Finance Business Partner - WaterAid

Job Title: Finance Business Partner - WaterAid
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + flexible working & excellent benefits
Reference: RB7600_1564065517
Contact Name: Kate Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 15:38

Job Description

If you want to use your financial qualification somewhere where you can make a tangible difference, where you can utilise your commercial mindset to grow the output of a key business directorate and enable an organization already reaching millions each year to grow their impact, the Finance Business Partner position with WaterAid might be the right step for you.

WaterAid is at an exciting time of development. Having grown considerably over the past 40 years, WaterAid are not standing still and are aiming to grow a further 10% over the next five years. With an impressive strategy that encourages continuously empowering regional partners, this growth and development requires a strong UK Finance function that will support the organisation as it advances.

With this growth comes opportunities for ambitious, high achieving employees and WaterAid is dedicated to driving employee engagement and well-being, whilst giving people the opportunity to advance professionally. The investment and information sharing across the finance team allows every team member to grow personally and professionally and WaterAid are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their already strong finance team.

The Finance Business Partner sits within the Corporate and UK Finance team in London and will support the Communications and Fundraising Directorate. Leading on the budgeting process, the
Finance Business Partner will develop quality budgeting and forecasting tools and will enable the C&FR teams to take more ownership of their reporting.

Key Responsibilities include:
*Working with the C&FR senior management team to deliver financial analysis, supporting decision making by combining analysis with an awareness of departmental strategy
*Use business insight to enable the delivery of departmental objectives
*Develop systems, build performance dashboards and support monitoring and evaluation of fundraising performance
*Identify trends across the fundraising departments to optimise decision-making
*Work with non-finance staff, delivering training to allow them to take responsibility for financial management and explaining complex financial issues
*Ensure the integrity of the management accounts
*Deputise for the Head of Management Accounting when needed.

We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) with a commercial mindset, able to combine financial analysis and an understanding of strategy to work beyond a purely financial role. With excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships and influence at all levels, the Finance Business Partner will have strong planning and forecasting experience and will be able to work proactively.

If you are interested in this position, please apply early as applications are reviewed daily and this position will be closed to new applications after the 17th August.

For more information about WaterAid and this role visit the WaterAid microsite