Finance Business Partner - FitzRoy

Finance Business Partner

Vacancy Expired

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Location: Central Support
Expiry date: 20/12/2023

Finance Business Partner

Location: Office based/Hybrid – Must be able to commute easily to Petersfield, Hampshire

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum

Closing Date: TBC

Contract: Permanent – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Fitzroy are a national charity transforming the lives of people with learning disabilities. As a value-driven organisation, the people we support are always at the heart of everything we do, and this helps us transform lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join our thriving finance Team.

Purpose of the Job

  • To analyse monthly management accounts and produce supporting analysis and reporting on a timely basis. To embed and nurture a business partnering culture within the team by promoting a value and insight focus to their working approach. To assist the Commercial Head of Finance in the delivery of management, budgetary and forecast reporting. To support the Commercial Head of Finance in the development and implementation of strategy, budgets, policies and systems of internal control to ensure that the finance department delivers the highest standards of service and performance to all internal and external stakeholders.

Outline of Responsibilities and Duties

Management Accounts

  • Produce monthly management accounts for FitzRoy and Love4Life including key journals, balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Work with the Financial Accountant to maintain and improve the current system of monthly management reporting.
  • Critically analyse the detailed monthly results and understand exceptions and anomalies.
  • Carry out cost centre reviews with key defined stakeholders to ensure control to budget. Provide insight, ideas and challenge to deliver improvement to performance. Produce ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Contribute to the bi-monthly Finance report prepared for Trustee board meetings.


  • Co-ordinate the annual budget process and work closely with cost centre managers to ensure accuracy of process.
  • Compile the organisation draft budget through operational and departmental budget meetings, supporting budget holders to align their budgets to company strategy, targets and KPIs.
  • Ensure timely consolidation, review and circulation of the final approved budget in accordance with agreed timeline.
  • Ad-hoc budgeting projects as required.

Business Development and Commercial Analysis

  • Financial evaluation to support organisational growth opportunity via tender applications and also for new opportunities with Local Authorities.
  • Continuously review/develop the costing model to have a consistent approach to be used among business partners and to include formats suitable for reviewing.

What experience do you need?

  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Part qualified in either CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIPFA or substantial equivalent experience
  • Proven experience of responsibility for production of management and financial accounts in a relevant organisation.
  • Strong communications, financial management and IT skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel)

What are the Benefits?

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • An Employee Assistance programme which includes virtual GPs, Legal advice and more.
  • Life assurance
  • Free membership of our Health Cash Back Scheme for you and your family.
  • Perkbox shopping discounts.

Interested? Click apply to complete our short online application form

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early