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Finance Business Partner

Date: 29-Apr-2021

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 11423 
Job Title Finance Business Partner 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Accounts (10000048) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Our Accounts department is looking for a Finance Business Partner to join there successful team. The role will report into the Commercial and Residential Lead Business Partners while providing direct assistance to relevant departments within Knight Frank LLP.  The role will focus on supporting all levels of management and staff within the fee-earning business. There will be significant interaction with Department Heads and Office Managers, in particular assistance with interpreting financial information and acting as the primary contact throughout budget and forecast processes. The overriding mandate is to help drive profitability and productivity within the business.  This role is critical in providing a link between the fee-earning business and the central accounts team.


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Developing detailed understanding of departments providing regular updates including risks and opportunity vs plan to senior management
  • Ad-hoc viability analysis; fee-earner recruitment, service line expansion etc.
  • Presenting of performance updates to sub-divisional board
  • Client profitability reporting and insight
  • Providing constant analysis and support to teams moving to an hourly charge-out model to help ensure successfully repositioning of income focus.
  • Providing monthly reporting on successes and risks associated with expansion plans
  • Understanding Project Marketing WIPs and reviewing known future income pipelines
  • Supporting Mainland China based team with monthly income, pipeline and profitability reviews
  • Attending sub-divisional and team board meetings


You will be ACCA / CIMA / ACA qualified and will have 3-5 post qualified experience.  You have previous experience of working in a Business Partnering role and will have the capability to build strong working relationships with all levels of seniority within the business.  You will have advanced Excel skills and will have the ability to clearly communicate complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders



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