Finance Business Partner

Location
civic centre, - flexible working
Salary
£57,977 - £60,969
Posted
04 Jan 2022
Closes
23 Jan 2022
Job Ref
WLV000003937
Job Type
Finance
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious qualified accountant to support a progressive Council in meeting a range of challenges.

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner who will be responsible for leading a team to provide strategic advice and support to the directorates that come within our Strategic theme of Communities and Place.

As a Finance Business Partner you will lead a Business Partnering Team and reporting to the Chief Accountant, work closely with all senior stakeholders to ensure best use of limited financial resources, providing the financial insight, intelligence and support.  Your main responsibilities will include

  • Supporting Directors in ensuring effective management of financial resources, to ensure probity, efficiency, high performance and overall value for money.
  • Driving the delivery of productivity and efficiency improvement and cost reduction plans within Directorates, in accordance with the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with Directors and their Management Team. Identifying their needs as Strategic Financial Services customers and ensuring such needs are met
  • Lead and direct the delivery of a high performing, customer focused finance service to the Council.

To be suitable for the role you will be CCAB qualified with experience of relationship / stakeholder management at Director level. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral with the ability to understand and disseminate complex and detailed technical and professional issues. You will be systematic, have good analytical skills and be able to establish and continue good working relationships and work effectively as part of at team

For an informal discussion please contact Alison Shannon on 01902 554561 or email Alison.shannon@wolverhampton.gov.uk.

Closing date 23 January 2022

Supporting documents
Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

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