Assistant Finance Business Partner

Posted 8 months ago by Engage Transform Consultancy
Location London Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £38000 - £42000 per annum Sector Accountancy
Job Title:                   Assistant Finance Business Partner

Location:                   London

Salary                        £38k - £42k



  • Preparation and interpretation of monthly management accounts.
  • Supporting The organisation’s budget setting, forecast and management accounting activities.
  • Finance support to Operations, Central Services and Business Development in managing their financial performance and explaining financial performance to stakeholders.


  • Prepare monthly management accounts for allocated portfolio of activities including providing variance analysis with narrative explanation.
  • Prepare and post accrued and deferred income and accrued expenditure and prepayments journals on a monthly basis for allocated portfolio of activities.
  • Reconcile allocated accounts on a monthly basis for review by Finance Business Partner and the Head of Financial Performance.
  • Prepare monthly reports to inform operations managers and Finance Business Partner on actual activity against budgeted activity and underlying cost drivers e.g. bad debt and voids.
  • Support Finance Business Partner in the monthly interpretation of financial data.
  • Support the Head of Financial Performance and Finance Business Partner in all appropriate aspects of management accounting.
  • Review all new contracts and support the Credit Controller in completing the invoice masterfile to capture contract billing and reporting requirements.
  • Support Finance Business Partner to prepare cost centre budgets through discussion with budget holders.
  • Support Finance Business Partner to prepare and update cost centre forecasts through discussion with budget holders.
  • Support Finance Business Partner in responding to New Business team requests to develop bids for new and existing contracts with commissioners.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for support from Financial Business partner and Head of Financial Performance.
  • Develop good working relationships with operational managers and respond to any ad hoc finance requests from operational managers.
  • Provide the administrative link between operating activities and Finance.
  • Fully engage in regular financial management reporting meetings.
  • Assist with the preparation of the year end group accounts for submission to the external auditors.
  • Keep up to date with technical and regulatory changes in the accountancy profession to ensure best practice and compliance is achieved.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of Housing regulations along with changes in technology and legislation along with industry advances.



  • Experience of using finance software in a data processing capacity.
  • Report writing, analysing data and information.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Qualified/part qualified with CCAB body.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, particularly in the use of Excel.
  • Good analytical and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with professional colleagues in a busy working environment.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral.

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