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Assistant Finance Business Partner

City of London Police
London (Central), London (Greater)
Starting at £29,030 plus £6,710 London Weighting per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Description of CoLP: The City of London is the historic heart of London packed with history, commercial activity and culture. It has both a rich legacy of historic buildings and a large number of iconic sites including St Paul’s, the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange, and the Gherkin.

The City of London Police protects the people, businesses and infrastructure of the City of London. Our unique strengths include our experience of policing and protecting one of the most important, dynamic and challenging environments in the UK whilst leading the national response to fraud.​

We lead the physical security of the Square Mile, balancing tradition with modern challenges, and maintaining well established relationships with commercial and law enforcement partners worldwide, which maintains integrity and ease of trading in the City of London. We deliver a world class conventional and digital policing environment, supporting safety by design, leading the delivery of a safe place to live, work and visit whether physically or virtually.

Description of Department: It is an exciting time to join the Finance team. The team is being developed to provide an exceptional Finance service supporting and enabling front line policing. This includes supporting transformational change, driving commercial opportunities and building strong relationships across the Force and with our partners.

Purpose of the Role: The successful candidate will support the finance business partner team in the provision of excellent financial advice and support to the Force. This includes assisting Directorates in all areas such as budgeting, financial control, closing of accounts, maintenance of accounting systems, cash handling, the administration of third party funds, and financial advice to services. You will play an essential role in strengthening the quality and flow of information between the Finance team and service area and provides a great opportunity for development within finance business partnering.

As well as a strong grounding in financial services, candidates will have an ethos of continuous improvement to support ongoing development of the service, the team and the Force. A background in public sector finance would be an advantage. This is a real opportunity to guide future direction and make a real difference.

The role is offered as a career grade with appointment and salary progression dependent on fulfilling the career grade criteria contained in the Job Description and Person Specification for this role.

The application and interview will be tested under Level 2 of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework.

This role is open to all Police Staff / external candidates who meet the essential criteria of the person specification, regardless of current grade. Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact our

Deputy Chief Finance Officer, Steven Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO), Steve Reynolds: or DCFO Mark Paddon:

The closing date for applications is 23rd May 2024 @23:59

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 10th June 2024

This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.

The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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