Finance Business Partner

Posted 17 November by The Alzheimer’s Society
Finance Business Partner

Reference Number - VAC2662

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary: £32,622 - £35,624 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 30 November 2021
Interview Date: TBC

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the new Finance Business Partnering team at the Alzheimer’s Society as we advise, challenge and support the Society to deliver our vision of a world without dementia.

The Society has grown from strength to strength in recent years and we in the Finance Business Partnering team are here to enable the Society to continue this upward trend by doing everything we can to support our strategy’s ambitious goals of extending the scale and reach of our service to the Dementia community, creating societal change and awareness of dementia, and delivering breakthroughs in research.

The role will involve engaging stakeholders, delivering insight and making financial matters understandable, interesting and real to people. The role will be focused on supporting strong and sustainable growth, continuing to give donors confidence in how we spend their money and enabling maximising the financial benefit of decisions to deliver the greatest impact.

The post holder will represent finance on one of our directorate Leadership Teams, developing and using their expertise and skills to provide strategic, financial support. The post holder will be involved in providing timely and accurate financial reporting information to their stakeholders. They will be on hand to offer constructive challenge, provide financial analysis to support decision making, and will help prepare business cases and post-implementation reviews for some of our key investments.

About you

We are looking for ambitious, inquisitive individuals who want a chance to apply their financial skillset to tackling the challenges a successful and growing charity. We’re committed to ensuring that there is a value-for-money focus to everything the Society does – we want to continue to grow and to support people affected by dementia, and part of doing so is considering where the decisions of today will leave us tomorrow.

Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills and be able to understand and present issues and solutions succinctly and confidently. They will develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, using these relationships to positively and assertively influence and support the delivery of our organisational goals.

The role will suit someone who can take ownership of a directorate’s financial performance and is comfortable working in an environment of change; someone able to remain motivated and manage their time effectively to plan, prioritise and deliver a varied workload with stakeholders operating across a multi-site environment.

We will offer you a flexible working environment and ensure a healthy focus on work life balance. We will continue to support your professional career development through ongoing training and support in completing your accountancy qualification. We will give you the opportunity to grow your skills through taking on a wide variety of responsibilities, and opportunities to partner with different parts of the organisation in the course of your career.

The successful candidate will be required to evidence their professional qualification and demonstrate a fit for the above through a combination of information provided from the application form and interview process.

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

You may have experience of the following: Finance Business Partner, Finance Manager, Financial Business Partner, Accountant, Financial Reporting, Financial Management, Head of Finance, Senior Accountant, Management Accountant, Corporate Accountant, Financial Controller, CCAB, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, Not for Profit, NFP, Charity, Third Sector, etc.

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