Assistant Finance Business Partner

Daneshill House
grade 9 £40,858 - £42,806 (pro rata for hours worked)
09 May 2018
25 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Finance Business Partner to join our Finance and Estates Team. This key role will work with the commercial manager and Stevenage Direct Services Assistant Director to provide high quality management costing information to support pricing and commercial decision making whilst driving business improvements.  Supporting a diverse collection of Council services including garages, trade waste, and the repairs and voids service this fast paced role will be pivotal in the development of our commercial strategy.

To be successful in this role, you will be a minimum of part CCAB qualified with experience of working in a financial role, and have excellent skills using financial systems and designing financial reports.

What we can offer you

With a generous study leave and bursary policy, we will support you to finish your Accountancy exams if you are part qualified. If you are already a fully qualified accountant we can offer you generous continuous professional development opportunities.

The Council can offer you a competitive salary and a pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working, a flexi-time scheme and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements and the Childcare Voucher scheme. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays rising to 30 days per annum after 10 years’ service. Additional employee benefits include a range of savings including retail & leisure discounts through CSSC and travel discounts through SmartGoStevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme. The Council considers health and well-being a key contributor to a strong workforce and provides discounted gym and leisure centre membership, Employee Assistance Provision as well as Occupational Heath support.

Application Details

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Clare Fletcher Ex: 2933.    For an application pack and to apply online, please visit  .Alternatively please email

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.

Applications must be returned by: 5:00pm Friday 25th May 2018

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

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