Finance Business Partner

Easyweb Recruitment
£44,237 to £54,068 per annum
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Business Partner

Salary: From £44,237 - £54,068 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Manchester
Benefits: Include competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more

Closing Date: 13th October 2017

About the role:

As a Finance Business Partner, you will provide strategic finance support to our client and its subsidiaries and you will embed financial planning, commercial thinking and budgetary control. You’ll assist and support the Director of Finance in providing quality financial reporting to the Group Boards and Committees, Executive team and Directors team and be a pro-active member of the Finance Management Team.

They are looking to appoint to two roles and each will be responsible for managing a small team. For clarity, one role is responsible for providing support to the Executive Director of Growth and Assets and the Executive Director of Finance, and includes Capital and grant accounting. The other role will support the Executive Director of Customer Services and the Chief Executive’s Directorate and includes rents and service charges.

About You:

To be successful as a Finance Business Partner you will have proven management accounting and financial accounting experience, displaying responsibility at a senior level in a substantial Finance department as well as staff management and motivation. You will have experience of dealing with internal customers and external stakeholders and preparing and monitoring of financial information using multiple and complex data sources.

You must hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification with working knowledge of finance business partnering and the regulatory requirements of working with the context of a registered housing provider.. You will have strong IT and excel skills including the manipulation of large volumes of data, use of pivot tables, and the ablility to swiftly sense check outcomes.

You may have experience of dealing with Board / Committee members and meetings, managing change in a complex environment, driving the efficiency agenda and Value for Money, and effective management of resources including staff and financial budgets. If you do, Great Places would love to hear from you.

If you have knowledge of accounting in a regulated environment with a strong understanding of integrated financial and operational systems it would be advantageous for the role, as would knowledge of the HCA grant regime and setting social housing and affordable housing rents.

You may have experience of the following: Finance Business Partner, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Business Partner, Assistant Accountant, Management Accounts, Accountant, Management Accountant, etc.

About their company:

Our client is not your average housing association. They are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in their 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.

Their work doesn’t stop at their customers’ front door. The surplus they make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.

They are extremely proud of their dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live their values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for them you will be part of something special and in return, they offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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