NB19/06 Assistant Finance Business Partner

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
SCP 35-39, £15,700 per annum
12 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type

NB19/06 Assistant Finance Business Partner

Commercial Band 11, SCP 35-39, £15,700 per annum

18.5 hours per week Permanent

We are looking for a pro-active Assistant Finance Business Partner - Commercial to join our Business Partnering team. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of our established team, which provides a strategic and value-added service, delivering commercially-minded financial advice. The Role As an Assistant Finance Business Partner - Commercial, you will ensure the provision of high quality advice, analysis, interpretation and information to budget holders to underpin effective decision making and meaningful performance management.

Through appropriate support and challenge you will provide senior managers, service managers and directors with expert business-related advice on financial management, accounting issues and value for money. You will support strategic policy development and ensure that a high standard of financial discipline is a fundamental part of decision-making processes. You will achieve high customer satisfaction levels and make a real and demonstrable difference to the delivery of the Council’s business. You will deliver excellence in reporting, analysis and financial control, ensuring that financial best practice is applied across your client service areas.

You will be responsible for ensuring that financial information is collated and reported accurately within the Council’s finance systems, and that risks and opportunities to the wider Council financial position are clearly understood. What You’ll Need to Succeed To succeed in the role you will be AAT qualified or hold an equivalent business/accounting degree, and preferably will be CCAB qualified or working towards a CCAB qualification.

You will have knowledge and understanding of local government finance as well as demonstrable experience of providing financial advice and support to senior management within a large or complex organisation. You will be confident in engaging with senior managers and have excellent communication and influencing skills. You will have the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels across the Council. You will be competent in the use of Excel, with a practical knowledge of accounting standards.

For further information about the role please contact Molly Sullivan on 01743 258957 or at molly.sullivan@shropshire.gov.uk.

To apply visit: https://shropshirejobs.engageats.co.uk

Closing date: 27th February 2019.

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