Finance Business Partner

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Finance Business Partner
Contract / Temporary

QAD 1830/1007

Posted: 10th July 2024 13:32
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  • Pay Rate:

    Competitive Market Rate

  • Hours per Week:

    37 hours per week

  • Initially 12 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Role: Finance Business Partner

Job Ref: QAD 1830/1007

Pay Rate: Competitive Market Rate

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Contract Length: Initially 12 months

Location: London - hybrid working

We are seeking a Finance Business Partner who is an expert in finance, ensuring that the associated financial and economic implications are considered to protect and drive value. This role requires maintaining strong relationships with senior and wider stakeholders, bringing insight and influence through effective communication, and ensuring that Finance is integral to delivering strategic plans and objectives. The ideal candidate must be qualified with CCAB (CIMA or equivalent) and possess experience in a relevant financial role. Additionally, significant experience and skills in commercial negotiation and international engagement are essential.

Key accountabilities:

  1. Steer and influence senior leadership to make informed decisions that balance short term priorities (e.g. in year efficiencies) with longer-term sustainability.
  2. Act as the first finance contact for issues and queries raised by the business where there is no clear solution pathway in place or if a rapid resolution can be provided.
  3. Identify and communicate potential opportunities and risks to enable business leadership to make informed decisions around investments, change and continuous improvements.
  4. Drive financial performance against agreed targets working with stakeholders.
  5. Utilise intelligent analysis of complex financial information, considering the implications of common themes, understanding linkages and dependencies to provide authoritative advice and insight to influence and challenge senior leaders.
  6. Review and confirm the consolidated financial position at various levels within the organisation.
  7. Providing constructive challenge, scrutiny, insight, and analysis.
  8. Input into the development of business cases, investment appraisals and proposals identifying and highlighting any potential issues.
  9. Undertake scrutiny of business cases Category D and Category C to ensure that cases provide value for money, consider the wider corporate impact (e.g. legal, commercial) and through-life implications ensuring a robust risk assessment is undertaken.

Key requirements:

  • Qualified with CCAB (CIMA or equivalent) and experience in a relevant financial role.
  • Significant experience and skills in commercial negotiation and international engagement.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Security Clearance: DV highly desirable; candidates with active SC clearance will be fast-tracked.

Please send your CV directly to [email protected]

If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, you will be put forward for the ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.

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  1. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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Job Ref: QAD 1830/1007
Finance Business Partner
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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Finance Business Partner
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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