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Finance Business Partner

Location: Merseyside, Liverpool
Sector: Public sector
Date Posted: 10/03/2021
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + Excellent Benefits
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB14575
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Are you a qualified accountant with substantial Finance Business Partnering experience? Do you want the opportunity to work on multiple projects across a complex organisation? Do you want a role in which you oversee a small team?

My client is a successful Public Sector organisation, that has seen sizeable growth over the last 12-months due to the on-going pandemic. They are seeking additional Finance Business Partnering support across a variety of a COVID related projects on an 18-month fixed term contract.

Based in Liverpool, the role will initially be fully remote working but when government guidelines allow, there will be a requirement to attend the offices 2-3 days a week.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide experience advice on financial management and accounting, planning, performance and risk across the business.
  • Lead on the development of budgets and forecasts and identifying any financial risks, ensuring these are understood and acted upon.
  • Lead on the provision of variance analysis including understanding key cost driver and income related activity.
  • Provide financial reports with commentary to the Senior Leadership team.
  • Manage a team of 2 Assistant Accountants, supporting their own career development paths.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant.
  • Have proven business partnering skills, with the ability to explain complex financial information to non-financial colleagues.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Have a strong understanding of ‘seeing the bigger picture’ to provide insightful analysis into various forms of financial data.
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