Finance Business Partner

  • £45200 - £56500 per annum
  • Cobham, Surrey
  • Permanent

Job Title: Finance Business Parter.

Salary: £45200-£56500

Location: Cobham surrey with need to travel to other locations when needed ( a driving licence would be required due to the nature of location)

Hours 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (hybrid)

Full time permanent position

Are you interested in becoming part of an educational organisation that places a strong emphasis on incorporating its values into every facet of its operations, with a specific focus on the hiring process? The expectation is that all team members will demonstrate the ability to envision improvements, embrace inclusivity, set and achieve ambitious goals, collaborate effectively, and exhibit kindness in their actions. Furthermore, the organization is committed to sustainable practices and actively advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As Finance business partner your everyday tasks will include:

  • Drive cultural change in Finance through robust yet empathetic engagement with stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with the Leadership Team of a UK school, providing comprehensive support.
  • Business partner with select Head Office functions.
  • Take ownership of producing accurate management accounts for the partnered school and designated Head Office functions, including high-quality forecasting and value-adding commentary.
  • Develop and manage a robust annual budget for the partnered school and designated Head Office functions.
  • Produce monthly management accounts with commentary, supported by all Finance Business Partners
  • Act as the line manager for the Assistant Finance Business Partner
  • Overall ownership and development of the General Ledger
  • Review and approve specific journal entries and month-end reconciliations.
  • Continually review and ensure the correct accounting treatment of all revenue.
  • Identify and implement process/reporting improvements to enhance efficiency within the team and the broader business.

Finance Business Partner skills and experience will include:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA, or similar)
  • Ability to accurately manipulate large sets of data
  • Confidence/experience to produce and develop analysis/metrics from scratch
  • Extensive experience in variance analysis, including investigation and reporting
  • Sound understanding of budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Experience in Management Accounts within a medium-sized business
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good grasp of cost control methodologies
  • Good financial systems knowledge

Finance Business partner benefits will include:

  • 25 days holiday per year (plus period between Christmas and New Year on a discretionary and annually agreed basis)
  • Private Medical Insurance (optional)
  • Medical Scheme which covers part dental and opticians. (optional)
  • Pension scheme whereby ACS match a contribution of up to 5% of basic salary.
  • Employee Assistance
  • Life Assurance of £100,000
  • Professional Development
  • cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Access to Sports centre and gym
  • On site parking

The standard work hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, with the option for hybrid working. The position demands flexibility and travel to ensure effective delivery, involving visits to our three UK campuses and Qatar. A valid driving license is a prerequisite.

If your experience and expectation align with this position, please apply without delay to

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

Karen Moore Consultant

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  • 020 7198 6000
  • TPP Recruitment, Northern & Shell Building, 4th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF