Finance Business Partner 22 views

Based at Culham (Oxfordshire), hybrid working 
Salary Up to £57, 658 (plus a £2,000 South East Allowance) and a generous benefits package 
Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)


The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is an armed police service that’s dedicated to the nuclear industry. Our vision is to be recognised as a provider of a world-class service for the protection of nuclear material and facilities. Given the critical nature of our work, it’s vital that we recruit skilled and committed professionals to our hard-working team.

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary is seeking a Finance Business Partner to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing financial support and mentorship to different departments within our organization. You will work closely with team members up to Executive Level to develop and implement financial strategies that support our mission and drive business growth.


  • Provision of information: providing prompt and accurate budgets
  • Lead Financial Support to projects: Providing financial information to support business plans for projects, lead other finance teams for the provision of detailed technical support.
  • Management support and advice: Providing support with financial information and decision-making and business planning.
  • Planning: Coordinating the financial planning cycle for all designated departments or Directorates and support/influence the wider overall production of the strategic plan covering a 3-5-year timescale.
  • Partner Relationships: Will act as the lead to handle the relationship with external stakeholders and senior internal Budget holders, influencing and owning the key finance deliverables , requiring collaboration.


Technical / professional skills

  • Recognised professional accountancy qualification appropriate to the role e.g. CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, etc.
  • Minimum of three years’ management experience gained from working within a complex organisation providing expertise in a similar role
  • Able to interpret sophisticated financial and statistical data, reason, evaluate, draw appropriate inferences to enable innovative problem solving and report and communicate with senior stakeholders with tact
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, influencing and organisational change skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Some expertise in at least one of the following fields: strategic planning, performance management, risk management
  • Knowledge of governance and assurance frameworks
  • Behavioural / smart skills – excellent communications, engagement and active listening to the needs of the business units, asking the right questions
  • Strategic and commercial acumen – understanding the economics of the organisation, and the business benefits and commercial realities from both the organisation’s and the customers’ perspective.


If you are a proven finance professional who is looking for an ambitious and exciting role, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to maintain the highest standards of financial excellence, and contribute to the success of our organization!

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter detailing your experience against Experience listed above. Please provide examples that demonstrate experience against each of the points to strengthen your application.

Contact the Police Staff Recruitment team if you would like to discuss the role further, or for a more detailed Job Description-

Benefits of working for the CNC:

  • 27.5 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Additional 30 minutes time worked during the week to accrue additional leave, which can be used for period between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous pension scheme (20.7% employer contribution) The employer contribution for this grade is a minimum of £10, 300.11 minimum per year, and minimum employee contribution of £4, 080.23 annually. A total minimum annual pension contribution of £14, 380.34!
  • Flexi-time working scheme
  • Bonus scheme – dependent on organisational performance, up to a maximum of 7% of salary
  • Officers and staff also have the opportunity to join the national Blue Light Card scheme which offers discounts on a variety of products and services to those working in the emergency services, NHS and Armed Forces
  • Subsidised Costa Coffee on site (Culham only)
  • Free parking on site
  • Access to gym facilities
  • Enhanced family friendly and wellbeing policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme.

Please Note:  Interviews will be held on the 13th and 14th August at our Culham HQ. 

As police staff the public expect us to display the highest standards, values and professional qualities at all times. The CNC values and Code of Ethics applies to all police staff and sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see, and you are responsible for displaying and delivering these to the highest standards.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to the values of our organisation. At the CNC we value and embrace the unique experiences, identities and abilities that each of us bring to our roles. We strive to empower everyone to bring their authentic self openly and safely to work.

Through the dedicated commitment of our affinity networks, ED&I team and wider HR departments, we are on a journey to embed our ED&I commitments, ensuring the CNC is an employer of choice, where everyone feels included.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Please review the video links below which will give you an overview of the vetting process that you will be required to go through if you are successful in your application to join the CNC:

Vetting: An Overview –

Vetting and Finances –

Vetting and Life Experiences –

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