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Senior Finance Business Partner

  • Location:

    Wirral

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ432355_1625831967

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Finance Business Partner- Wirral
£400/day

To contribute to a solution-focussed, innovative, financial management function that
enables the effective allocation of resources to outcomes, in order to ensure value for
money for the public purse.
To ensure the provision of professional and evidence-based management information to
support the long-term sustainability of the Council and its trusted partners.
To ensure a commercial ethos is embedded across the council so that any decision
taken is done so following an assessment of commercial viability and opportunity.
To provide a proactive customer focussed team that supports the achievement of the
Council and its partners' long-term vision.
KEY TASKS
1. As a member of Departmental Management Teams within the business,
encourage positive financial behaviour so that all actions and decisions are made
with a sound financial and commercial focus and there is clear accountability for
their delivery.
2. Be embedded within management teams to proactively contribute to all aspects of
the business, not just the financial aspects in line with the business plan and key
objectives.
3. Represent the Senior Finance Managers as and when required, in internal and
external scenarios and to display the behaviours and values expected in a
positive and professional manner.
4. Provide proactive, solution-focussed, professional advice and guidance to the
business to ensure financial risk is mitigated and financial opportunity is captured
to enable innovation and commercialism to flourish within the realms of the
Council's procurement and finance procedure rules.
5. Be an effective corporate citizen, proactively leading by example and participating
in corporate initiatives e.g. volunteering, mental health and wellbeing strategy,
Worksmart, etc.
6. To support the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring the long term financial
sustainability of the Council through the development of a robust Medium Term
Financial Strategy (MTFS).
7. Contribute to income and investment opportunities for the Council by supporting
new and existing initiatives; and support the delivery of income generating
programmes to support the Council's commercial strategy.
8. Support new initiatives and major projects that impact the future regeneration and
improved economic outlook for the Wirral alongside our trusted partners.
9. Be embedded within management teams to proactively contribute to all aspects of
the business, not just the financial aspects, in line with the business plan and key
objectives.
10.Support the annual budget setting process, to progress cost avoidance initiatives
and savings proposals to ensure a balanced budget can be reported. To monitor
the performance on achievement towards these proposals and cash limited
budget in-year and ensure any mitigating action is taken where financial
performance is off target.
11.Provide proactive, solution-focussed, professional advice and guidance to the
organisation to ensure financial risk is mitigated and financial opportunity is taken
in order to enable innovation and allow commercialism to flourish, within the
realms of the Council's procurement and finance procedure rules.
12.Provide effective management information when required, planning work and
resources to allow deadlines to be managed effectively. Management information
will be required on a cyclical and ad hoc basis, for a variety of audiences,
requiring accurate information that is tailored to the audience so that it is
understandable and informative.
13.Be an effective corporate citizen, proactively leading by example and participating
in corporate initiatives e.g. volunteering, mental health and wellbeing strategy,
Worksmart, etc.
14.To deputise for the Senior Finance Manager upon occasion.