Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    County Durham, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samantha Cartman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Finance Business Partner (Healthcare & Education)(3 months fixed term) - Durham

Currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to be based in University Hospital North Durham. This is a (3 months) fixed term full time role working 37.5 hours per week (Standard Office (9am - 5pm).

The Finance Business Partner will be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate. Main responsibilities, skills and experience include:
* The "face of Finance" at the local level - communicating to / from the Operating Contract to Finance.
* Partner with the Contract team by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance.
* Provide expert accounting, reporting and all necessary financial expertise for the sector / contract.
* Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting
* Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team.
* Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable.
* Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI's.
* Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector / contract.
* Manage the delivery of all financial processes to their BU.
* Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives.
* Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client.
* Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives.
* Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities.
* The key responsibilities and duties are:
* Monthly management accounts in line with current accounting standards
* Owners of P&L and Cashflow

Experience Required
- Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role
- Good financial & commercial acumen
- Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
- Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills
- Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills
- Excellent planning & administration skills
- Being open to innovation and new ways of working
- Innovative thinking and can do attitude
- Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system e.g SAP
- MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Finance Business Partner (Healthcare & Education)(3 months fixed term) - Durham