Finance Business Partner (SG&A) Job at VISTAJET – in London
VistaJet is a fast-growing private aviation business, attracting unprecedented demand from customers thanks to the simplicity of its tailored business jet programs and its commitment to operating the world’s largest wholly-owned large cabin private jet fleet, embracing the highest levels of service, safety, security, reliability and value.
We are looking for a Finance Business Partner (SG&A) to join our Finance team in London. Reporting into the Head of FP&A, you will work closely with senior management and cost center owners to facilitate and monitor business performance, provide critical business support and valuable financial analysis, and identify cost optimizations across the group. The role will be based in London.
Overseeing the spending associated with VistaJet SG&A expenditure;
Supporting functional leaders in understanding their cost base and variances to budget through creation of value-added results analysis and action focused outputs, identifying opportunities for cost reduction and finding solutions to mitigate risks;
In conjunction with the Finance Leadership and FP&A teams, developing and producing budget monitoring reports for cost center owners, including monthly and quarterly information packages for consolidated group functional spend, forecasts and analysis of metrics;
Facilitating the monthly budget monitoring meetings between cost center owners and their teams to develop a thorough understanding on their cost base;
Reviewing processes underpinning key cost categories to identify potential areas of weaknesses that could be the basis for cost inefficiencies;
Providing financial information, preparing and presenting analytics, analysis and insight to executives, challenging their thinking, helping them make more informed decisions, challenge current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings wherever possible;
Understanding the ‘bigger picture’ while contributing to procedural change, where required;
Supporting the annual budgeting process for the Group functions;
Understanding the rationale with which the annual budget has been produced and recommend approaches for improving the budget setting process for the forthcoming year;
Ad-hoc analysis, research, and reports.
Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:
Recognised degree or professional qualification in accounting or finance;
Finance experience, preferably in business partnering, commercial and/or FP&A roles;
A dynamic personality, flexible and committed during busy periods, with a can-do attitude;
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a virtual team environment;
Strong analytical capabilities and able to synthesize key insights from the analysis, explain financial concepts to non-finance people, and make recommendations to senior management for forecast and business improvements;
Comprehensive understanding of accounting processes and impact (e.g. accrual entries, asset booking invoice flows and intercompany flow), including internal controls;
Excellent ‘soft’ skills, including: communication, relationship building, presentation, negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution, autonomous, meticulous, team spirit;
Experience with ERP systems, ideally SAP.
About the Company
Company: VISTAJET –
Company Location: London