Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner - Manchester, North West

Ref: 798Friday 2 February 2024

C £40K, excellent holidays, hybrid working, study support

Paying c£40k + excellent benefits and a hybrid working environment, we are looking for a Part Qualified Finance Business Partner – who wants to develop and grow with this large successful not-for-profit group based in Manchester. This dynamic role is designed to elevate financial acumen and be part of the organisation's ongoing transformative journey, allowing you personal growth and development, as you progress to become a fully Qualified Finance Business Partner of the future.  


The Finance Business Partner role is dedicated to providing proactive and responsive financial and commercial support to internal and external finance service users. With a keen focus on budget holders, this expert ensures that financial advice is tailored to meet the unique needs of a diverse range of stakeholders. You will be proactive support for budget holders and senior leadership, offering expert advice and insightful analysis to drive informed decision-making. Taking charge of monthly performance evaluations, forecasting, and budget analysis to deliver revenue assurance and the achievement of budgets

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing expert financial advice for budget holders
  • Relationship-building for effective communication
  • Collaborative work on budget production, monitoring, and management
  • Timely production of standard and ad hoc reports
  • Leading on month-end reporting packs
  • Supporting annual budget and quarterly forecasting
  • Financial analysis, from variance to what-if scenarios
  • Support for managing commercial risk through due diligence
  • Championing sound financial practice and compliance
  • Continuous improvement contributions to systems and financial controls


  • You must be actively working towards a financial qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIPFA)
  • A minimum of 3 years previous work experience in a relevant finance role
  • Business Partner role experience supporting Budget Holders
  • High degree of analytical and problem-solving experience
  • Strong Excel skills, including formula knowledge and handling large volumes of data
  • Organised, deadline drive, and a great communicator

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