Lewisham, London
£58000.00 - £64500.00 per annum
Job description

Head of Finance Business Partnering: up to £64,500 (7-month FTC) SE London | Home

For a large, central London University, we are recruiting a Head of Finance Business Partnering for 7-months to cover a secondment. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Finance, the Head of Finance Business Partnering will manage and lead the Business Partnering Team through a finance transformation programme and will develop business partnering processes to enhance service delivery. This role will also provide strategic support to senior managers across the university on the planning and delivery of their financial objectives.

Main Duties:

  • Leading, managing and motivating a large team of Business Partners, emphasising service delivery
  • Proactive advice to senior managers on key risks and financial outcomes
  • Train budget holders on financial responsibility
  • Provide management information, analysis, forecasts and advise to senior management
  • Implement budgetary control measures
  • Ensure the preparation of the University's monthly management accounts and written reports
  • Support the FP&A Team to develop models and costing allocation analysis
  • Lead a culture of continuous improvement, suggesting and implementing improvements to systems and processes.

Person Specification:

  • CCAB qualified with significant experience of leading Finance Business Partnering Teams
  • Strong business partnering experience, including working with non-finance stakeholders
  • Experience of management through change and transformation
  • Strong data analysis and forecasting and modelling experience
  • Ideally Higher Education experience
  • Experience with new systems and process implementation would eb great
  • This role will be working 3 -days a week from the SE London campus and 2 -days from home.


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Posted on: 01 October 2021
Closed date: 31 October 2021
Job ref: BBBH52660
Tags: Finance