Role Type: Full-time, Permanent
Role Location: Belfast
Role Close Date: 24th April, 2019

The Finance Business Partner will lead accounting and financial operations in the Belfast Service Center.


  • Responsible for all facets of the Center's financial operations, including, accounts payable, payroll and interfirm invoicing/settlement
  • Responsible for statutory / tax compliance, including VAT, payroll and entity level taxes
  • Coordinate and support local audits and ensure timely and accurate preparation of the audited financial statements
  • Responsible for the Center's financial reporting, including reporting to the local management board
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of accounting transactions in management and statutory ledgers
  • Planning/budgeting using the Firm's tools, techniques and due dates
  • Responsible for banking, bank relationships and cash flow management
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate billing for center's services
  • Responsible for the effective internal controls and compliance with the Firm's policies, procedures and best practices

Experience Required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree focusing on Financial Management, Accounting or other related areas. An MBA - with a specialization in Finance - or a CA/CFA is preferred
  • Qualified Accountant with extensive relevant Finance experience; experience in Finance Operations and/ or Finance Shared Services in a professional services organization is preferred
  • Proven ability to influence, interact and consult with senior leaders regarding finance processes, guidelines and compliances
  • Demonstrated expertise in operational efficiency and financial accounting
  • Strong in project management and systemic thinking
  • Proven ability to assess risk and take decisive, appropriate actions, especially in the case of exception requests
  • Ability to network and collaborate with teams both regional and global, while acknowledging their cultural, social and academic diversity
  • Working proficiency in using MS Office and other Productivity Tools