Finance Business Partner x4 - Grade 7
Department for International Trade
£49,703 - £57,789 per annum + £1000 accountancy allowance
- 2x Trade Policy Group
- 1x ODA (Official Development Assistance)
- 1x Corporate Groups
Finance Business Partners work closely with the groups within the Department for International Trade, providing financial information, advice, challenge and assurance to enable effective decision making. They champion a value for money culture and embed a robust financial planning management and control regime throughout the department.
Key responsibilities will be:
- Build an in depth knowledge of the areas of the Department for which they are responsible, understanding the financial and performance drivers, risks and issues.
- Be the conduit between finance and the business for financial exercises such as Business Planning, Quarterly Reviews and the Spending Review.
- Working across the Strategic Finance Team to agree budgets within the Department’s spending envelope and ensure robust financial and delivery plans are in place within the group.
- Influencing financial and business planning through the provisions of financial assessment and business case appraisal.
- Embedding a value for money culture within the department and supporting financial decisions through the provision of advice and challenge.
- Working collaboratively and constructively with colleagues to support the development of business cases, ensuring that HMG controls and guidance are complied with.
- Delivering insightful and timely financial information to budget holders that informs decision making and supports strong financial management and control
- Ensuring that internal control and governance procedures are understood and followed as the first line of defence for financial management.
- Strong leadership track record
- Experience of working collaboratively and forming influential relationships at senior levels of management
- Delivery at a strategic level
- Experience of working across organisational boundaries in order to deliver to high standards and tight deadlines
- Communicating complex information clearly to non-specialist audiences
- Experience in the application of HMT Guidance including Managing Public Money and The Green Book.
Required Technical skills/qualifications
- A full or partial CCAB qualification or equivalent – or equivalent experience – is essential
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