Finance Business Partner

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Competitive Salary
03 May 2018
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious qualified accountant to support a progressive Council in meeting a range of challenges.

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner who will be responsible for leading a team to provide strategic advice and support to the Council’s People Directorate.

As a Finance Business Partner you will lead a Business Partnering Team and work closely with all senior stakeholders to ensure best use of limited financial resources, providing the financial insight, intelligence and support.  Your main responsibilities will include:-

  • Supporting the Strategic Director and Service Directors in ensuring effective management of financial resources, to ensure probity, efficiency, high performance and overall value for money.
  • Driving the delivery of productivity and efficiency improvement and cost reduction plans within the Directorate, in accordance with the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with the Strategic Director and their Management Team. Identifying their needs as Strategic Financial Services customers and ensuring such needs are met
  • Acting as line manager for named Finance Business Partners, ensuring their effective deployment and providing strong leadership for the wider team

To be suitable for the role you will be CCAB qualified with experience of relationship / stakeholder management at Director level. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral with the ability to understand and disseminate complex and detailed technical and professional issues. You will be systematic, have good analytical skills and be able to establish and continue good working relationships and work effectively as part of at team

If you are interested in knowing more about the post please contact Alison Shannon (01902 554561).

The closing date is 18th May 2018