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Finance Business Partner

  • SWIFT
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • SWIFT
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Swift is the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services, headquartered in Belgium. We are the way the world moves value – across borders, through cities and overseas. No other organization can address the scale, precision, pace and trust that this demands, and we’re proud to support the global economy.

We’re unique too. We were established to find a better way for the global financial community to move value – a reliable, safe and secure approach that the community can trust, completely. We’re always striving to be better and are constantly evolving in an ever-changing landscape, without undermining that trust. Five decades on, our vibrant community reflects the complexity and diversity of the financial ecosystem. We innovate diligently, test exhaustively, then implement fast. In a connected and exciting era, our mission has never been more relevant.

Swift now has a presence in 200+ countries and legal territories to serve a community of more than 12,000 banks and financial institutions.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you an experimented Financial Analyst who strives to advise senior managements on appropriate business planning and help in decision making processes? Are you proud to add business value and exceed expectations?

We are looking for a pro-active and energetic business analyst with at least 10 years of business/financial experience and at least 5 of which involved budget management.

Based in La Hulpe, Belgium, you will be responsible for the financial analysis and support the management team by offering insights and financial advice that will allow them to make the best business decision for the company.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • You will lead the preparation and analysis of monthly/quarterly financial reports for a large and complex group;

  • You will coordinate the data collection and ensure in-depth knowledge and understanding of key business drivers and challenge where relevant;

  • You will prepare business cases or cost/benefit analyses;

  • You will prepare and make presentations to senior managers and Executives;

  • You will manage budget and forecast for a large Group, present results and recommendations to management;

  • You will actively strive to improve internal processes and support to the business;

  • You will monitor, coordinate and supervise other team members;

  • You will act as primary centre of expertise for planning, financial and performance management related processes for planning units and Group head;

  • You will proactively assess impact of business changes into own areas of activities;

  • You will have the opportunity to develop yourself and others in an international environment within a team located across three continents.


PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Autonomous, driven, with strong ability to quickly adapt and respond to change;

  • Open-minded, solutions oriented, and a great teammate – gaining energy through collaboration with others;

  • Operational excellence in the execution of core activities: drives results as per planned roadmaps and objectives, explains intent behind goals and expectations, ensures high quality outcomes;

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills: collaborates as one across the organization, establishes constructive relationships with key collaborators, being able to influence without authority, communicates in a clear way, proficient in developing quality presentations for an executive audience.


TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Proven experience in business analysis;

  • Good accounting knowledge;

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office;

  • ERP tool knowledge.


EDUCATION:

  • University degree.


EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in similar environment, and at least 5 of which involved budget management.


WHAT WE OFFER:

We give you the freedom to be yourself. We are creating an environment of unique individuals – like you – with different perspectives on the financial industry and the world. An environment in which everyone’s voice counts and where you can reach your full potential regardless of age, background, culture, colour, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran/military status.
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