full finance business partner service to the Executive Education Department. This will cover leading on the co-ordination and facilitation of all financial aspects of the long term plan, for Open and associated budget and forecast ensuring that senior managers and other stakeholders are fully engaged. Along with providing day to day financial support to the Open senior management team to ensure accurate and timely forecasting of costs and revenue items, in line with the school financial reporting process   

The Finance department provide a full financial service to all areas of the School, and plays a key role delivering change and supporting planning to achieve the School’s strategy.

Main Responsibilities

  • Providing insightful, value-add and relevant financial information for senior managers, to support on-going business decision making 
  • Working closely with the Senior Finance Analyst: RFO & Teaching to ensure correct cut-off and first class quality of Open programme data for the teaching model 
  • Building and maintaining models to support strategic planning and decision making in respect of the Open business, and contributing to consolidated Exec Ed MI and reporting, to inform SMT level  
  • Providing support and advice on new developments and projects and undertaking other ad hoc work as required 

Who we are looking for

  • Professional qualification or equivalent experience.  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage a variety of audiences.  
  • Significant experience of software related to own area of specialism, with the ability to build basic models or tools.  
  • Sound working knowledge of policies, regulations and legislation in area of specialism.  
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.  
  • Ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Ability to prioritise and focus on material issues.  
  • In-depth knowledge of business education/specialist area.  
  • Experience of leading projects.  
  • Experience in effectively managing external suppliers/contractors.  
  • Financial management experience and commercial acumen. 

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location. 

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days PLUS extra between Christmas and New Year!
  • Generous pension package, 14.5% employer contribution (in return for employee enrolment and contribution)
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave or parent /carer emergency leave

All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

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