Finance Business Partner - Commercial (CI)

Requisition ID:  7243

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution. That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable. Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities. At the heart of everything we do are our core values:  Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.”

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra Channel Islands is currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner – Commercial (CI).


Key Responsibilities :                      

Production of MI

Support the Finance Director with the production of the robust and accurate MI to support:

  • Board reporting
  • Group reporting
  • Ad hoc requests

Budgeting and forecasting

  • Budget and forecast ownership for client revenue by service across the ChanneI Islands, supporting the Finance Director in delivery of timely and accurate planning cycles (budget/forecast).
  • Responsible for the development of a forecasting model to accurately inform the top line trajectory of the business.

Commercial reporting

  • Month end closure with regards to client revenue.
  • Development and maintenance of client and service reporting ensuring financial models accurately reflect client/service within the Business.
  • Production of pricing reviews of new and existing business reporting in order ensure ongoing considerations around commerciality.
  • Attendance at new business forums to challenge the commerciality of the take on of new business.
  • Business partner and key point of contact to the revenue owning Commercial Heads within the Channel Islands.
  • Develop trusted working relationships with the key stakeholders in the Business and Group Finance.
  • Play a pivotal role in the finance transformation programme.


  • Adherence to local and international legislation and regulations where appropriate.
  • Advocate a strong risk and compliance culture.
  • Remain familiar with local AML legislation and other revelation regulations.
  • Report all complaints, operational risks, suspicions etc. in accordance with internal procedures.
  • Avert potential risk issues and bring them to the attention of the Finance Director where appropriate.
  • Maintain evidence of continuing professional development with at least 25 hours CPD per annum (and any additional hours required by membership of your professional organisation).

Team interaction

  • Uphold Vistra’s values by promoting a culture of professionalism and teamwork.
  • Assist in coaching junior staff and assist with the identification of development and training needs.
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the team and promote good working relationships throughout the office.


Relevant Experience & Skills                                 

5 years’ experience within a similar role.

  • Knowledge of Viewpoint or similar accounting packages and banking systems
  • Ability to recognise and respond to risk situations and remain up to date with appropriate legislation and professional standards
  • Ability to develop strong relationship with colleagues
  • People management skills
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, demonstrate responsiveness, provide a proactive approach to work and take initiative
  • Team player
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills


Professional Qualifications                       

•           ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified accountant


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra. We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company. This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.

Vistra (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.



Department:  Finance (B403112)

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