Finance Business Partner

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Education

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 05/04/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £55,000 - £59,000 per annum


Allen Lane is delighted to be working in partnership with a London University on the recruitment of a permanent Finance Business Partner. This pivotal role will report the Director of Finance and be responsible for providing financial and strategic support for a number of University Faculties.

The Finance Business Partner role will partner with the Faculty Deans and be responsible for:

  • Provide the key budget holder with financial advice and analysis to allow them to manage their budget effectively
  • Maintain and build effective business partnering relationships across all areas of remit
  • Scenario modelling and providing advice around financial planning
  • Provide accurate forecasting and making sure there are processes and controls in place to support this
  • Drive the development of effective costing and pricing of new activities
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop robust annual budgets
  • Develop capital and revenue project budgets for areas of responsibility including quarterly forecasts and commentary
  • Development of quarterly forecasts and commentary on movements from budget and variations from year to date spend trends
  • Preparation of month end management reports

The ideal candidate:

  • A Qualified or Finalist level Accountant
  • Experience of working in a large complex organisation, experience of the education sector is not essential
  • Significant experience in finance business partnering
  • Detailed knowledge of planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience of scenario modelling
  • Experience of managing a P&L or I&E
  • Proactive and confident with excellent communication skills

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