Finance Business Partner

London Temporary £45,000 - £46,000 per year
  • Great Opportunity
  • Fantastic Public Sector Organisation

About Our Client

You will be working for a fantastic Government Organisation based in London.

Job Description

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure budgets are managed closely and that finance processes are adhered to.
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget
  • Provision of budgeting and forecasting advice to business managers, project directors and budget holders.
  • Ensure finance manuals and guidance documents are maintained and reviewed regularly.
  • Workforce Planning: Close management of all staff budgets and actuals, providing analysis for senior directors.
  • Preparation and review of monthly forecasts and emerging pressures compared to budget.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including variance analysis, working closely with business managers and budget holders.
  • Providing support in analysing and submitting robust returns to HMT to support future funding, for example during Spending Review exercises.
  • Production of quarterly Finance Performance Report, workforce planning dashboard, and other recurring and ad hoc finance reporting.
  • Analysis of the cost base in connection with efficiency initiatives, fee setting, cost recoveries, impact measurement and responses to external requests for financial information.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the public sector
  • A qualified CCAB accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA), or in the final stage of qualification, with experience of working as an effective management accountant or finance business partner in a fast paced, high profile environment
  • Proven experience of working as an effective finance business partner in a high-profile environment, with ability to work effectively under pressure while managing conflicting priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, including written skills and strong negotiation and influencing skills to influence senior management as well as the wider business.

Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including intermediate/advanced Excel skills for data manipulation, analysis, modelling and reporting

What's on Offer

You will be offered a 24 month FTC at a well known Government Organisation.

Ashleigh Lygon
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2132

Job summary

Job function
Public Sector
Finance Manager
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Ashleigh Lygon
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2132
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