In this key role, you will spearhead the finance business partnering team, ensuring robust and productive relationships between finance and stakeholders. You will support the housing directorate while overseeing all directorates, working closely with the Financial Controller and Treasury & Financial Planning Lead, along with colleagues from various departments

Client Details

Our Client defines and differentiates themselves as a business that balances profit and purpose. They trust each other to strive for excellence, work collaboratively with a straightforward approach, and deliver top-notch service to their customers. They are breaking the industry trends by always aiming to be one step ahead.


Reporting to the Finance Director, your expertise will drive the business partnering function, underpinning the housing directorate’s success. You will focus on performance management and collaborate with leaders to deliver precise, timely, and insightful management information, empowering stakeholders to make informed business decisions. Your support will also extend to the broader Finance team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and sustain relationships with key stakeholders to promote effective decision-making and accountability.
  • Lead, support, and develop the finance business partnering team, fostering high performance through consistent management.
  • Analyze financial and non-financial data to produce and report meaningful management accounts and finance reports.
  • Coordinate the quarterly forecast and annual budget production, highlighting key risks and opportunities to the Executive team and Board.
  • Assist budget holders with coding and the budget cycle, ensuring variances are understood and addressed, with appropriate mitigations implemented.
  • Adhere to all period end deadlines.
  • Operate with transparency and integrity, ensuring excellent record-keeping for audit purposes.
  • Prepare and present management accounts and reports to internal stakeholders.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.


Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Proactive team player with a strong emphasis on relationship building.
  • Methodical, organized, efficient, and effective.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate yourself and others.
  • Thrive under pressure and prioritize workload for yourself and your team.
  • Find ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Make informed decisions and know when to escalate issues.
  • Anticipate and address the information needs of the business.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Qualified accountant (CCAB).

Desirable Attributes

  • Continuously seek ways to better support operational colleagues.
  • Enhance reporting, engagement, relationships, and budget holder understanding.
  • Previous experience in a housing association.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

27 Days paid holiday plus public holidays

Stake holder pension scheme

life assurance

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