Finance Business Partner

University of Greenwich
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263 to £54,395
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Finance Business Partner Financial Management Information - Management Accounts Location: Avery Hill Campus

Salary: £44,263 to £54,395 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 24 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2024 Reference: 4565

The Finance team at the University of Greenwich are looking for a Finance Business Partner who can make an impact and actively contribute to a very friendly (and humorous) team atmosphere.

What you'll be doing:

  • Acting as the business partner for the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and other areas. This involves:
  • Being part of the leadership team, ensuring commercial viability and financial discipline
  • Looking back: monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting
  • Looking ahead: setting next year's budget and the 5 year plan, plus maintaining in year forecasts
  • Creating estates related business cases:

  • Helping analyse costs and benefits of refurbishing existing facilities or constructing new ones (learning spaces, accommodation, net zero equipment, physio facilities)

  • Tracking the University wide estates & facilities investment plan
  • Being the financial controller for joint venture agreements with two other Universities
  • What you'll offer us:

  • A diligent and conscientious attitude with a desire to make things better.
  • Ability to simultaneously zoom into the detail and keep track of the high level picture.
  • Ability to concisely express complex information in a way that maximises impact in shortest time possible.
  • Experience of influencing multiple stakeholders, whilst dealing with ambiguity.
  • Qualified accountant with a track record of making a difference.
  • Positive and resilient mindset, whilst also maintaining a sense of curiosity, humility and humour
  • What we'll offer you:

  • A very attractive defined benefit pension scheme, 26 days annual leave + 3-4 closure days over Christmas
  • Supportive and engaging leadership who will place emphasis on your development, whether you wish to pursue your career inside the University or outside
  • Excellent team atmosphere (both inside and outside Finance teams)
  • Highly supportive environment for people with carer responsibilities (emphasis on output rather than presenteeism)
  • Study leave and Leadership Development programmes
  • A highly visible role with an opportunity to gain broad exposure across the University and absorb a variety of financial and non financial information
  • For an informal discussion about the post please contact Tsion Gebreegziabher on [email protected]

    Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

    Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer Jobs and careers University of Greenwich and information on the university's working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines Documents University of Greenwich

    To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

    We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

    We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from protected characteristic(s), who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

    We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

    We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

    We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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