Finance Business Partner

200.00 - 250.00 GBP Daily + GBP200 - GBP250/day
13 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
I am working with an Executive Agency within a Ministerial Department who are looking for a number of Finance Business Partners in various locations throughout London.

The roles are full time, to start ASAP, will run for 3 months initially and they are paying GBP200 PAYE or GBP250 Umbrella per day. The roles are in scope of IR35 so PAYE or Umbrella only (No Ltd company).

Overview of the role:

The Finance and Analysis (F&A) Directorate is responsible for providing all Finance and Analysis support to the Agency across nine directorates and the CEO and COO offices.

The post holder will provide support to the strategic finance lead of a functional and/or geographical area of the Agency.

The role reports to a Lead Finance Business Partner (LFBP) who in turn reports to a Senior Finance Business Partner (SFBP) but with key working relationships with the business area for whom they provide
business partner support.

The post holder will be a member of the lead finance business partner support team and will be an active member of the Senior Management Teams (SMTs) to whom they are aligned.

The post holder will have a level of authority and respect to proactively support the shaping of strategic decisions.

Key tasks and deliverables:

The primary purpose of the role is to provide strategic financial support to the Lead Finance Business Partner, and key stakeholders, working with the LFBP to improve the agency's business.

This is a twin facing role, supporting the LFBP and supporting the business. In supporting the LFBP, the post holder will be responsible for building and maintaining effective key stakeholder relationships, providing expert financial analysis and interpretation to ensure strategic decisions are implemented efficiently and effectively.

They will be an independent thinker, with the confidence to support and challenge the LFBP in improving regional performance.

When supporting the business, the post holder will use the effective key stakeholder relationships built to deliver the finance front line role in engaging with the business, implementing change and spreading best practice.

They will be required to attend all key SMT level meetings and other relevant meetings in support of the business.

They will be responsible for identifying potential financial risks and opportunities, taking mitigating actions where required and providing challenge as appropriate.

They will have commercial acumen and be able to operate within a potential environment of ambiguity and uncertainty.

The post holder will provide expert analysis and interpretation of strategic decision making within the business environment.

The post holder will be responsible for providing business partner support across a number of business units, with financial oversight of up to GBP160m dependent on the function/geographical area they support.

They will be required to travel between locations on a regular basis.

Essential skills and Qualifications:

- IFAC qualification (Qualified Accountant) is required for this post
- Experience and knowledge of a working as a finance business partner is desirable;
- Experience of delivering high performance and continuous improvement;
- Experience of presenting financial interpretation and recommendations at an executive level;
- Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to communicate and influence effectively with stakeholders at all levels;
- Strategic awareness;
- Influencing Skills;
- Must be able to adopt a proactive problem solving approach in order to be able to respond to the changing needs of the business;
- Experience in central government financial management, financial analysis and financial planning;

**All applicants MUST have full IFAC qualification***

Please only apply if you have all the essential skills and experience as mentioned above.

Closing date & time: Monday 19th June

Thank you

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