Finance Business Partner

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary £33,945-£36,648
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NameInnogen Brotherton

Job description

We are currently partnering with an Academy Trust in Staffordshire, who are recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £33,945-£36,648 (subject to experience) and the role is due to start as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate must hold a full UK driving license and enhanced DBS.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborating with school office staff to prepare annal and five-year budgets and update when required

  • Assisting and supporting the Business Support Manager with the production of monthly written reports

  • Collating monitoring and budget planning information for the central team, identifying any concerns and escalating to management for investigation

  • Producing costing for alternative scenarios, advising schools on available options and making recommendations

  • Collaborating with schools to prepare monthly management accounts including forecasts and variance analysis
    Identifying financial risks and opportunities including income generation

Experience required:

  • Budgeting and forecasting

  • Management accounts

  • Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Education background

Rewards and benefits:

  • 35 Days paid holiday (including to bank holidays) rising to 43 days with length of service

  • Excellent defined contributions pension with a high level of employer contributions

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • Mileage expensed

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00-16:00

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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