London/Senior Finance Business Partner/Catalyst Housing

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edited July 2016 in Job postings
Exciting opportunity to join a newly established team
Senior Finance Business Partner to work closely with key internal stakeholders

About Our Client

Catalyst Housing is an ambitious and growing business, providing a wide range of housing solutions and community development initiatives to over 20,000 households in London and the South East. Being a commercial business with a social purpose, Catalyst is embracing this unprecedented period of change in the housing environment with an exciting programme of accelerated transformation.

Job Description

This is a key role that reports into the Head of Business Reporting. Being the interface between the business and the finance function, you will combine your skills and personality to work with key stakeholders to provide the highest standards of management information and support to your customers.

Key aspects of the role -

Working with the business to ensure the information produced by business partnering is fit for purpose, easy to access and understand, enabling you to deliver high quality monthly management accounts for budget holders and directors that helps them do their jobs effectively and drives ever improving financial-management
Producing reports that will help budget holders to understand the key issues, risks and opportunities facing them, aiding informed decision making
Implementing the annual budget setting process, using zero based budgeting principles, using your skills and experience to bring it to life for your budget holders; knowing when to encourage, instruct or push back
Responsible for influencing financial performance, driving improvement and providing a service progressed by great relationships that reflect the vision of being a first class finance team
Acting as a central source of expertise and operational advice, you will ensure that you have the appropriate knowledge to understand the bigger picture and how the areas you are responsible impact on and are impacted by other teams

The Successful Applicant

You will be a qualified accountant with relevant technical experience and the gravitas needed to execute this role. Exposure to social housing or other related industries would be ideal. Experience preparing management accounts and working in a partnering role is essential. You will identify with the social values of our organisation 'Making it Easy', living and breathing the culture and behaviours. Excellent verbal and written communication is essential, with a natural interest in people and the ability to influence at the highest levels. Catalyst has a strong reputation for its financial strength and excellent governance, which combined with its development track record and top employer awards makes it a great place to work for people who are committed to what it does and how it does it.

What's on Offer

c£62,000 plus benefits

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