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Finance Business Partner - Lead

Company: Connectment Global Recruitment
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: -55,000 - -60,000/annum Exceptional benefits, Flex working Type: Permanent The Opportunity:For this Lead Finance Partner position, you will report to the Director -and will provide high quality finance advisory services.In time, you will oversee a team of Finance Partners, leading by example and coaching the team through continuous improvement. You will be responsible for ensuring the finance function proactively supports the best interests of clients -to achieve their objectives.Some of the key responsibilities for this successful person would be -but no limited to:

  • Lead, proactively manage and influence your team to deliver KPI's and business results.
  • Coach and support the team to ensure they are as efficient as possible and continuing to raise the quality of the service delivered to clients.
  • As a Subject Matter Expert (SME), support the business with expert technical knowledge and expertise.
  • To provide specialist hands on support and advice to CEO's, Finance Directors, Trustees/Directors in relation to a wide range of finance issues.
  • To aid in the development of multi-year financial planning and monitoring, cash-flow management and the recording of fixed assets.
  • To support clients with timely budget preparation, forecasting and monitoring.
  • To ensure that each financial year is closed down in a timely and robust manner, and that the underlying records to support the final accounts are accurate.
  • To produce financial reports and present these to Trust Boards and Governing Bodies.
  • To be actively involved in the production of accurate, timely monthly management information.
  • Supporting to ensure they have appropriate and effective financial systems in place in accordance with agreed policies and timetables.
  • Supporting in ensuring accurate financial records are maintained.
  • Supporting in ensuring that financial transactions in the school are carried out in an appropriate manner and that the financial regulations are observed, including all arrangements for VAT.
  • Support in procuring services and undertaking financial evaluations to secure value for money.
  • To ensure that CEOs, Trustees/Directors, Governors and Staff receive effective and appropriate advice and support on all practical aspects of financial management.
  • To be able to assist in the academy conversion process as part of a project team, providing relevant support with finance issues.
  • To build up effective, collaborative, dynamic relationships.
  • To actively seek out feedback to maintain positive relationships and professional credibility.
  • To be responsible for your own work, with support and supervision, proactively dealing with your workload in a creative and flexible working environment.
  • To work collaboratively with the HR, Governance and H&S arms of the team, to offer clients a seamless service.The Candidate:The successful Lead Finance Partner will be/have:
    • Experienced leader who can build and develop a strong and successful finance team
    • Ability to coach & influence external partners
    • Confidence in presenting financial information to non-finance audiences
    • Experience of producing complex budgets and year-end accounting
    • Proven experience in preparing and presenting financial information to senior leadership teams
    • Proven experience of developing and implementing procedures to strengthen current practice Strong commercial and business awareness
    • Experience working in a dynamic, fast paced and agile environment, working collaboratively and openly with others
    • Excellent communication; both oral and written, with strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure to strict deadlines
    • Able to demonstrate careful attention to detail and ability to check all work for accuracy and quality standards
    • The ability to travel independently, with full driving licence and own transport. Although the majority of interactions are over Teams
    • BUPA Cash Payment
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Cycle Scheme
    • Company events
    • Tailored learning and development programmes
    • An inclusive and open workplaceThey have big ambitions for the future - and therefore want to speak to the right individuals with the right energy and values to take them there. Newcastle upon Tyne Area The Opportunity:As Assistant Accountant you will primarily assist the Financial Controller in all aspects of finance...What do you do if you want to progress in your career?You could work 15-hour days, attend night classes, discuss the p... Newcastle Area For this Assistant Management Accountant position, primarily you will take end-to-end responsibility for regular reporti...

Keywords: Connectment Global Recruitment, Durham , Finance Business Partner - Lead, Accounting, Auditing , Durham, North Carolina

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