Finance Business Partner - CH41

Finance BP
  • £279 - 350 per day
  • Wirral, Merseyside, England
  • Contract

We have teamed up with a local authority situated in the North West that is looking to hire a Finance Business Partner.

The purpose of the role is to support the Senior Finance Business Partners in the VAT Team. ***

Contract - 3-6 months with a view to extended into a permanent position.

Full Time Hours – 36 Hours per week.

Location – This role can be done remotely, though there may be an occasional ask to be office based (but this is rare).

Rate of Pay - £279 - £350 per day – Negotiable depending on experience.

Purpose Of The Role:

  • To deliver a solution-focussed, innovative financial management function that enables the effective allocation of resources to outcomes.
  • Provide professional and evidence-based management information to support the long-term sustainability of the Council and its trusted partners.
  • To understand the key objectives of Council Directorates and deliver robust challenge and support to proposals in development thus ensuring that value for money and effective and efficient working practices are delivered.
  • Support the production of business cases and commercial viability assessments.

Main Duties:

  • Collaborate with budget holders and stakeholders within assigned Directorates to provide expert financial advice and guidance on financial matters.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with budget holders, understanding their objectives, and translating them into financial plans and strategies.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, incorporating information on forecasts, and budgets for the assigned Directorates, ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.
  • Analyse financial data and performance, identifying trends, variances, and risks, and providing insights and recommendations to support informed decision-making.

*** Must have a recognised professional accountancy qualification/part qualification (e.g. CIPFA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent ***

Experience/Knowledge Needed:

  • Experience of VAT, especially within a Local Authority.
  • Use of Oracle Fusion.
  • The ability to communicate complex financial information to people without a finance background.
  • Experience in using financial information to influence decision making.

*** We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity ***

To apply for this role please email dm@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk & call Dane on 01772 954 200.

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Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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