Senior Finance Business Partner

£68000 - £74000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Hybrid Working, Bonus
17 May 2024
07 Jun 2024
JN -042024-6384864
Bradley Glen
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Based in Central London, this high profile public body is looking to recruit a Senior Finance Business Partner to join its specialist finance change and projects team, focusing on IT systems.

Client Details

A national public body with offices based around the UK and Headquarters based in Central London.


The Senior Finance Business Partner will be supervising one member of staff and be responsible for providing financial support to IT Project Managers and presenting findings to the CIO. Your duties will include:

  • Managing the monthly review and submission process for the CIO change portfolio, providing appropriate high-level analysis of performance, and identifying risks & opportunities.
  • Ensuring full transparency, understanding and interpretation of CIO change portfolio financial performance, clearly articulating drivers of cost.
  • Providing financial insight, analysis and reporting on performance versus budget and forecast, ensuring implications for full project life outlook are articulated and acted upon.
  • Maintaining a register of cost Risks & Opportunities, highlight through the appropriate channels and ensure alignment in quarterly forecasts.
  • Managing the budgeting and forecasting process, challenging Project Managers to deliver a robust plan within the guidelines and timetable established.
  • Evaluate business cases for investment decisions, challenging assumptions and ensure compliance with governance, making recommendations to improve return on investment.


The successful Senior Finance Business Partner will be a qualified Accountant with a proven track record of providing financial support, training and analysis to non-finance stakeholders.

Ideally you have worked in a large public body or a large complex commercial organisation.

Previous exposure to provide financial support and analysis on IT projects or to IT stakeholders would be preferred.

Job Offer

A competitive salary c.£68,000 - £74,000 dependent on previous experience, plus an excellent benefits package including discretionary bonus, car allowance and pension.

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