Finance Business Partner

Solos Consultants Ltd
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is currently looking for an Interim Finance Business Partner to join their organisation on an initial 3-6 month contract basis, based in central Bristol.

The successful candidate will have previous experience working at a Strategic Business Partner level within the Public Sector.

This role is responsible for delivering all aspects of financial advice across functions, providing pro-active and innovative guidance to officers and members and influencing strategy, direction and business outcomes within the context of adherence to financial policies and practices.

MUST have public sector experience

Be able to meet with the project board, dive into the detail, challenge when needed and be strategic

Ideal candidate would have worked on a regeneration project

Please see below the key points for Finance Business Partner for Growth and Regeneration directorate:

- CCAB (or equivalent) qualification with minimum of 2 years post qualification experience and evidence of continuing professional development.

- A clear and thorough understanding of the operational context within which local government services are currently operating, how to apply the dynamics of working within a political environment with resource constraints and translate that knowledge into practical application for the benefit of Bristol.

- Experience of the provision of commercial and business advice to senior management in a variety of services, transformation projects and capital programmes

- Experience of developing financial appraisals of new business initiatives and the ability to apply due diligence methodologies to assess viability of business cases for proposed investments.

- Sharp financial acumen to build robust commercial and economic models, define appropriate pricing strategies and ensure budgets & forecasts, including revenue and capital projections, are sound and support proposed changes.

- Excellent understanding of robust financial management and an innovative and creative approach to problem solving.

- Comfortable in constructively challenging stakeholders and operating within an environment of change and influencing members and / or executives, as well as, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve best value outcomes

Experience required:

* Finance Business Partnering experience

* Local Authority experience/ Local Government experience

* Commercial awareness

* Experience working on joint venture projects/programmes

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation with opportunities for further contract extension.

INSIDE IR35- umbrella service required

Up to £700 per day for the right candidate- please note cost will be taken into consideration when shortlisting.

Flexible working hours

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