Finance Business Partner

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
£26,999 to £30,507 per annum
14 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Graded Post: Band 8
£26,999 to £30,507 per annum
Full time 37hrs per week, based at the Guildhall, Gainsborough

Would you like to work for a forward thinking and innovative organisation driven by a commercial approach to tackling the financial challenges raised through austerity, and with a Financial Strategy to become financially self-sufficient whilst enabling and supporting continued investment in the District?

We will achieve this through;

-      Generating income from council services through charging, trading and investment - Securing external funding and working in partnership to support investment in our communities

-     Increase capital and revenue returns for the council through investment in housing and economic growth

- Enhancing the council’s commercial culture and capability

Due to a restructure of the Finance and Business Support Team and the promotion of internal staff, we are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic finance professional to complete our team of finance business partners.

You will be proactive in providing comprehensive support and advice including budget planning, forecasting, year-end closedown and project support.

You will have abilities in finance business partnering, excellent IT competences, strong communication skills and a track record in delivering a customer focused service.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, solution focused, willing to learn and challenge, confident in their skills, self-starting with the ability to make complex information clear and understandable and who will positively embrace and influence change. You will thrive on variety and adding value.

The role will report directly to the Business Support Team Leader but will be expected to make a significant contribution to delivering the Council’s financial processes across the whole Finance Team.

We are a solution focused and results orientated finance team with a passion for change and improvement, if you would like to join us, please visit our website for a full Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications will be considered on a Job Share/Flexible working request.

If you would like to discuss the role further, contact Sue Leversedge on 01427 676541.

Applicants will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.

To apply: visit to download an application form Please note we do not accept CV’s as a form of application.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation or correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the HR team on 01427 676607.

Closing date: 28th June 2019
Interview date: 4th July 2019

The Council has a commitment to equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Also we operate a no smoking policy.