A challenging new finance business partner role has arisen at an educational organisation for an experienced accountant to lead the financial management of some of its business units.
As the key interface between the finance department and the business, you will be responsible for financial planning and operational activities including budget development, forecasting and budget monitoring for designated business units. This includes the provision of a professional business partnering and support service to internal stakeholders and to be seen as a valued financial advisor to staff in delivering the business units and organisation’s strategic objectives. Managing a small team you will ensure accounting functions are undertaken to a high standard in order to support staff and voluntary governance and to provide financial analyses required to support meaningful decision making.
You should a qualified finance business partner, or equivalent, with significant experience in financial planning and financial management, including budgeting and forecasting, within a similarly complex organisation. Ideally you will have experience of grant funding and bid writing, plus strong financial systems skills. Key to the position will be strong communication skills as you will be working with a wide range of people at varying levels and you will need to rapidly build effective working relationships.
This represents a terrific opening for a person with the right skills to help the organisation out at a busy time. As a result, it should be satisfying work.
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