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Senior Finance Business Partner

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2725
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Salary Range: £52,282- £67,886
Job Grade: L5Z1 - L5Z2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG   
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 14th April 2024; 23:59
Interviews to be held: w.c 29 April to 3 May 24
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. The Finance service in Camden has an ambitious vision to ensure delivery of a high-quality, value- added service with excellent financial controls. We will do this through an exciting journey of change, challenge, and innovation.

The Senior Business Partner will be responsible for maintaining current, relevant knowledge and will be expected to monitor developments in both the Council’s own policies and practices and in national policy and legislation to assess and advise on the financial impacts, risks, and opportunities.  The post holder will also be expected to keep up to date with best practice and guidance from relevant professional bodies.

To deliver on this aspiration, our finance team is expected to work in a collaborative way within the council, and with our residents and partners. It is important that we provide a service that always reflects best practice and is streamlined and efficient. To achieve this, we will continue to invest in our teams to ensure they are properly resourced and skilled to provide sound, relevant financial advice and innovative solutions to support service pressures, demonstrate initiative and lead a solution focused service.

About you 

In this role you will have a detailed understanding and a proven track record of working in local government or other large organisations, with experience of working in a finance business partner role. 

You will have a strong understanding of the financial policies and frameworks in which the council operates with experience of implementing and communicating these to both finance and non-finance staff.

You will be proficient in using complex financial data to prepare medium term forecasts for services including expected future demand for services and future cost pressures. 

The right individual will also have exceptional communication skills and will have experience of communicating complex financial information to key stakeholders both verbally and in writing.  You’ll have a ‘can do’ attitude and take personal responsibility to deliver objectives and support the team.

Please refer to the job profile for more information.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

There are several opportunities at the Senior Business Partner level across the following area: 

  • Capital 
  • Corporate Strategy 
  • Education and Dedicated Schools GRantGrant (DSG)
  • Economy, Regeneration & and Investment & Sustainability
  • Property Management

We will be interviewing and considering applications for all roles.

To view the Job Profile for this role, please click HERE or if this link is not working please click here
http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/10451941/file/document?inline

You can review details about the Finance roles at Camden by clicking HERE 

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity 

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds, and applicants who are LGBTQI+, disabled and / or neurodiverse to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview, or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2725
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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