Strategic Finance Adviser

London, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Finance Partnering - Finance
Closing date for applications: 23/09/2020

Join us as a Strategic Finance Adviser

  • As a Strategic Finance Adviser within our Ventures Finance team you will be pivotal in partnering the business to provide commercial and financial insights and analysis to help influence key business decisions
  • You’ll be managing monthly reporting, forecasts, the annual budget cycle and stress testing scenarios; identifying critical information on key themes and trends and presenting these to the business leadership with clear and concise recommendations
  • In this key role you’ll gain valuable exposure and hone your expertise as you advance your career

What you'll do

As a Strategic Finance Adviser, you’ll be providing business insights and market knowledge to assist the Ventures leadership team to make key product, cost and investments specific decisions

You'll be acting as a business partner for the Ventures Central team, Sustainable Banking team and Strategy & Corporate development team, undertaking monthly MI support and reporting, and providing input for budgeting and stress testing scenarios.

In this role you'll also be providing Ventures-wide portfolio support and acting as the central point of contact for Ventures-wide reporting; providing a central consolidation point for month end reporting, budgeting and managing ad-hoc requests

You’ll also be:

  • Analysing financial regulatory change impact on products and services
  • Providing investment tracking and forecasting reviews
  • Using data and analytics to solve strategic problems using the latest tools and techniques
  • Collaborating with our Finance centres of excellence to provide specific financial plans, forecasts, stress testing and customer, market or segment analysis
  • Undertake review and challenge to ensure the optimum use of resources presented in investment decisions and business cases

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to communicate and influence senior stakeholders. Along with planning and organisation capabilities, you’ll need the ability to deal with ambiguity, uncertainty and risk, and work in a flexible environment

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • You’ll have a strong financial acumen, good data analysis and modelling skills
  • You’ll ideally be a qualified accountant or hold relevant experience
  • The ability to understand, interpret and explain complex financial information in a concise and non-technical manner
  • A pragmatic and logical approach to key details and data and stress testing scenarios
  • Strategic awareness and the ability to apply business knowledge, expertise and challenge to support the business
  • Good finance functional knowledge, accounting knowledge and product area and market segment knowledge

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.