Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Up to £60000 per annum
Posted
27 Feb 2024
Closes
26 Mar 2024
Ref
JN -012024-6305956
Contact
Jack Ryall-Champion
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

The Finance Business Partner will have a pivotal role in managing the financial strategy and planning for the development department within a leading housing association in Oxfordshire. This position will involve financial analysis, budgeting, and providing sound financial advice to support strategic decision-making.

Client Details

Housing Association providing over 5000 homes for rent and shared ownership. Our homes are based in West Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, and range from flats and bungalows to family homes. We are in a strong, robust financial position and are committed to doing more to help people in housing need.

Description

  • Develop and implement financial strategies for the development department.
  • Carry out complex financial analysis to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Lead on budgeting processes, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Provide financial advice and guidance to senior management.
  • Ensure all financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation.
  • Identify potential areas of financial improvement and propose solutions.
  • Work closely with other departments to maintain financial transparency and understanding.
  • Prepare regular financial reports for senior management.
  • Working with budget holders and generating cost centre reports to monitor expenditure and revise forecasts as required for the Development team.
  • Monitoring, forecasting and budgeting for LCHO Sales, Property Disposals, Development Capital allowances and Capitalised Interest
  • Work closely with the Assistant Management Accountant to manage and monitor Cottsway's cash position, liaising with the Treasury Business Partner when appropriate.
  • Finance lead for Brixx and SDS software packages. Work with the Financial Planning Manager and Head of Finance/IT to set up the Brixx business plans and identify the most appropriate objects to use for Development. Develop strategic reporting in Brixx and look to improve on linkages between inputs from Sequel/Provals into Brixx.
  • Key ownership of the financial aspects of the Association's Development portfolio from initial business cases through to the management of the Work in Progress/Fixed Asset amounts on the Statement of Financial Position.

Profile

The successful Finance Business Partner should have:

  • CCAB Qualification (ACCA,CIMA or ACA etc.)
  • Strong understanding of financial management and accounting within the not-for-profit sector.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate financial information to non-financial colleagues.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Experience working with various finance systems and tools.

Job Offer

  • An annual salary ranging from £60,000
  • Hybrid working
  • Generous holiday leave
  • Work within a values-driven culture that emphasises community impact.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the not-for-profit sector.

Join our dedicated team and make a significant impact within the community. We look forward to receiving your application.

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