Projects Finance Business Partner
London - 31668 - 35720 per annum*

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 22 August 2017

Forum for the Future is an international non-profit working with business, government and civil society to solve complex sustainability challenges. Forum for the Future was founded in 1996 by three leading figures of the UK environment movement with a mission to accelerate change to a sustainable future.

To achieve their shared vision, founders Paul Ekins, Sara Parkin and Jonathon Porritt wanted Forum to centre its work on finding practical ways for public and private organisations to contribute to sustainable development. This positive, collaborative and innovative spirit has shaped Forum's work ever since.

Throughout their history they have worked on collaborative projects with different sectors including local authorities and universities. Forum for the Future acts as a critical friend to some of the world's biggest and best-known multinationals, such as O2, Unilever and M&S, and often partner with NGOs, governments and new enterprises.

Forum for the Future are looking for a highly motivated Projects Finance Business Partner to provide high quality support to the finance team the finance team during an exciting period of change.

Reporting into International Head of Finance, this is a high profile role responsible for taking a lead in the financial management and planning of all projects.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing clear communication and in-depth support by building and maintaining excellent relationships with the business and ensuring budget holders are supported on all financial issues;
  • Producing project forecasts and ensuring they are maintained accurately by delivery staff in all geographies;
  • Supporting the organisation with planning and forecasting throughout the annual budgeting process, and be confident in your ability to critically evaluate their assumptions to ensure that a robust and realistic budget is set in line with the organisation’s financial objectives.

The successful candidate must be a part or fully qualified accountant with a driven and proactive approach and robust technical skills. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build rapport with a range of finance and non-finance persons across the organisation.

Recruitment timings

Closing date:     Sunday, 10th September

Shortlist:             w/c Monday, 18th September

Interviews:         w/c Monday, 25th September

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to forum@allenlane.co.uk  by Sunday 10th September. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please don't hesitate to contact Bryony Feeney on 0203 5428393 or BryonyFeeney@allenlane.co.uk

*Plus £3550 London Weighting Allowance

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