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Assistant Finance Business Partner

Hays Senior Finance
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
GBP32500.00 - GBP38500.00 per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2023

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Education and training
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Assistant Finance Business Partner Bradford, Hybrid £32,500-£38,500 (DOE)

Do you want to be a part of a forward thinking, modern and one of the greenest organisations in their sector?
Well look no further..
Our client is looking for a permanent an Assistant Finance Business Partner to join their forward-thinking, modern and dynamic organisation.

Your new role
key duties:

  • Provide robust strategic financial planning advice and guidance to the Dean/Director and other Senior Managers to enable them to acquit their financial responsibilities
  • Aid in the development detailed medium/long term financial strategies that are financially sustainable including financial plans and forecasts
  • Represent Finance as Project Assurance on University Investment Projects as appropriate, this will require monthly spend analysis, performance against budget reporting and attendance at Project Board meetings to deliver the finance report.
  • Provide expert knowledge and advice of the University procedures, funding sponsor rules and regulations, supporting academics with multidisciplinary grants co-ordinating with collaborating researchers nationally and internationally.
Full job spec available on request

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this role, you must be part or fully qualified with a recognised accountancy degree, experience of management accounting, financial planning, budget preparation and control, ability to operate independently, with good decision making skills. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of colleagues, academic and administrative, financial and non-financial, within and external to the University. The right candidate will have excellent proactive and innovative forward thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to be decisive and command support. Experience of managing externally funded grants post-award/Charity Accounting is highly desirable but not essential.

Amazing benefits:

  • Flexible working options available.
  • Hybrid working options
  • 35 days annual leave with chance to buy up to 10 more days
  • Excellent 13% pension contribution

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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