Finance Business Partner

Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive Salary
09 Jan 2018
24 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

Are you looking for the next chapter in your career development with a new opportunity where you can make a difference? We are going through a period of exciting change at Southampton City Council and we are recruiting to Finance Business Partner roles.

We are going through a period of exciting change and we would like you to join us on this journey.

You will support and enable the delivery of high quality services to residents, businesses and visitors to the city of Southampton. You will be responsible for working in partnership with service areas, providing productive challenge and recommendations to senior leaders in the council. You will ensure high quality of financial management, through the provision of business modelling, analysis of financial risk and dynamic financial management information to our Service Directors.

Your key focus of the role will be providing strategic support to budget holders and be the integral part of the management team across specific areas of business. You will ensure that all change initiatives are provided with financial modelling support, highlighting the financial impact to the wider organisation. You will also manage and motivate a high-performing team of Financial Analysts.

You will be part of a team that are supportive and care about your career development with our tailored individual learning package.  

Southampton City Council

We are a leader in local government and are recognised for our innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people. We pride ourselves on employing and retaining quality professionals / staff whilst maintaining an environment where every employee feels valued and part of the team.

The Finance and Commercialisation Team is a key part of Southampton City Council’s Strategy hub. We provide strategic, financial and commercial services and advice to ensure the council’s planning and operational activity is delivered in sustainable and cost-effective ways. We work in collaboration with operational teams and partners to ensure financial and commercial services deliver the agreed outcomes in our medium and long term financial strategies.

We offer a wide range of benefits which includes:

  • Discounted car parking within the City
  • Flexi time
  • Work-life balance initiatives
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Cycle scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

If you think that you are ready for a new challenge, this is the role for you and we would love to hear from you or you can visit Southampton City Council to apply.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jo Knight, Service Lead Finance Business Partnering on 023 8083 2585 

Closing date: Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 23:55pm 

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