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Head of Business Partnering

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Senior Finance
  • Contact: Jasneel Sehmi
  • Contact Email: jass@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 25/05/2021
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009300_1621943208

One of the UK's largest local authorities are looking for a commercially focused Head of Business Partnering individual to support with several key projects, based in Birmingham, £600-650per day (inside IR35).

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and analysing specified budgets across various departments
  • Adopt a truly commercial approach and provide effective customer service
  • Identify any potential business opportunities and highlight any risks
  • Ensure that all business units plan effectively to ensure financial efficiency
  • Develop a strong reporting framework for key areas
  • Providing advice and support on complex business matters
  • Develop reporting tools for budgets and forecasts
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders throughout the council

Key requirements:

  • Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Extensive knowledge of financial frameworks within complex organisations
  • Team management experience
  • Knowledge of finance systems and service delivery models
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Challenge and engage with multiple non finance stakeholders
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Local authority or government experience is essential
  • You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long-term strategy for the finance team in these areas.