Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
Bury, Greater Manchester
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexi time and great pension scheme
30 Nov 2023
07 Dec 2023
JN -102023-6227867
Davana Tomkin-Salmon
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

You will be responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the secondary schools for the trust and will ensure all compliance with financial procedures and accounting requirements.

You will report to the CFO and work closely with them and the central team, You will provide business partner support to individual schools when required

Client Details

My Client is an award-winning Not for Profit organisation based in Bury. They are in an exciting period of growth and looking for a finance business partner to join their established team.


Key responsibilities for Finance Business Partner:

  • Work with the Head of Finance and colleagues to produce monthly management accounts in line with the accounting standard of the trust
  • Maintain and update cash flow statements
  • Ensure month-end processes are followed in line with trust financial processes
  • Oversee the annual budget process
  • Provide financial information to members of staff with budgetary responsibilities
  • Responsible for applying budget changes
  • Authorise entries e.g. invoices and income
  • Provide high-quality financial advice and guidance to the schools in the trust
  • Responsible for checking the payroll against the budget on a monthly basis
  • Work with the Head of Finance on internal and external audit preparation and producing other mandatory or statutory returns and reports
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings


What the successful Finance Business Partner will have:

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CCAB or QBE( Qualified by experience)
  • Experience in financial planning/budget management
  • Experience of transactional business
  • Understanding of VAT regulations
  • Understanding of policies, processes and producers for financial management
  • Experience of working with external and internal stakeholders
  • Experience of the ability to build successful relationships and promote teamwork practices

Job Offer

What is on offer for Finance Business Partner:

  • Competitive salary of up to £60,000
  • Free Parking on site
  • Flextime
  • 28 days plus bank holiday - Will increase up to 5 days
  • LGPS Pensions scheme - 22.3% employer contribution
  • Death in service
  • Choice of IT Equipment

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