Finance Business Partner

  • Per Day
    £280 to £300
  • Location
  • Basis

Finance Business Partner
St Albans | Initial 6 Month Contract | £280 Day Umbrella | Full-Time | Hybrid Working Available | Public Sector

We are seeking an experienced Finance Business Partner to join a local authority based in St Albans District on an initial 6 month contract. This role will be full-time, Monday to Friday with hybrid working available.


* To lead on the provision of financial planning, budget monitoring and other financial services for designated services.
* To support the Business Partnering Manager in the provision of a full range of professional support services to Councillors and senior managers, leading on key areas of activity as appropriate
* Provide tailored expert financial advice and information, which supports overall strategic and operational developments in a range of designated services.
* Ensure compliance with CIPFA’s Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting, the Prudential Code for Capital Finance
* Support the Finance Manager Systems and Controls and the Team Leader Controls in the preparation of the Statutory Accounts in undertaking accountancy work
* To be responsible for the production of budget management reports to enable them to be presented to Budget Managers; Corporate Management Team; Cabinet; and, Overview and Scrutiny Committees in accordance with agreed timescales
* Carry out systematic bench-marking of council services and operations against other service providers, other authorities and key performance indicators in order to inform managers and drive up business performance. Using this knowledge to provide proactive advice and guidance to managers on how best to handle their financial activities.
* Minimise risk of overspend and avoid financial problems going undetected

The Postholder:

* CCAB Part/Qualified Accountant with experience working within a busy finance function
* Background in Local Authority

Wish to Apply?
Get in contact with Anna at STR Group Services, by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today!
Tel: 02392 315 073
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