Finance Business Partner – Financial

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Finance Business Partner - Financial
Contract / Temporary

Rugby TCL 5235101

Posted: 1st September 2023 17:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • RUGBY,

    CV21 2RR

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Finance Business Partner - Financial   

Reference no: Rugby TCL 5235101

Pay Rate: £18.81 per hour PAYE   

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 3 months  

City: RUGBY 

The purpose of the post is to provide high quality finance business partnering support for the council, aligning to the delivery of the Corporate Strategy and the service plans for both the Finance and Performance team and the other service areas 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Provide finance business partnering to support the organisational transformation that is taking place. 
  • Build strong working relationships with budget managers by spending time working closely with services to enhance the finance offer. 
  • Provide training to budget managers to embed a self-service approach to annual financial cycle activity. 
  • Ensure that systems and processes are as automated as possible to support the self service approach 
  • Support the annual budget setting process, working with Lead Accountants to ensure that a balanced medium-term financial plan/capital programme is delivered in accordance with legislative requirements and accounting standards 
  • Assist the budget monitoring process, with responsibility for supporting service managers and Chief Officers, producing and presenting Finance and Performance reports for the target audience 
  • Ensure that the Councils financial instructions including contract standing orders are adhered to in the organisation 
  • Assist with the production of the Council’s Financial Statements, Whole of Government Accounts and the external audit.   
  • Prepare and calculate financial information for statistical returns. 
  • Assist with the preparation for and implementation of changes to accounting regulations 

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

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 PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

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.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 


  • Minimum of AAT qualification (or other equivalent qualification) 



  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Applications including Teams, Word, Excel and Outlook and experience in the production of complex calculations and reports for financial purposes 



  • Experience of working in a finance environment 
  • Experience of providing financial management information for organisations going through complex change programmes in a collaborative working arrangement 
  • Significant experience in the use of a financial management system to produce budget reporting, annual accounts and financial statements in accordance with the CIPFA Accounting Code of Practice 
  • Experience of training non finance staff on technical aspects of the role 


Skills & Abilities: 

  • Strong presentational and training skills 
  • Ability to think outside the box 
  • Ability to work under pressure 



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Finance Business Partner - Financial
Client Category: Local Authority

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Finance Business Partner - Financial
Client Category: Local Authority

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