Assistant Finance Business Partner

Wirral, Merseyside
£24,799 to £27,905
07 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Big changes. No excuses. That’s what we’re delivering at Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2020. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities. 

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place.  It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. 

We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.

Following a period of change, we are looking to recruit a number of Assistant Finance Business Partners. In this role you will delivery a solution-focussed, innovative financial management function, that enables the effective allocation of resources to outcomes and further ensures value for money. 

You'll be a proactive member of a customer-focussed finance team that supports the achievement of the Council and its partners long term vision. We are looking for a teamplayer who is able to take direction from a Finance Business Partner, whilst being able to act independently when required. You will have a formal accountancy qualification or equivalent professional knowledge gained through significant experience working as a finance specialist. Above all you will have good interpersonal skills to develop sustainable and successful partnership working. Applications are welcome from people with experience from a range of backgrounds, not just local government. Demonstrable experience in some of the following areas are required:

  • Statutory accounts production
  • Capital finance programmes and major projects
  • Management accounts
  • VAT
  • Providing technical financial advice
  • Finance system maintenance
  • Supporting financial decision-making
  • Budget setting/control mechanisms

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing the 28th October 2019.

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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