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Finance Business Partner

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The Debt Services (DS) Finance Business Partner will be responsible for maintaining the financial integrity of DS Public Sector revenue, DS cost management and reporting, ensuring all the requisite financial disciplines are met. They will be responsible for supporting the DS Senior Finance Business Partner in the provision of monthly financial reporting and management accounting deliverables to a range of key stakeholder parties – the DS Senior Leadership Team, Equifax and HM Government.  

The role will report to the DS Senior Finance Business Partner and work closely with the Equifax accounting team, to provide reports and appraisal of consolidated financials into the Equifax organisation. The role also holds responsibility for the annual assurance program, a Government requirement.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the financial reporting for DS Public Sector revenue and DS costs, ensuring accurate completion of the monthly financial reports as well as the generation of detailed and predictive forecasts and budgets

  • Instrumental in meeting all financial requirements under the public sector government frameworks, Debt Resolution Services (DRS) and Debt Market Integrator (DMI)

  • Ensure all financial disciplines are carried out to the highest standard

  • Responsible for the annual government assurance program

  • Provide relevant financial information to meet Government Open Book Contract Management guidelines with a focus on value for money

  • Partner with teams across the business to ensure accurate reporting and timely identification of emerging risks and opportunities

  • Willing to do what is required to get the job done, as part of a small dynamic team

What experience you need

  • Education Required: Qualified Accountant or Finalist (ACA, ACCA, AAT, CIMA)

  • Candidate should have at least 3 years experience working in an accounting environment

  • Solid understanding of accruals, prepayments and posting journals

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and able to build good working relationships across all levels of the organisation (financial and non-financial)

  • High level of numeracy and accuracy is essential in this role

  • Ability to priortise and organsie work independently in order to hit tight, multiple deadlines

What could set you apart

  • Experience of business partnering

  • Experience of forecasting and budgeting

  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting and revenue recognition

  • Familiarity with use of Oracle and Essbase 

  • Work experience at a multi-national or US based business

The Perks of being a Equifax Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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