Role: Finance Business Partner
Contract Length: 3 Months
Location: Crawley (Hybrid)
IR35: In scope
Main Purpose of Role
Responsible for the provision of an accountancy and financial advice service and ensuring that the Council complies with all relevant accounting standards.
Providing proactive and innovative financial advice and support to all levels of management on a range of finance functions, including budget setting, budget monitoring, budget planning and project support.
Working with Finance colleagues, managers and staff to provide a flexible effective Finance service that supports and adds value to the organisational needs.
A detailed knowledge and understanding of local authority finance.
Knowledge of the CIPFA Code of Practice.
Knowledge of the Prudential Code
Experience of coaching others.
Ability to communicate effectively using different communication methods and styles for a wide range of customers.
Ability to interpret financial information
Knowledge of accounting practices.
AAT level 4 or part-qualified CCAB
Experience of using and developing computerised spreadsheets at an advanced level.
Experience of working with computerised financial information systems.
Able to give proportional, pragmatic and proactive advice to colleagues