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International Senior Finance Business Partner

British Red Cross
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 12, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
International Senior Finance Business Partner

UK Flexible (Remote)

£70,000 based on 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent

Are you a natural at cultivating strong partnerships with internal stakeholders? Do you excel in providing top-tier guidance to senior leaders, enabling successful policy implementation, project execution, and driving change initiatives?

Join us as the International Senior Finance Business Partner, where your pivotal role will involve steering financial performance and influencing strategic decisions across our global operations.

A day in the life of a Senior Finance Business Partner will involve:
  • Making recommendations that have a significant impact on the business over the short and long term.
  • Develop and propose annual business plans for a given area or department, ensuring alignment with strategy.
  • Recommend budgets, propose targets and schedule key activities and projects.
  • Translate business objectives into clearly defined business cases, costs, and schedules to support growth in the business.
  • Develop straightforward business cases to quantify current costs, justify project investment, and identify the return on investment.
  • Analyse incoming documents and evaluate complex elements of bids/requests for proposal/tenders to support the evaluation process
  • Perform complex statistical analysis and utilize mining, modeling, and testing techniques to enable data analysis.
To be a successful Senior Finance Business Partner, you'll need:
  • Detailed knowledge of the commercial and fundraising environment
  • Highly computer literate
  • Ability to use compelling storytelling influence stakeholders
  • Using data to derive insight and decision making
  • Leading and developing a highly skilled professional team to consistently achieve high performance.
  • Explaining complex financial issues to non-finance individuals
  • Knowledge of working with computerised financial systems (e.g. Anaplan and Agresso) and Microsoft suite (desirable)
  • Previous experience of financial management in a charity environment.(desirable)
  • Managing and delivering change, specifically enhancing financial budgeting and forecasting processes.(desirable)
  • Working within a complex finance function.(desirable)
  • Forming business partnering relationships across multiple teams and manage a variety of stakeholders' requirements.(desirable)

The closing date for completed applications is 23:59hrs on Thursday the 7th of December 2023 with interviews to follow

Please apply early, as we'll be reviewing candidates throughout. We reserve the right to close the ad in advance of the published date.
In return for your dedication and expertise, you'll get:

* Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
* Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
* Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
* Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
* Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
* Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
* Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
* Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
* Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.

We are proud to participate in the disability confident scheme for roles based in the UK. During the application process, you will be asked if you wish to apply under the scheme.

At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

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