Reed Finance
United Kingdom
49500.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
25 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client a Central Government Department are looking for a qualified Finance Business Partner with impressive financial planning, forecasting and reporting experience.The successful individual will join their Strategic Estates Department who are responsible for managing historic buildings including one which is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.If you're a qualified accountant with impressive financial planning, forecasting and reporting experience, this challenging role in the Strategic Estates Finance team could be your ideal next career move.The Strategic Estates department manages an estate that consists of buildings that range from the historic to the modern. The estate is also located within a UNESCO World Heritage site and spans 4 conservation areas. Currently, the team's annual budget is over GBP70m and, with several multi-million refurbishment projects planned over the next decade, the challenges facing the department's Finance team will be many and varied.The role of Finance Business Partner for the Estates projects and programmes is one to relish. As well as overseeing the provision of management accounting support to the Estates team, we'll rely on you to deliver effective financial planning, budgeting and reporting. You'll also be responsible for providing an array of business and financial advice to the respective Directors, senior staff and non-finance personnel on all aspects of the team's activities. And, when it comes to assisting the Head of Finance with planning, budgeting and reporting for the team or deputising for them when required, again, it's you we'll be counting on to deliver.Contributing to medium term investment and financial plans, leading on financial and economic appraisals, reviewing business cases, and challenging and advising colleagues to ensure robust forecasting - these are just some aspects of this interesting and varied role.The successful candiate will be an ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW or ICAS qualified accountant with proven expertise in financial planning, forecasting and reporting. You know how to access, use, and interpret data and information from a range of sources to make decisions based on facts, experience and good judgment. What's more, you're great at coordinating people from different teams, or with differing skills sets, in order to achieve a common objective and have a flair for planning and delivering work to tight deadlines and high standards. Excellent written communication skills are important too, as is significant experience of building strong stakeholder relationships and the confidence to challenge and persuade others where appropriate.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business