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Finance Business Partner

Wirral, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working closely alongside a Local Authority in Wirral to assist with the appointment of a Finance Business Partner, on a 3-month contract, highly likely to be extended at clients discretion. Please apply with your CV for immediate consideration.


  • Collaborate with budget holders and stakeholders within assigned Directorates to provide expert financial advice and guidance on financial matters.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with budget holders, understanding, their objectives, and translating them into financial plans and strategies.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, incorporating information on forecasts, and budgets for the assigned Directorates, ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.
  • Analyse financial data and performance, identifying trends, variances, and risks, and providing insights and recommendations to support informed decision-making.
  • Work closely with budget holders to review expenditure, monitor budgets, and implement corrective actions to ensure effective financial control.
  • Support the development and monitoring of business plans and financial strategies for the assigned Directorates, aligning with the overall financial objectives of the Council.

  • A recognised professional accountancy qualification/part qualification (e.g. CIPFA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent
  • Significant experience in financial management/business partnering activity.
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders to deliver organisational objectives.
  • Experience of in-depth engagement in budget setting activities and in doing so providing leadership to others.
  • Demonstrable financial modelling and analysis including risk management techniques.
  • Experience of influencing decision making with positive outcomes.

Please note:
  • You should be available to work immediately or at a short notice.
  • You should have right to work in U.K
  • This role requires a Valid Driving Licence

Disclaimer: Brackenberry Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Unless otherwise stated all of our roles are temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary. Incase the role requires an enhanced DBS, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


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