Senior Finance Business Partner - North America
Role : Senior Finance Business Partner – North America
Location: Chicago or New York City
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The prime responsibility of this finance role is to support the Group Commercial Finance Director in the financial planning, forecasting, and reporting of the North America region, acting as a trusted advisor. The GCF team are highly visible and take a lead role in evaluating the financial performance of the Group against strategic objectives, through the use of models, accounting software and MI analysis tools. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and decision support to optimise performance.
Become a trusted advisor to the North America leadership team, identifying opportunities for improvement and providing robust financial evaluation to inform and influence decision making.
Ability to articulate to GCF Director what is “good, bad, getting better, getting worse” and make recommendations.
Provide monthly analysis of the North American performance against budget, forecast and prior years, identifying risks and opportunities, and apply a solution-based approach to problem solving.
Ensure that all data and reporting on North America is robust and accurate, highlighting inaccuracies and driving continuous improvement, cross functionally.
Adopt a rhythmic approach to stakeholder management, by creating timely
reports in consistent formats, which are understandable to both finance and non-finance colleagues.
Lead the execution of forecast, budget and strategic planning processes for North America including investment appraisals.
Adopt a process improvement mindset, look for ways to drive efficiency through automation and systems development, and share expertise across Finance.
Support the wider GCF team with ad-hoc special projects and the development of planning models to evaluate future performance, as required.
Evaluate any potential investment opportunities and provide post investment appraisal of any such opportunities.
IT confident; Excel and PowerPoint essential, experience in Adaptive, Workday and Kantata advantageous.
Experienced in managing multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to interpret diverse and complex data and summarise for senior stakeholders.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Positive attitude, resilient to change and a continuous improvement attitude.
Independent and proven ability to deliver in a regional role for an international business.
Client-Focused: Prioritizes client needs and expectations, ensuring that all actions and decisions lead to client satisfaction and success.
Collaborates as ‘One NCC’: Works in unison with all departments and teams, fostering a united front and shared objectives across the entire organisation.
Adds Value: Goes beyond the minimum requirements to provide solutions and contributions that enhance the customer’s success and growth.
Enables and Empowers: Provides tools, resources, and support to team members, fostering an environment where they can thrive and excel.
Personal Responsibility: Takes ownership of actions, decisions, and outcomes, acknowledging successes as well as areas for improvement.
Communicates Openly and Respectfully: Shares information transparently while maintaining respect and consideration for all stakeholders.
Open Mindset: Embraces new ideas, diverse perspectives, and is willing to adapt in response to evolving situations or feedback.
Growth and Development: Actively seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth, championing learning and evolution for oneself and the organisation.
Analytical Thinking: Demonstrates a systematic approach to resolving issues and identifying improvements.
For Candidates in the state of New York, this role is budgeted between $120,000 - $145,000 annually.
About NCC Group
The NCC Group family has over 2,200 members located all around the world, providing a trusted advisory service to 15,000 customers. Born in the UK, we have now have offices in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific and United Arab Emirates.
We are passionate about helping our customers to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape. We fuel that passion with investment in our people and our business.
Our values and code of ethics are at the heart of how we operate – we work together, we are brilliantly creative and we embrace difference. We treat everyone and everything with equal respect.
We want to create an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally and physically safe to be authentic, sharing their personal experiences to represent the diversity of the world they live in, and have equal opportunity to achieve their best.
About your application
We review every application received and will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. If you don’t hear back from us within 10 days, please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies and we would encourage you to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other suitable roles.
Please note that this role involves mandatory pre-employment background checks due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process. This role being advertised will be subject to BS7858 screening as a mandatory requirement.