Becoming a Senior Business Partner with Capita Local Government: Role will be split across sites in Havant and Petersfield with travel (20%) to other sites. The role will provide financial insight and overview and provide support and sound financial advice for all business decisions using, amongst other things, financial planning and scenario modelling tools. Communication and liaison between all parties should be regular and Finance business partners should be proactive and strategic. What you will do: Work closely with all stakeholders to ensure best use of financial resources, providing the strategic financial insight, intelligence and support needed. Assess situations from a commercial, business or finance perspective; provide appropriate financial advice to support complex business decisions. Lead and oversee the financial aspects of complex commissioning and procurement for a portfolio of services. Play a proactive and authoritative role in all key Directorate and other discussions as required. Lead and direct the provision of a well organised, reliable and professional financial reporting and advisory service and anticipate short term and long-term business needs for the portfolio of services the post has responsibility for. Play a key role in identifying changes in the operating environment, trends and developments of legislation, technology, policy and user requirements and delivery methods and respond proactively to these interpreting the financial effect, advising accordingly and working closely with the service area and the senior business partner to implement any required changes. Build a credible and responsive team who are respected for their depth of knowledge, expertise and customer focus and are responsible for the provision of revenue monitoring, capital monitoring, budget setting (revenue and capital), MTFS setting, closure of accounts, support for strategic projects and other ad-hoc financial support for the portfolio of services the post has responsibility for. Responsible for budget setting, budget monitoring, variance analysis for actuals and forecasts and keeping an up to date and financial risks and opportunities document. To advise the Chief Financial Officer on funding, financial management and accounting requirements in respect of theportfolio of services which the post holder has responsibility To lead and ensure the effective management of staff. Your experience will include: Qualified CCAB accountant or qualified by experience Post qualification experience. Accounting and budgetary experience, sound knowledge of local government finance framework, accounting principles and standards, statutory requirements and relevant codes of practice is desirable Experience of developing productive, meaningful, trusted and positive senior stakeholder relationships. Experience of leading and managing an effective and successful team. Experience of attending Member committees or other corporate/board meetings Ability to analyse, interpret, understand and disseminate complex and detailed technical information in a professional and easy to understand way. About Capita Local Government For over 25 years, Capita has been the UK's leading provider of services to local government. We help councils to improve efficiency, provide better services and become more commercially sustainable. This works through a variety of frameworks, service agreements, commercial partnerships, shared services and joint venture companies. We cover all local government operations - from customer management, HR and property development to back office processing, administration and IT. Join us and you'll be part of a team providing a full range of back office, middle office and customer facing services. What's in it for you? At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now . We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contactfor guidance and to request a full job description. Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.