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Finance Business Partner-12 month Fixed Term Contract

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Finance, Legal and Internal Audit
  4. Fixed Term
VAC- 37717

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We are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our Finance team here in Harrods. You will report into the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and will be responsible for providing financial support and insight to various business units within the company.

This is a 12-Month Fixed Term position

About the Role

The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for leading on financial matters including forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning, reporting on and improving business performance whilst analysing and providing insight on business opportunities, including capital investment.

You will also:

  • Work closely with the senior leadership to identify key performance indicators and track them to ensure that the business areas are meeting their financial targets.
  • Analyse and assess risk factors, develop mitigation strategies, and monitor and report on risk exposure.
  • Drive continuous improvement to processes and reporting to meet the changing requirements of the business area.
  • Lead the budget and forecast cycles for your areas of responsibility.
  • Lead monthly P&L performance meetings.
  • Conduct post investment reviews, and drive a return on investment minded culture.
  • Act as a mentor to key employees by giving individual guidance, advice, and support

About You

You must be fully qualified, with at least 1 or more of the following (ACA, ACCA or CIMA). Previous experience as an analyst or Business Partner is important. We are looking for someone who is analytical with a problem solving mindset as you will be proactively analysing data to gain business insights and make recommendations.

You will also have the following;

  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Clear communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent Time management skills.
  • Stakeholder management skills.
  • Great attention to detail.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods.

Harrods reserve the right to close applications early if we receive a high number of applications for this role.

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