Finance Business Partner 

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£42418 - £47222 per annum
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Business Partner 

Job number  SUPP103483 
Division/School  Finance Services 
Contract type  Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern  Full or Part time 
Salary  £42418 - £47222 per annum 
Closing date for applications  23-Oct-2017 

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN FINANCE. The University of Bristol is one of the top 40 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings) and one of the biggest employers in the region, offering a wide range of opportunities and facilities to its employees.

To strengthen the finance teams, support the University strategy and its continuing growth, a number of exciting new permanent opportunities have arisen. We are looking to appoint talented accountants (both fully and part qualified) to join the Finance Services teams which support the University’s faculties, schools, departments and business units. The finance partnering teams make up approximately 90 of the 180 finance staff in the organisation.
Finance Business Partner (Grade K UoB Scale)

Full and Part time vacancies available (please specify which role you are applying for)

The Finance Business Partner supports School Managers, Divisional Heads and other colleagues to deliver their goals from a financial perspective. They are responsible for providing detailed, good quality financial information to improve decision making, enabling strategic initiatives and improving financial performance.

The purpose of the Finance Business Partner role is a key support to the Head of Finance Business Partnering in delivering: budgeting, forecasting, monthly management accounts and commentaries, year-end processes, business cases for income growth and identification for cost saving/efficiencies.

They will take a lead in ensuring that their Schools and Divisions are delivering against their annual budgets and strengthening their financial profiles. They are also operationally accountable for assisting Schools and Divisions to delivering the initiatives that they have set out in their annual plans.

The Finance Business Partner manages the Assistant Finance Business Partners and ensures delivery of the partnering service throughout the team.

We are looking for experienced qualified accountants, with an aptitude for working with finance and non-finance specialists and managing a small team preferably gained in a large and complex organisation. They should be an excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills and must be able to identify solutions and influence and persuade at all levels of the organisation.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact: Euan Hendrie, Head of Finance Business Partnering:
or Sarah Everett-Cox, Head of Finance Business Partnering: or Margie Smith, Finance Director:

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.