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Finance Business Partner


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  • 19236
  • United Kingdom
  • Uxbridge, Middlesex
  • Financial Services
  • Specialist/ Professional
  • Full-time Permanent

Job Purpose and Summary

The Senior Business Partner is required to work with their assigned BU Head(s)/Channel Director(s) to support the implementation of their business strategy through providing financial advice, analysis and insight into the business performance.

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

  • Act as a trusted business partner to support the relevant BU/Channel to improve their financial performance
  • Ensure correct financial treatment and booking of the revenues and costs for the relevant business area. Drive continuous improvements in the month-end process to achieve a timely submission
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting and commentary to enable the relevant BU Head(s)/Channel Director(s) to understand the current business performance
  • Participate in monthly European reviews providing analysis and commentary on results and variances, produce necessary material for these meetings.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of the bi-annual budget and monthly Sales forecasts for the relevant business area(s)
  • Propose actions to improve the profitability of the relevant business area and monitor the progress
  • Produce scenario analysis and modelling to enable the business to make the right decisions
  • Ensure compliance with Canon accounting policies, support audit process and continuous development of SOX controls
  • Deputise for BU Controller when required

What we ask

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA) – 1 to 3 years post qualified.
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills
  • Experience using different IT systems e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, Essbase would be beneficial
  • Previous experience of working in a Commercial Finance / business partnering role and with evidence of success
  • Proactive and collaborative approach

You will need

Drive for Results

Create Insights

Take Ownership & Accountability

Communicate Effectively

Further Information

No agencies please

Canon is an equal opportunity employer. Canon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status or other protected status as required by law.

At Canon we have a clear vision: to be committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable culture where employees are valued and can thrive personally and professionally.

Canon also has a strong commitment to sustainability,  encompassed by our Kyosei philosophy of living and working together for the common good, focused on reducing our environmental impact and creating opportunities to make positive social contribution.