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Finance Business Partner

Rushcliffe Borough Council
£36,477 - £39,141 Pay Award Pending
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Local government, Borough councils, Local council
Contract Type
Full Time
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Rushcliffe Borough Council have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join their team.

Location: Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £36,477 - £39,141 Pay Award Pending

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week (Some attendance at evening meetings may be required)

Rushcliffe Borough Council is a modern forward-thinking authority providing high quality services to over 112,000 people across South Nottinghamshire.

Rushcliffe’s strapline ‘Great Place, Great Lifestyle, Great Sport’ highlights why it is has been named the best place to live in the region with many residents reiterating their belief it is a can do council, backed up by industry commercial and entrepreneurial awards.

Located close to Nottingham on the banks of the River Trent, Rushcliffe has a strong identity of its own with a thriving sporting and retail centre of population in West Bridgford matched with picturesque villages and small towns with great transport links.

Its modern purpose-built office and leisure centre facility at Rushcliffe Arena is the perfect place to progress your career.

Rushcliffe Borough Council are committed to officers working in a flexible (and virtual) environment allowing employees remote, smart and flexible working opportunities to enjoy and maintain a healthy lifestyle using the leisure centre facilities.

Ready to tackle the challenges of a post COVID-19 climate, we want you to be part of our journey for continued success and to help ensure the Council has a sustainable financial strategy and continues to deliver excellent services.

We are seeking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to work with services developing relationships, to be creative and innovative, and drive new ideas through the organisation.

Areas you could support range from Refuse Collection to Revenues and Benefits as well as forward planning in relation to national initiatives such as business rates reform and assist with robust business cases surrounding property and service investment decisions; including the impact on both cash flow and treasury management. 

You will assist the production of the statement of accounts and budget setting including associated returns and you will assist both the Council’s Section 151 Officer and the Service Manager in reporting to Scrutiny, Cabinet and Council.

You will be commercially minded and driven to ensure the Council gains maximum value for money and services exploit their commercial potential and help the Council in supporting the community and businesses as we move positively into a post-COVID environment.

We are looking for an individual with the drive and determination to succeed and the ability to maximise your talent, at a Council that values and invests in staff skills and wellbeing.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and career.

Finance Business Partner – Benefits:

- Reduced membership fees of the onsite leisure centre

- Free car parking

- Varied working hours and remote-working opportunities

- An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking authority with training to support cpd and personal development

- Local government pension scheme

- Relocation package available for the right candidate

Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible and part-time working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council.

We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and even more relevant given increased remote working as a result of COVID and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need.

Closing date for applications:  Midnight – Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Interviews will be held W/C 6th December 2021.

To submit your application for this Finance Business Partner opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now to be redirected to our website.

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