Finance Business Partner

£350 - £450 per day
Docklands
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Finance Business Partner

Temporary - 6 - 12 months

Remote, you will be required to attend the London Office once a week (E14)

Between £350 - £450 per day

Full Time

Morgan Hunt are working with a National Regulatory Authority who are currently recruiting two Finance Business Partners to join their team on a full time, temporary basis. The contract length will be between 6-12 months'.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Alongside other Directorate FBPs, produce a rolling, multi-year budgeted delivery plan. Produce an annual budgeted delivery plan for the Directorate, managing and prioritising spend against agreed organisational/directorate objectives/forward work plan
  • Lead on medium term financial planning and spending review activities for the Directorate
  • Provide accurate and timely management information to budget holders to support effective decision making
  • Ensure effective provision of the full range of financial services to the Directorate including advice on budget assumptions, cost and workforce management and compliance requirements with Cabinet Office and HMT
  • Manage monthly and quarterly processes to track in year and forecast performance, and support delivery against agreed financial plan
  • Provide financial input into relevant change proposals and ad hoc projects to support continuous improvement, building capability and financial forward plans
  • Maintain an up-to-date record of financial risk, priority spend opportunities and spend control levers for each Directorate
  • Provide constructive challenge and advice Directorate's business, workforce and investment plans to encourage sound long-term thinking.
  • Champion change and continuous improvement to deliver improved financial performance and value for money
  • Identify appropriate solutions/options to support the Directorate to address financial risks
  • Act as a financial coach to the business by improving the financial and commercial capability of non-Finance staff
  • Ensure Directorate decisions are based on accurate, up-to-date information and in line with agreed plan by providing robust, timely financial input
  • Provide technical accounting advice, including up-skilling and training
  • Deliver consistently high standards of financial compliance, risk mitigation and value for money within Directorate, through influencing and explaining complex financial information in a clear way
  • Be a trusted advisor to the Directorate's leadership team
  • Monitor financial performance against plan and ensure that robust financial practice is embedded in day to day activities and provide insight and supportive challenge to the business
  • Attend relevant Directorate meetings on a regular basis to provide support and advice in real time, and be seen as a member of the Directorate SMT
  • Work effectively with senior stakeholders, senior colleagues and members of finance team (both inside and outside of the organisation as required) to support provision of financial service and relevant advice
  • Work jointly with HR counterpart to ensure effective workforce planning and management
  • Financial training to all staff annually and ongoing financial awareness and education
  • Robust financial planning and Monthly and quarterly budget tracking
  • Accurate timely MI working with management accountants
  • Provision of Financial guidance and advice to wider stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Successful record of financial business partnering and business/ workforce planning at a senior level
  • Strong technical finance ability with having previously worked with senior financial and non-financial colleagues to deliver improved performance and value for money
  • Part or fully CCAB or CIMA qualified
  • Excellent ability to advise, challenge, support and influence stakeholders whilst maintaining strong relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to present complex data in a way to influence and create understanding
  • Strong understanding of business area's finances, cost drivers and workforce strategy, with the ability to advise on risks and provide insight to enhance decision making
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Data management and modelling skills with the ability to provide insight
  • Previously worked in the Civil Service / Public Sector in a finance function

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.

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Jordan Walker
Associate Consultant
Professional Services Recruitment Team
London
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