Interim Finance Business Partner

Michael Page Finance
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Closing date
Dec 9, 2021

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
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Job Details

An urgent requirement has arisen with a client within the Public Sector based in Southampton who are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner on an interim basis.

This position would suit an experienced professional with previous experience in the role ideally within the Not for Profit and public sector and able to hit the ground running.

Client Details

My client is a Public Sector organisation within the maritime sector who currently have a requirement on an interim rolling contract basis to support the finance and leadership team. The client is able to offer hybrid working to meet the needs of the ideal candidate.


Key responsibilities:

  • Gaining an in-depth, detailed knowledge of relevant business areas through discussions with staff at all levels within organisation.
  • Working closely with other Finance Business Partners and key stakeholders to identify opportunities for analysis and modelling of financial information.
  • Supporting the Director of Finance & Audit, Assistant Director Strategic Finance and Senior Finance Business Partner in the delivery of departmental budgeting processes including spending reviews.
  • Identifying emerging financial pressures, risks and opportunities for savings.
  • Supporting the Senior Finance Business Partner with costing analysis, ensuring full cost recovery of all fee rates.


To thrive in this role, you will hold demonstrable experience working in a finance business partner role. This will be coupled with full/part qualification in CCAB/CIMA.

My client would love to hear from individuals with a strong knowledge and practical experience of financial management techniques and financial reporting requirements. This will be coupled with a familiarity with the Government Financial Reporting Manual (FReM) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

This role would suit individuals experienced in staff management, adept at building working relationships with a variety of senior stakeholders, both within the organisation and externally. We would therefore welcome applications from individuals with first-class interpersonal skills who love to forge strong relationships with others in a workplace environment.

Job Offer

5 month rolling interim contract.

Flexible day rate.

Offer of hybrid working with 2 days in the office and 3 days from home.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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