Senior Business Partner (Finance)

Spalding, Lincolnshire
Grade 8 - £34,365 – £38,951 plus benefits (2018/19 salary scales)
11 Dec 2017
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Compass Point Business Services (CPBS) is looking for a Senior Business Partner to join us at a really exciting time.

The company provides various services to both South Holland and East Lindsey District Councils. These services include Finance, HR, ICT, Customer Contact and Revenues and Benefits. The contract for this arrangement with the two Councils has just been reconfirmed and we are progressing the further development of our services for the coming years.


Senior Business Partner (Finance)

Salary range:  Grade 8 - £34,365 – £38,951 plus benefits (2018/19 salary scales)

Based at Spalding

The purpose of the Senior Business Partner role is to ensure the delivery of an effective finance business partnering service to South Holland District Council and ensure high quality and efficient operational finance practices.  The post holder will ensure the comprehensive delivery of professional financial services in line with Service Level Agreements.

Reporting to the Head of Service – Finance, you will be responsible for the line management of the Finance Business Partners (2xFTE) and work closely with other members of the finance team. 

The role will involve the production of the Council’s Revenue and Capital Budgets, regular financial reports for Budget Managers, Directors and Members, the provision of regular financial advice, financial modelling, and support and challenge to budget managers in the delivery of the Council’s services.

You will hold a full CCAB qualification and demonstrate continuous CPD. An effective negotiator with developed influencing skills, you will also possess strong analytical and presentation skills. You will have a demonstrable knowledge of the full range of financial control and management procedures. 

Although a background in local government or public sector services may be helpful to the successful individuals – CPBS needs talented, innovative and passionate individuals to move us forwards - don’t be put off just because you haven’t worked within a Local Government arena before.

We need bold, innovative and creative people with ideas to help us and our clients on their journey – there is lots to do and a great environment in which to do it.

You can find out more information including job description, person specification and application form at

To apply please send your completed application form to

Closing date:  Friday 2nd of February 2018.