Finance Business Partner
The Sheffield College
Sheffield, GB
2d ago

The Vacancy

Finance Business Partner

37 hours x 52 weeks

Salary : MPS1 £26,041 - £31,738

The Sheffield College

Here at The Sheffield College we have an opportunity for two Finance Business Partners to join our Finance team at a pivotal time.

The position of Finance Business Partner is a fantastic opportunity to use your communication and analytical skills to support budget holders, delivering a significant improvement in the level of finance business partnering provided.

You will be reporting to the Senior Finance Business Partner, working as a team of three delivering business partnering across the College and to our partner organisation, Sheffield UTC.

Key Duties of the role include :

  • Preparation of month end journals for the relevant departments
  • Issuing monthly reports to budget holders, including narrative on variances against budget / forecast
  • Holding regular meetings with budget holders to review financial information and follow up any actions
  • Supporting budget holders with preparing quarterly re-forecasts and the annual business planning process
  • In addition to the above, the Finance Business Partnering team of three are responsible for :

  • Maintaining the Agresso system general ledger master data,
  • Developing and implementing the College Capital expenditure policy and the monitoring and recording of investment project spend.
  • Providing specific support to the UTC on the preparation of budgets, year-end financial statements and external audit and representation at Board meetings when required.
  • Posting journals which cover all departments (inc payroll and recharges)
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Key requirements for applicants are :

  • Experience of liaising with non-Finance managers regarding performance reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present meaningful financial information and analysis to all levels of stakeholder
  • Technically strong with an attention to detail
  • Experience of working in a medium / large organisation, with the associated level of complexity in systems and data (this can be in public or private sectors)
  • Commenced / intending to commence study towards a Professional accountancy qualification (ACCA / CIMA / CIPFA / ACA)
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade 4 / C or above (or equivalent)
  • Benefits

  • 20 plus 5 discretionary days annual leave entitlement (increasing to 25 plus 5 discretionary days after 5 years’ service)
  • Auto enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Access to other benefits including car lease scheme, healthcare scheme and education staff discounts.
  • Closing Date : 7th May 2021

    Shortlisting Date : 9th May 2021

    Interview Date : 21st May 2021

    As a Disability Confident Leader and Investor in Diversity, we are committed to recruiting the best people to support our learners and our mission to transform your life through learning’.

    We are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

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