Salary: £36,000 – £40,000 per annum
We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join us on a Full Time, Permanent basis to lead on providing an excellent management accounts / financial business partner service, ensuring that The Pioneer Group makes strong financial decisions based on accurate and timely financial information.
Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will lead the annual budget setting process for the group therefore will have the ability to work with complex financial information to support decision making across the business.
You will be confident in providing high quality analysis in order to support budget holders with accurate forecasts and support bids for new income, procurement, and changes in staffing or service provision.
We are looking for an individual who is proactive in identifying problems and working with others to find solutions, ensuring action is taken to avoid the same issues arising again.
The successful applicant will:
Be at least part-qualified (CIMA/ACCA/CIPFA/ICAEW or equivalent).
Have significant experience in a similar role
Have a high degree of numeracy with the ability to produce financial work with a high degree of accuracy
Experience of using Microsoft Office (or equivalent) e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook
Be able to use specialist financial / accounting software
Be able to coordinate own workload within tight deadlines
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt style to meet the needs of the recipient, explaining issues clearly and in plain language.
Be able to analyse complex financial information, identify issues and take action
Experience of a housing association or similar not-for-profit organisation would be an advantage.
In return we offer an attractive benefits package including access to a health cash plan scheme, flexible working hours and a social housing pension scheme.