Are you looking for the next step in your Finance career? We are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our team in Rudgeway.

This role is an ideal opportunity to gain a wide range of experience in management accounts and financial accounting in a small and supportive finance team. You’ll also gain line management experience, with training and coaching provided alongside the opportunity to gain an accredited management qualification.

Salary: C.£47,000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week with the opportunity for hybrid/home working.

Contract: Permanent

Finance Business Partner Responsibilities:

  • Prepare consolidated monthly management accounts and flash reports for the Board and leadership teams with appropriate commentary and forecasts.
  • Produce the year end statutory schedules of the group including liaison with the external auditors as required.
  • Maintain a suitable financial control environment that safeguards the assets and provides assurance.
  • Provide effective management of the finance team including taking responsibility for the delivery of the finance team service standards, KPIs and deadlines and line management, training and supporting the other members of the finance team as required.
  • Provide monthly reporting, finance training and support to budget holders and other operational managers. To liaise with budget holders with monthly reporting to understand variances.
  • To develop services both within the department and organisation wide, including delivering financial training to other staff and managers and working on projects as required.

As a senior member of the team, the role will deliver a consistent, high quality business partnering support function primarily to internal stakeholders, focusing on financial controls and budget management. The role will also provide effective management of the finance team and take responsibility for the delivery of the department service standards, KPIs and deadlines.

Finance Business Partner Requirements:

  • Minimum part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant or qualified by experience.
  • Have extensive demonstrable experience in preparing monthly management accounts and budget variance reporting.
  • Strong communication skills with proven experience in liaising with operational teams.
  • Strong IT skills which include the ability to use accounting software and Excel to an advanced level.
  • The ability of analyse financial information and communicate the results effectively.

Finance Business Partner Benefits:

Elim recognises our highly-skilled and dedicated colleagues are our greatest asset in achieving our vision. Elim colleagues benefit from:

  • 25 days annual holiday rising to 30 days.
  • Paid day off for your birthday each year.
  • Access to training and career development through Elim Skills Academy
  • Company pension.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Annual bonus.
  • Health cash plan, which includes discounts to a wide range of shops and services.
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Flexible working
  • We’ll pay for professional membership (relevant to the job role)

About Us:

Elim Housing Association is a provider of housing and support services in the West of England and Gloucestershire, our vision is ‘to meet housing need and deliver homes that change people’s lives’.

Elim CARES Values were created in partnership with our customers, staff, Board and other stakeholders, and they represent our commitment to how we deliver our services and work together successfully.

We are proud to be an inclusive and values driven organisation that celebrates the diversity of our colleagues. We see the importance of creating an inclusive workforce that reflects our diverse customer base and so welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

If you think you are suitable for the Finance Business Partner role, please apply now!

Closing Date: Sunday 26th February 2023

Interview Date: 9th March 2023