We are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join the Accounting team within Finance and Commercial Services based at West Yorkshire Police Headquarters in Wakefield.
As a key link between Finance and Commercial Services Directorate and Districts/ Departments /Business Units/ Directorates, you will provide strategic guidance, support and positive challenge on all matters related to finance and commercial services in order to meet Force objectives, operational needs and relevant statutory and legislative requirements. Acting as the first port of call for the leadership teams of assigned internal customer organisations on all matters related to finance and commercial services in order to ensure value for money and identify opportunities to achieve financial and commercial efficiencies and realise benefits whilst sustaining a robust service delivery
For this role you will be a fully qualified CCAB Accountant with appropriate significant post qualification experience of working within a large and complex financial environment; one with specific knowledge and experience of fulfilling a budget management role and clear experience of self-motivation and workload prioritisation.
You will also have proven experience of budgetary control, financial planning and forecasting at a senior level, together with well-developed analytical and negotiating skills, and the ability to both pro-actively respond to financial issues and to respond appropriately to reactive issues as they arise. Excellent communication skills are also a necessary requirement of the role.
You must be prepared to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the organisation. This may include working outside of standard office hours and have a willingness/ability to travel for business purposes.
The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.
Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last three years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused on the grounds that it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.
This post is suitable for job share.
The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 30th December 2019.
Interviews will take place on 15th January 2020.
- Salary Offer £49,023 - £52,332 per annum