Finance Business Partner
Finance Business Partner required for Trafford College in Altrincham.
Your new company
We are working in partnership with Trafford College Group to appoint a Finance Business Partner. This is an exciting time to join the college they have recently invested £50m in world-class buildings and facilities. Some of the key features of the new build include world class engineering and motor vehicle workshops. Trafford College has recently successfully merged with Stockport college which has been exciting for both organisations. The college has an exceptional reputation and works closely with local universities and employers. The organisation prides themselves on being a successful, inspirational organisation that has an innovative approach to learning.
Your new role
Because of the merger the college has taken the opportunity to have a small internal restructure which have lead to the Finance Business Parter. You will work closely with the Head of Finance and play a key role in improving financial reporting as well as the commerciality of the in the college through financial analysis and establishing relationship with key non-finance stakeholders. You will create KPIs to track commercial performance, complete budgets and forecasts and empower non-finance managers to take responsibility for their own budgets, and analyse complex financial information and reports to aid strategic decision making.
What you'll need to succeed
You must be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) with experience in a commercial finance position. It isn't essential but experience within an FE college would be beneficial. You must be able to manage a team and have the gravitas to deal with senior stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation.
What you'll get in return
Trafford College Group are going through an exciting period since the merger and there are many opportunities for your career to develop as they grow. On top of an commercial role, which you would't find frequently within the sector, you will get a competitive salary and a very good benefits package.
What you need to do now
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