Senior Finance Business Partner

Central Bedfordshire Council
£48,659 - £51,915 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Local council
Contract Type
Full Time

Team: Finance
Job Family: Enabling 14
Salary: £48,659 - £51,915 per annum + £5,772 Market Rate Supplement per annum pro rata
Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week
Base Location: Priory House & home working
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 12th June 2022
Interview Date: 15/16/17 June 2022 - to take place via Microsoft Teams


About Us
Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location
and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.

As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and
delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on
helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
This is a great time to join us on our journey.

We are seeking a Senior Finance Business Partner to support our Adult Social Care Directorate. Acting
as a principal point of contact they will support a portfolio of service managers, providing effective
support and challenge to these senior colleagues within the Council.

Key responsibilities will include:
• providing high quality financial services to senior stakeholders
• management of a small team
• support to the Head of Financial Support to provide input to the development of business strategy
and plans.

If you are suitably qualified and have experience in working at a senior, strategic level within a fast faced
finance team we would love to hear from you.

What we can offer you
As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous
benefits, including:
• Agile working arrangements. We recognise the importance of supporting our employees to
balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way. We will actively
encourage you to manage work and personal commitments.
• Family friendly policies and practices
• Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days with length of service.
• Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for
employees and includes Life Assurance: click here
• An Employee Assistance Programme offering support to all employees through workplace
changes as well as other work, family and personal issues
• Training and Learning offer – we have access to hundreds of courses and role specific training is
also available
• Access to discounts from local and national retailers

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
Our Aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.
You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Dawn Hill at
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not
submitting your application offline.

If you require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers
advice please contact our team of careers advisors at Our service is
confidential, impartial and free for all.

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