Finance Business Partner – Technical & Payroll

Town Hall, Nuneaton
£29,055 - £30,756 per annum
19 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
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Full time permanent
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Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to work within the Financial Services team providing high quality technical advice to the Council and enable services to make timely and well-informed decisions.

You will play a key role in the planning and closedown of the Council’s annual statutory accounts, including interpretation of accounting regulations and working closely with the Head of Financial Services in producing the Statement of Accounts.

The role will also have responsibility for the management of the monthly payroll process, including the completion of any statutory returns and reconciliations, and ensuring that our payroll and pensions services providers are supplied with all the required information for them to fulfil their responsibilities.

Other responsibilities would include
• the monitoring and forecasting of business rates income taking into consideration any legislative changes;
• working with colleagues from other Council departments assessing applications received for the Discretionary Rate Relief – Local Discount Policy;
• being the main finance contact for our procurement team for the provision of any financial analysis or advice on existing or potential contractors.

You should have recent and relevant experience in a finance environment, a customer-focused culture and the ability to respond to change positively. An ability to understand complex financial information and produce high quality and accurate financial reports is also essential.

No specific payroll knowledge or experience is required

Work Pattern
37 hours /Permanent

Relevant Dates
Closing Date – Sunday 7th October 2018
Interview Date - Week beginning 22nd October 2018

Additional Information
As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

For further information about the role please contact Craig Pugh on 02476 376104 or

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email including Junk/Spam)and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.


Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Values.pdf

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