Capital Project Finance Business Partner

London (Central), London (Greater)
£400 - £450 per day
19 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Full Time

The role exists to provide high calibre business partnering support to the primary capital development projects in the council. The post holder will carry out detailed financial options appraisals and support project managers to produce robust business cases.

You will take responsibility for ensuring that decision makers are presented with high quality financial advice and options where appropriate at key points in the project cycle. You will understand the impacts of the macro and local economic environment on the projects and will take a lead in scenario and sensitivity analysis on a project and programme level to ensure risks are understood and managed

Example outcomes or objectives that this role will deliver:

  • Support development of new and iterated business cases during project lifecycle
  • Ensure that robust option appraisals and sensitivity analysis included within decision reports
  • Ensure that relevant projects are managed within expenditure and income resource constraints
  • Lead on budget setting, management accounting, and closing for allocated projects
  • Understanding and communication regarding impacts of projects on revenue accounts and council funding
  • Development of strategies and programmes to investigate and report on effectiveness of council’s use of resources and initiatives to improve value for money


You will report to the HRA and Capital Projects Team Manager, and work very closely with Directors and other senior stakeholders.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant
  • Ability to apply forensic financial skills to a range of capital projects
  • Delivery of complex capital projects as part of a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Understanding of the broad regulatory and procurement frameworks within which large capital projects operate
  • Understanding of capital financing in local government environment

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