Head Finance Business Partner


£68000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

Opportunity type:

  1. Fixed term


City of London, London


  1. Accounting & Finance

Date posted:

Posting date: 12 Sep 2023

Opportunity reference:


Opportunity description

Stanton House is currently recruiting for a skilled Head Finance Business Partner to join a passionate not-for-profit Business based in London.

Location: London (one day per week in office)
Job Type: FTC - 6 months +
Salary: £68,000 - £70,000 (depending on experience)
Start date: Beginning of November


  • Manage a self-sufficient team, including a Senior Financial Analyst, Business Partner, and Finance Partnering Officer. As well as mentoring a junior business partner.
  • Partner with specific teams (to be determined) to maximise income, identify cost savings, and achieve targets.
  • Oversee organisational budgeting and re-forecasting, streamlining processes, and supporting budget holders to meet deadlines.
  • Lead the production of financial performance reports for the Executive Team and Board of Trustees, collaborating with the Head of Financial Control and your team to understand budget variances.
  • Maintain an early warning system to notify senior management and budget holders of potential overspending and sensitive financial data.
  • Responsible for organisational KPI reporting aligned with the strategic plan, working with the Strategy Team and operational leads to define appropriate measures.
  • Play a key role in assessing new ventures, partnerships, and business cases for financial viability and providing technical advice.
  • Prepare reports and analyses for various stakeholders, including Trustees, Senior Management, budget holders, etc.
  • Stay updated on external trends and best practices to drive innovation.
  • Effectively communicate financial analysis and reports to stakeholders using appropriate tools.
  • Embody and promote the organisation's shared values, behaviours, and inclusive practices in all aspects of your work.

To be suitable for this role you must have the following:

  • Accredited by ACCA, ACA, CIMA, or equivalent internationally.
  • Robust business acumen.
  • Proficiency in Excel and data analysis tools like Power BI.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards relevant to charities (e.g., FRS 102/Charities SORP).
  • Charity/non for profit experience desirable but not essential.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please do apply. Unfortunately given the number of applications, we may be unable to respond to all unsuccessful applications.