Finance Business Partner Bedford Full Time Permanent Circa £40,000 bpha is a Housing Association located in the Oxford to Cambridge corridor, which is committed to providing its customers with high quality, value for money services whilst continuing to develop energy efficient, sustainable and affordable housing. We are looking for a newly (or recently) Qualified Management Accountant who is looking for the next step in their career in a Business Partnering function. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the day to day operations of our organisation. What you will be doing: ? As part of the Business Partnering team, you will work alongside our Support Functions and report on their performance on a monthly basis. ? Ensuring the presentation, analysis and interpretation of financial and non-financial information meets business unit reporting requirements. ? Budgeting and forecasting across the organisation. ? Accurately interpreting performance information for business unit managers. ? Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets, regular forecasts and business plans. We'd love to meet someone with: ? Previous experience in management accounting. ? An accounting qualification (full or part). ? The ability to work across the wider finance team in understanding the key drivers behind the numbers. ? Strong communication skills and the confidence to work with and present to Senior Management Teams. ? The ability to think analytically and critically review, applying logical problem solving skills. ? The desire to drive change and work to continuously improve systems, processes and functions. Amongst what we offer you is: ? Circa £40,000 ? 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays ? Contributory pension scheme ? Private health care ? Opportunities for development and professional training ? Discounted gym membership ? Retail discount scheme Successful candidate will need to complete a basic DBS application.