Assistant Finance Business Partner

Up to £18 per hour
Hammersmith and Fulham

Job description

Assistant Finance Business Partner - Temporary Contract - £18 per hour holiday pay - Hammersmith

Morgan Hunt are working with a College who are going through an exciting period of growth and are currently recruiting for an Assistant Finance Business Partner to join their team on a full time, temporary basis. The contract is initially till February 2023 or until the permanent position is filled. The College work on a hybrid basis, allowing staff to work remotely for 2 days per week.


Some of your duties and responsibilities as an Assistant Finance Business Partner will include:

  • Process budget journals for the college and its subsidiaries company annual revenue and capital budgets.
  • Process general journals in preparing the monthly management accounts
  • Assist on a monthly basis monitoring the financial position of cost centres and provide support to budget managers.
  • Meet and provide financial support to budget holders with managers as appropriate.
  • Undertake financial reconciliations on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the reviewing and collating and reconciliation of the all agency staff request
  • Respond to opportunities to enhance the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the college's activities.
  • Ensure the achievement of value for money is sought in all activities undertaken by budget holders.
  • Actively promote the procurement function within the college encouraging best practice with due regard for sustainability, ethical purchasing standards and whole life costing.
  • Assist in the development maintenance of all college financial applications.
  • Train colleagues within the finance directorate and across the college in the use of this software.
  • Write and develop data analysis reports for use by cross college managers
  • Analyse financial data and produce reports to management
  • Provided information for the college's internal and external auditors as appropriate.
  • Assist in the completion of the year-end financial accounts
  • Provide advice on financial accounting matters arising from changes in government funding and accounting policies.
  • Assist in the completion of grant claims and statistical returns accurately and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the completion of the quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist in the reconciliation of control accounts
  • Produce salary reports for budget holders
  • Raise orders on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Finance for the Finance departments as required.
  • Ensure all financial procedures at the college are adhered to provide advice on the application of these procedures to staff throughout the college.


  • Adopt an Ambitious approach - using Innovation and creativity to realise the College's vision
  • Commitment to Inclusion - demonstrating an open, welcoming and supportive attitude to Colleagues and Students
  • Act with Integrity by displaying a fair, open and honest approach
  • Commitment to the safeguarding of all students in the College and in the workplace
  • Ability and determination to promote equality and diversity throughout all aspects of College life, including employment and service delivery
  • At least 3 years accounting experience
  • Higher / Further Education, or Public Sector background
  • Confidently work with a variety of stakeholders regardless of their seniority
  • Confident in account reconciliation
  • Confident in using computerised finance systems
  • Able to complete grant and statistical returns
  • Strong IT knowledge, including Excel as this will be your main tool
  • Can use reporting software such as Business Objects/Crystal/Power BI
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Qualified to at least AAT level. However, preferably candidates should be part/fully qualified accountant

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Jordan Walker
Associate Consultant
Professional Services Recruitment Team
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