Interim Finance Business Partner - Government/Council

Michael Page
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£37000 - £41500 per annum
01 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Elizabeth Greenwood
Contract type
Part time

Co-ordination of all year end and annual budget activity and returns for relevant budgets. The role provides a key link between national finance related functions, the budget holders and local business services staff ensuring co-ordination between all elements of the organisation.

Client Details

Client is a brilliant organisation providing support to communities across Greater Manchester and beyond. The organisation has a national reach with 30 offices across England and is committed to making vulnerable voices heard.


1. To work with the budget holder to develop a financial plan

2. Co-production with budget holders of the monthly Management Accounts on a full

accruals accounting basis including variance analysis, analysing and interpreting

results and identifying any necessary corrective action with budget holders.

3. Responsibility for deployment of the agreed corporate approach to budget setting,

budget delegation, profiling and budget maintenance across the budget areas.

4. Co-production of monthly forecasting, involving meetings with all local Budget

Holders and analysis and collation of results.

9. Leadership and management of any reporting finance staff.

10. Liaison with Internal and External Audit, responding to audit recommendations and

tracking implementation


Successful Candidate will:

- be FULLY QUALIFIED or Qualified by Experience

- have experience working in the public sector - preferably within local councils or government.

- have good knowledge of accounting software (e.g. Oracle, Sage, Open Accounts) and the ability to interrogate

and produce reports.

- Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to explain finance information to non-finance managers.

Job Offer

- Flexible Working and Working From Home

- 28 days holiday rising to 33 with service (and three extra over Christmas)