Finance Business Partner

Lincoln, Lincolnshire
03 Nov 2020
24 Nov 2020
Local council
Contract Type
Full Time

The City of Lincoln Council is looking to appoint two finance professionals who will contribute to all aspects of the financial standing, management and reporting of the Council’s financial resources.  These posts will support the revenue finance function of the Council, including contributing to the development of business cases and projects and providing financial advice when required. 

The ideal candidate will need to be a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).  An understanding of revenue and capital accounting, monitoring and budgeting is essential together with an awareness and general knowledge of Local Government Finance.  Knowledge of HRA accounting would be desirable.  You will have excellent communication skills and be able to build effective relationships with all stakeholders.  The Authority is currently assisting in the development of the role by offering support to obtain the CIPFA Level 7 Finance Business Partnering qualification.

The Council offer a comprehensive benefits package including 28 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays, access to a local government pension scheme and flexible working options. The Council also have an Employee Benefits scheme which offers discounts on various activities such as gym membership, shopping, holidays and cinema tickets. To find out more, please visit our website

If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive required, we look forward to receiving your application. If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact: Colleen Warren, Financial Services Manager on 01522 873361 or Laura Shipley, Principal Finance Business Partner on 01522 873307.

Closing date for applications is Monday 24th November 2020

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