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Senior Consultant - Finance and Business Cases (Defence & Security)

Employer
Searchability
Location
Bristol
Salary
up to £95,000 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024
Phone number
0117 XXXXXXXX

Senior Consultant 

Locations: Bristol

Sector: Defence and Security

Salaries: Up to £95,000 (DOE) + Clearance bonus

Clearance: Applicants must currently hold the highest level of UK Government Security clearance DV (MoD/UKSV, West)

 

The Opportunity

We are pioneers in Digital Finance and are helping our clients to explore the art of the possible in building the new capabilities required to operate successfully in a digital world.

The Defence & Security Business Insights team work across the following disciplines and your role could involve:

  • Performance Management: Helping clients to integrate planning and performance, connecting Finance with the operations of the business and shifting the dialogue from reviewing past performance to actively influencing the future. We focus on Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting and Digital Information Management & Reporting
  • Performing detailed financial analysis to support Business Case development and benefits realisation
  • Decision Support: Using data, modelling and analytics to support strategic, commercial and financial analysis, enabling our clients to articulate the case for large-scale multi-million or multi-billion pound investments that deliver value for money change. In an environment where transparency is king, we deliver robust business cases, benefits realisation plans and sustainable cost reduction and profit improvement.
  • Insights: Bridging core performance management and business partnering in Finance, through establishing Finance Insights in our clients. We focus on growth performance analytics and FP&A operating model, working closely with the Performance Management team in areas of planning and reporting
  • Defining elements of the Target Operating Model for Finance i.e., identifying the future role of Finance, and understanding how it will deliver services to the business in terms of process, technology, people and organisation
  • You will also play an important role in supporting practice development activities such as: developing new service offerings to take to market and contributing to thought leadership; contributing to the management of our business, including team communications; building finance and industry communities; and leading training and other talent initiative

 

Skills and Professional Experience

All applicants must hold a DV (Developed Vetting) clearance to apply. 

Essential:

  • Hold a professional Finance qualification, such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA or working towards completing
  • Experience working with clients from the defence & security industries or wider public sector
  • Knowledge and skills relating to Financial Planning and Budgeting, Business Case Development, Cost Modelling, Process Improvement
  • Experience working in or with a Finance function, including the delivery of change projects in Finance, such as finance operating model, financial processes design / standardisation, cost management, finance organisation design and technology implementation
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and work effectively in project teams

 

This is a business-critical position and we are looking to arrange interviews as soon as possible. To be considered please apply directly or contact me via email at lewis.thompson@searchability.com

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