Job Title - Senior Finance Business Partner Location - London (Paddington) Rates - Up To £306.90 per day (PAYE) and Up To £351.49 per day (LTD/Umbrella) In Scope of IR35 About the role / project: In this role you will provide a proactive financial and management accounting service to budget holders to support business decisions and maintain financial control. You'll be involved in operating expenses, putting reports together, going into capital expenses reviews and working with the project team. There will also be numerous ad-hoc requests from senior management. What you will do: Support the preparation of business plans and budgets, providing specialist advice. Produce and present period actuals and forecasts for budget holders, including preparing period accruals, transfers and adjustments. Issue reports and support budget holders in understanding the impact of the period results and forecasts against budgets. Produce the period end business review pack and highlight any significant issues with financial and other business results. Monitor and promulgate corporate governance throughout the function and review compliance with financial regulations. Contribute to understand customer requirements to provide a customer focused perception as well as engagement to resolve queries in a timely manner. Model and analyse the cost base and identify and monitor opportunities and efficiencies. Participate in budget holder key meetings to provide sound financial advice and support. Provide day to day support to business teams assisting as necessary to provide financial analysis. Support the procurement and commercial services as required as well as assisting in contract tenders as required. Support the integrity of the finance information within all reports and management information created, highlighting risks as appropriate. Your experience will include: -Accountancy qualified or part qualified. -3 years of accountancy experience. - Experience with operating expenses or capital expenses. - Experience with business planning and analysis. -Ideally have worked within NR or a government body but not essential. What you'll get in return Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are. About our client - Network Rail Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter. Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.