Finance Business Partner

Northampton

LGSS is one of the largest public sector shared ventures of its kind in the UK; we are a shared service collaboration between three councils: Cambridgeshire County Council, Northamptonshire County Council and Milton Keynes Council. We are currently recruiting for a number of exciting opportunities to join our Business Planning & Finance team. 

As a team, we provide financial advice and support to managers and directors within LGSS. There is ample opportunity to provide financial advice and solutions in a fast paced environment as well to get involved in projects, business development and business case development. You will provide analysis on revenue, capital and cash matters and be able to analyse and recommend the best options available to colleagues to support the Customer whilst identifying and minimising risks to the organisation.

The ideal candidate will have experience in: 

  • providing financial support to non-finance managers throughout the financial cycle, quickly building effective relations with budget holders at all levels
  • analysing complex financial and business issues and offering sound, reliable and professional advice
  • balancing support to individual budget holders with the challenge required of working within the over-arching corporate context
  • planning and organising time and resources to ensure that deadlines and agreed targets are met with the minimum of supervision, and tackling objectives innovatively developing good practices on own initiative.
This is an exciting role within LGSS, which will give you excellent exposure across multiple LGSS partners and customers as well as the ability to help shape and develop the team. You’ll be a part of a wider financial community and an established network. 

Please take the time to review the finance structure, full job spec and person spec here.

Closing date: 12 December 2018