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Job title Finance Business Partner (DDaT & PPSC)

Department Finance & Procurement

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £54,395

Grade Grade 8

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Monday 01 July 2024

Closing date Sunday 28 July 2024

Interview date Tuesday 13 August 2024

Reference CH11861

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Finance Business Partner (DDaT & PPSC)

The University is pleased to introduce a new role to enhance the support provided to the Digital, Data & Technology Group and the Planning, Performance & Strategic Change team.

About the role

This role will work closely with both departments to ensure a robust financial framework is in place for in-year financial monitoring, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting. By providing accurate and timely financial data, they will enable departments to make well-informed decisions that align with the University's strategic objectives.

In addition, this role will also support strategic projects undertaken by the departments. Including developing financial models, conducting cost-benefit analyses, and assessing the financial viability of new initiatives. By delivering clear and actionable financial insights, the role will help project teams understand their finances, optimise resource allocation, and enhance project outcomes.

Sitting within the MIS team in Finance and Procurement, this role will play a critical role in ensuring compliance with financial regulations and internal policies, mitigating financial risks, and promoting best practices in financial management.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis.

The ideal candidate

  • be a qualified accountant;
  • will have experience in a finance business partnering role within a complex organisation;
  • have experience of project accounting;
  • be technically proficient and be able to understand and explain implications of decisions;
  • will have experience building relationships with senior stakeholders;
  • able to adapt to a changing environment.

What we can offer you

Find out more about our benefits.

We consider ourselves to be a university where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on the university. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Further details:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.