Finance Business Partner

Location
Homeworking
Salary
£52000 - £58000 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2021
Closes
04 Feb 2021
Ref
JN -102020-1237033
Contact
Ben Tibbert
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Partner reporting into the Head of Business Partnering with responsibility for the management, budgeting and business partnering activities for a number of key departments.

Client Details

The organisation is a large Housing Association based in South East London, which owns and manages 60,000 properties. Over the last few years, it has increased its development pipeline seeking to construct 2000 new homes in the next three years and continues to invest into the local area. On top of the housing services it provides it also works closely with the local community and grass root charities.

Description

The key responsibilities of the Business Partner are:

  • Providing support to Head of Service on all aspects of budgeting, financial performance reporting, forecasting and financial business analysis.
  • Support the Manager to develop a series of Dashboards or other suitable reporting frameworks which provides insightful management reporting.
  • To challenge business assumptions in forecasting and planning.
  • Participate in a programme of cost/business reviews which delivers meaningful, timely and relevant financial business analysis.
  • To take a key role to support the annual budgeting exercise for your business area and to develop a more responsive budgeting system which is aligned to strategic plans and delivers improved bottom line performance.

Profile

Business Partnering across multiple work streams is huge part of this role - the successful candidate must have exposure of this in a similar role. You will have a track record of engaging with management with the gravitas to support and influence decision making in the business, demonstrating tangible benefits. A self-starter approach is key, with a 'can-do' attitude and the ability to recognise opportunities and drive forward.

    The successful candidate for the Business Partner role, will be a CCAB qualified accountant with exposure to operating at similar level to the position. Ideally you will have exposure to working within the Housing, Not for Profit or Public Sector. Track record of engaging with management with the gravitas to support and influence decision making in the business, demonstrating tangible benefits. Ability to distil complex analysis and succinctly present findings. Previous experience of creating management reporting process and implementing financial controls across multiple departments.

Job Offer

£52,000-58,000, 30 Days Annual Leave and 7% pension contributions