Business Analyst
Glasgow

Finance Business Partner

Ref: 935| Posted: 13th Oct 2021

Joining our client’s team in their Glasgow office, a Finance Business Partner will be responsible for monitoring financial planning and performance, and raising financial matters directly to the Director, Fleet Manager or Vessel Manager as required. 
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
  • ACCA, CIMA or ICAS qualified, or similar
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, with advanced Excel experience
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Provide innovative solutions to problem-solving and process improvements
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to respond to customers in an effective manner
  • Previous experience in a similar role within a global company would be advantageous
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Take ownership of financial aspects of vessels’ life cycle management and work with stakeholders to develop appropriate budget plans and rolling forecasts. Provide financial input to the following major initiatives:
    • Annual Budgets
    • Capital Modifications
    • Drydocking
    • Strategic projects
    • Other key events
  • Hold regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure alignment of actual expenditure with budgets. If there are deviations, create plans to realign to Budget, keeping the Director and/or Fleet Managers advised
  • Complete monthly and quarterly financial closures such as accruals, prepayments, amortization etc., in a timely manner
  • Prepare quarterly balance sheet reconciliations to support financial balances
  • Take the lead during financial audits of allotted vessel groups
  • Liaise with Charterers and Joint Venture partners and provide financial information and analyses as required
  • Prepare annual budget and quarterly board presentations for Charterers and Joint Venture partners and attend, when required, off-site meetings (potential requirement for occasional travel)
  • Ensure vessel financial results are compliant with company accounting policies
  • Develop and promote best practices within the team
  • Work with stakeholders within the gas fleet to perform various project analyses (e.g., cost/benefit, performance, financial etc.)
  • Provide training for new and existing members of the gas fleet
  • Liaise with appropriate internal departments based in various global regions
  • Act as an interface between the Operational Team and Finance and Accounting (F&A), develop implementation plans associated with strategic initiatives rolled out by F&A in collaboration with other Team Business Analysts
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive Salary and benefits package.