Finance Business Partner x2 – Finance

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Finance Business Partner x2 – Finance
LEEDS, West Yorkshire
Permanent

WYCA TCL 0008 5803 / 1

Posted: 26th January 2024 10:11
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  • Pay Rate:

    £48,069.00 per annum

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This is a permanent role

  • LEEDS, West Yorkshire,

    LS1 2DE

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Permanent Finance Business Partner x2 – Finance

Reference no:  WYCA TCL 0008 5803 / 1

Pay rate: £48,069.00 per annum

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This is a permanent role

City: LEEDS, West Yorkshire

The purpose of this role is to provide financial information, tools, analysis and insight to colleagues from across the organisation, challenging their thinking, helping them make more informed decisions and driving organisational strategy. Lead on providing financial advice to Directorate(s), including the allocation of resource and how short to medium term objectives can be aligned and affordable within available resources and lead on the financial evaluation of options for implementing Directorate(s) plans to best achieve desired outcomes. To lead the monthly management accounts, annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process for relevant Directorates, ensuring clear links are made to the business planning process, resources are focussed on driving performance and ensuring synergy with other Directorates. Lead on monitoring and providing insight and advice on the financial performance of a complex portfolio of funding programmes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis and insight to Directorates that reflect business performance.
  • Evidence and present sound interpretations of the financial implications of achieving organisational and Directorate outcomes.
  • Explore future financial opportunities for Directorates through scenario planning and business cases.
  • Build strong partnerships with Directorates that support financial accountability and clear control over the financial levers of organisational performance.
  • Provide financial advice to Directorates, including the allocation of resource and how short to medium term objectives can be aligned and affordable within available resources.
  • Financial evaluation of options for implementing Directorates plans to best achieve desired outcomes.
  • Lead the monthly management accounts, annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process for relevant Directorates, ensuring clear links are made to the business planning process, resources are focussed on driving performance and ensuring synergy with other Directorates.
  • Monitor and provide insight and advice on the financial performance of a complex portfolio of funding programmes.
  • Provide expertise and advice to Directorates on financial matters to drive performance.
  • Support and advise the Directorate(s) on financial and budgetary matters, ensuring that financial reports are provided in line with Corporate timescales.

 

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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:

Qualifications:

  • A degree in a relevant field or significant demonstrable practical experience.
  • CIMA / CCAB qualified (CIPFA, ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, ICAI).

 

Experience:

  • Practical experience of successfully performing in a similar role.
  • Experience of making compelling business cases/reports to a range of audiences.
  • Extensive experience of managing complex financial processes with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience of finding commercially driven solutions to services.
  • Extensive experience of analysing financial information and maintaining systems of internal financial control.
  • Strong understanding and extensive experience of financial controls.
  • Experience of working in a multi-functional finance team.
  • Demonstrable experience of matrix management and supervising staff on day to day tasks/projects.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills with the proven ability to influence, negotiate and challenge.
  • Ability to demonstrate deep understanding and expertise of financial procedures within a Local Authority environment.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

 

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Finance Business Partner x2 – Finance
Client Category: Local Authority

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