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iMultiply are exclusively retained to recruit a permanent Finance Business Partner for The University of Edinburgh paying £51,630 - £58,089.
The role of the Finance Business Partner (FBP) is to provide professional Business Partnering support across the breadth of the University, in particular to assist in the production of robust, clear and insightful Business Cases supporting capital investment decisions and strategic developments.
The post-holder will engage with senior colleagues at all project stages, ensuring that financial planning is comprehensive, transparent and inclusive. Continually developing tools and techniques to enhance the financial elements of project development the FBP will also introduce and carry out regular and probing post implementation review processes.
The FBP will become the first point of contact for colleagues considering significant capital or revenue investment, ensuring a consistent yet innovative approach to forecasting and modelling is undertaken.
Approximate % of time
Act as business partner for colleagues across the University involved in the development of Business and Capital plans for major initiatives from a Finance perspective. Assisting and guiding colleagues in the appropriate use of tools and the integration of financial data into both Outline and Full Business Cases. Provide regular briefings to senior colleagues on progress of projects within their areas.
Create, develop and enhance the toolset required to facilitate the production and refinement of Business Cases across the full breadth of activities within the University. Apply novel and innovative techniques to enhance the tools and skills available.
In conjunction with colleagues in Estates and Finance develop effective long range cash flow forecasts associated with planned projects, directly feeding into the execution of the University’s Treasury Policy.
Assist in the development of detailed Business Cases with compelling narrative and confidently deliver presentations on the financial elements to staff colleagues, management and committees as required.
Provide training and assist in the development of staff required to produce Business Cases.
Develop and maintain comprehensive post-implementation reviews of major projects from a financial perspective. Apply lessons learned and best practice to the development of future initiatives.
Maintain effective networks and identify opportunities for involvement in evolving initiatives, working closely with the University Tax Manager and Estates Development Managers to maximise the use of resources.
4. Planning and Organising
5. Problem Solving
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The FBP will operate at a senior strategic level across all areas of the University, partnering with colleagues in the development of Business Cases relating to very diverse activities. The FBP will also play an integral role in the development of Finance Cash forecasting and will lead on the development of post-implementation reviews of major capital investment projects.
The closing date for applications is Friday the 22ndof February.
Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson at iMultiply on 0131 603 7747 or firstname.lastname@example.org a private & confidential chat regarding this opportunity.
All third-party applications will be forwarded iMultiply.
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