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Boden Group are excited to be recruiting for a key client of ours, for a Finance Business Partner based on site in Addiewell. 

  • Review and analyse business and financial information in preparing robust budgets and forecasts.
  • Financial management and review of the contract and performance against KPI’s.
  • Cost benchmarking against other SJS prisons and reporting to Management.
  • Working to strict deadlines and deliver to the required standard.
  • Promote financial awareness across departments
  • Ensure finance department runs smoothly and provide effective services to the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build good relationships and stakeholder management across the region.
  • Contribute to business development by leading and participating in projects, groups and meetings as appropriate.
  • Oversight of core, periodic reporting and analysis – ranging from management accounts to trend analysis, from compliance to statutory reporting.
  • Challenge and support the development of efficient and cost effective labour structures and operational reporting within the prison.
  • Work closely with Procurement to maximise input pricing efficiencies without compromising operational service delivery.
  • Contribute to the contract performance agenda.
  • Achieve budget and forecast targets as set.
  • Review of cost centre reports with Senior Management Team monthly and take proactive approach to effective financial management of the contract including management of risks & opportunities.
  • Ensure accounting controls, policies, procedures and compliance are maintained according to company policies.
  • Carry out continuous regular reviews of working practices and processes to ensure efficient and cost effective operations and suggest improvements
  • Ensure finance department runs smoothly and provide effective services to the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Action the agreed Business Plans on time and within budget to meet the needs of the business
  • Identify, manage, control and review financial and contractual risks.
Person Specification:
  • Qualified Accountant with minimum 5 years PQE.
  • Strong reporting and organisation skills.
  • Experience of multi-contract management
  • Outstanding track record in influencing decision making within a Business and improving performance with substantial positive profit impact.
  • Substantial analytical skills able to understand complex issues and advise and able to prioritise action plans to resolve
  • Client (Customer) and / or Supplier contact evidenced by the ability to make and influence profitable decisions on behalf the business.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills for managing senior level relationships and difficult performance management conversations.
  • Strong commercial acumen, willing and able to challenge accepted practices and processes.
  • Able to demonstrate tangible delivered improvements in business performance.
  • The ability to combine strategic and analytical perspectives with a pragmatic approach. Also the ability to keep focus on day-to-day performance whilst simultaneously working towards longer term goals.

Please apply below if this role sounds of interest!

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