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Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Science and technology
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

As Finance Business Partner, you will report to the Head of Finance with a dotted line to the Business Leads. Your primary role will be to provide finance leadership to the Programme teams. You will have broad-based commercial finance responsibilities covering decision support, financial forecasting and delivery.

Client Details

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry.


  • Be a key member of the delivery teams providing financial insights and challenges to current and future programmes
  • Lead in the consolidation and understanding insights into budgets, forecasts and actuals identifying key themes and developments
  • Manage business performance on a continuous basis, identifying and driving actions to improve profitability and cash flow, reduce risk and meet strategic business objectives
  • Support the preparation, approval and execution of customer proposals - new business and contract variations - to deliver the best financial returns and balance of risk
  • Working within a team of finance business partners and project accountants - support in the planning and implementation of ad hoc analysis and continuous improvement projects to strengthen the business's insight and resilience



  • A strong team-worker with experience of working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams and in a matrix organisation
  • A professionally qualified accountant with experience of business partnering in a commercial environment


  • High energy, charismatic and bold in approach with a track record of influencing and challenging senior finance and non-finance stakeholders and the status quo to drive business improvement
  • A highly numerate problem solver with an ability to pivot between an understanding of detail and of key overarching themes and messages

Job Offer

A great package with a clear and concise progression path.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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