Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Strategic Finance Business Partner

Strategic Finance Business Partner
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (6 Months Initial)
Rate: £550-600 per day umbrella
Start Date: 8th January 2024

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting for a Strategic Finance Business Partner on behalf of a Local Authority in London on a temporary basis.

The postholder will support the Head of Financial Planning & Business Partnering to lead and coordinate medium term financial planning and will advise senior budget holders to manage financial risk and protect the financial health of the authority.

There are up to 5 direct reports into this position.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of the Medium-Term Financial Plan and take responsibility for ensuring the MTFP is underpinned by robust and accurate working papers

  • Lead and co-ordinate the creation of detailed budget estimates ensuring these are implemented at year-end and aligned to the published MTFP

  • Co-ordinate the completion of statutory returns or ad hoc requests for information relating to Financial Planning or Budgets

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external, taking a proactive role in relevant professional networks and information forums

Candidate Criteria

  • Must be a CIPFA/CCAB Qualified Accountant or Equivalent

  • Extensive experience in Local Authority/Government finance is essential

  • Experience of providing advice and challenge to budget holder, manager and finance colleague

  • Experience of delivering strategic financial advice and leading a team on MTFP

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

  • Start: 8th January 2024
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Rate: £550 - £600 per day
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Greg Waite
  • Tel: 01772 208969
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-12-07 17:18:10 -

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