Service Finance Business Partner

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£42,149 - £51,800
12 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University has an ambitious strategy underpinned by a financial plan designed to enable growth whilst delivering a stable and sustainable financial base. The Finance Business Partnering team is key to how the Finance service supports Faculties and Services in delivering the strategy, and we are therefore seeking to appoint an ambitious Finance Business Partner who will support  the University's services in the delivery of the ambitions in the strategy. The role holder will be responsible for all financial performance and control activities within the service(s), including supporting on planning and budgeting and ongoing monitoring and advice.  They will lead on projects, and analyse and present accounting information in the relevant format to support stakeholders at various levels.

The role holder will join a team of well-established business partners but will also play a role in further developing and strengthening the University's approach to Partnering. The role will therefore suit an experienced finance professional who has excellent communication and influencing skills, can work proactively and flexibly with diverse stakeholders, is able to understand the complex requirements in Higher Education, and who can support a more commercial culture and focus.

 For an informal discussion about the role please contact Fiona Belsey, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, on

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University. Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3 days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 23/01/2022