Business Partner

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum
09 May 2017
22 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Partner - Barnet - Permanent - GBP45,000 - GBP50,000The Business Partner will report to a Senior Business Partner, working as part of the team collectively responsible for the move towards the new Business Partnering model that is being implemented. They will provide financial insight, advice and provide support across the Council services.About Capita | Local Government We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.Capita Local Government (CLG) is a division within Capita. We deliver a wide range of solutions and specialist services for public sector organisations.Barnet Council awarded Capita a 10-year contract to run the council's Customer and Support Group (CSG), including HR, finance, IT and estates, as well as outward-facing customer services (face to face customer contact, telephone call centre, and website) and the revenues and benefits service in 2013. The contract has already delivered significant benefit to the borough, with overall savings of GBP31 million achieved.Key Responsibilities * Working closely with all stakeholders providing strategic financial insight, intelligence and support needed, as well as assessing situations from a commercial, business and financial perspective * Ensuring finance is positioned to be proactive and creative, looking for ways to advise, shape and influence commissioning and service decisions * Promoting, developing and embedding the business partnering approach across the Council * Liaising regularly with London Borough of Barnet Finance to understand their requirementsEssential Experience * Qualified CCAB Accountant * Participation in Continuing Professional Development * Accounting and budgetary experience, sound knowledge of local government finance framework, accounting principles and standards, statutory requirements and relevant codes of practice. * Experience of developing productive, meaningful, trusted and positive stakeholder relationships. * Experience of working on own initiative with limited supervision or direction. * Experience of attending Member committees or other corporate/board meetings. * Extensive knowledge of financial IT systems. * Ability to analyse, interpret, understand and disseminate complex and detailed technical information in a professional and easy to understand way * Commitment to maintain professional and ethical standards.Desirable Experience * Post qualification experience * Experience of projects involving innovation and the management of change. * Proactive involvement in major transformation projects. * Use of the Integra finance system and management and development of associated processes. * Local government finance experience * Relevant service experience * Financial appraisal, modelling techniques, development of business cases.What we hope you will do nextHelp us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply nowCapita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership. Listen | Create | DeliverFollow Capita on Capita on Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check