Divisional Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Divisional Finance Business Partner

Department: Finance

Location: London (+ occasional travel)

Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus + excellent company benefits

Full Time – Permanent Contract 

ICS Group is a unique healthcare solutions platform with an integrated specialised staffing and healthcare services offering combining deep clinical expertise, digital capabilities, technology and analytics.

The group is the #1 UK provider of highly skilled and specialised workforce solutions and related services to the health, social care and life sciences segments. ICS Group plays a vital role in addressing the structural imbalance that exists between workforce supply and demand. As a result, the group enables public and private healthcare providers to serve their patients efficiently and safely and enables our life sciences partners to grow.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Business partner to join our growing finance team based at our London offices.

Reporting into the COO and Financial Director, you will act as a commercial business partner to our Managed Workforce division, which provides outsourced staffing solutions to NHS Trusts and private sector healthcare businesses and workforce consulting services.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Exposure to clients, actively partaking in client contract negotiations and acting as a commercial sounding board for contracts, bids and tender’s negotiation.
  • Management of working capital performance to minimise cash absorption of the business.
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and building and maintaining financial models.
  • Work with the COO to evaluate strategic options for the division. There is a strong theme of supporting the COO in implementing improved use of technology to improve candidate and client experience and efficiency.
  • Critically evaluate the financial performance of the business and proactively bring to management’s attention areas of financial or operational inefficiency and recommendations for improvements.
  • Establish a good working relationship between the front and back office functions, and between divisional operations and central functions, particularly around the management and development of IT systems.
  • Business partner and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, some of whom may not be finance literate.
  • Improve the efficiency and strength of all financial processes to minimise back office costs and to accommodate the peaks and troughs of the business cycle.

  About You

  • Self-motivated and driven, ability to work without supervision                       
  • Strong decision maker and able to prioritise work-streams                 
  • Professional and strong customer ethos 
  • Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to build good working relationships both internally and externally                                            

 

Qualifications

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Previous experience of working within a similar role
  • Previous experience of working within the recruitment sector – ideally a managed services/RPO function
  • Ability to prepare management information
  • Experienced in making commercial decisions

What we can offer you

In exchange for your hard work we can offer you a competitive salary + annual bonus, in addition to excellent company benefits which include 25 days annual leave + bank holidays which increase with years of service, company pension scheme where we match your contribution up to 5% plus many more benefits.

Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression, has resulted in excellent retention levels. If you are looking for a role where you are a valued member of a key business function, where you can push your career forward in a company that continues to grow year on year, then contact us now with your current CV to apply.

The ICS Group is an equal opportunities employer

 

 

 

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Our Culture

 

 

We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.

 

 

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