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Finance Business Partner

Twenty2 Recruitment
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
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About the role

The focus of this role is to manage a team of finance staff in building partnerships with senior management stakeholders across the university on a cross-section of financial, accounting activities and projects. The aim is to drive impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance and analysis, enabling a link to financial data to inform business strategies.

Key responsibilities

• Build and lead relationships with budget holders and stakeholders

• Lead, challenge and manage the budgeting monitoring, forecasting and financial planning • Lead, manage, delegate and develop a Business partnering team.

• Interpretation and analysis of data to inform income projections, financial budgets, forecasting and reporting

• Provide insightful analysis (written/oral)

• Developing and maintaining relevant and appropriate financial management information on both a regular and ad-hoc basis

• Supporting strategic and tactical projects and proposals as appropriate

• Guidance in income and cost impact provisions to budget holders

• Financial systems management

• Advice and support in revenue generation from awarding bodies, public funds and bids, contracts and tenders

• Review of legal documentation for financial provisions

• Invoice and income monitoring

• Drive continuous improvement in the provision of financial planning, control and administration

• Consolidating various sources of financial information and providing commentary

• Work with the respective Unit Accountants and/or Senior Finance Business Partners and deputise as required

Key Requirements

• Extensive accounting experience and must be a qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant

• Track record of financial administration and experience of a similar role in a complex organisation • Excellent understanding with accounting IT packages and systems

• Intermediate to advanced level Excel experience

• Experience of systems development

• Excellent negotiation, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills

• Excellent knowledge and understanding of budget planning, forecasting, and monitoring and financial accountancy processes


The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and excellent staff benefits, including 33 days’ annual leave (plus 3 additional days for the Christmas closure period).

Twenty2 recruitment is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role
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