Finance Business Partner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/06/2018 23:59
£28,221 to £31,401 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House, Benton Park Road
Closing date:
25 Jun
Further Information

At YHN, we are responsible for managing over 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and our other partners, and we aim to enable positive living for people in our homes and neighbourhoods. We are looking for people with the right mix of skills and abilities to work with us to create homes and neighbourhoods we all can be proud of and enable YHN and the community to work together to realise a brighter future. If you share this passion, a career at YHN could be for you.

Finance Business Partner (permanent)
NE Jobs Vacancy Number: 176324
Salary: Y5A (£28,221 to £31,401 per annum)
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Hours: 37 hours per week
This post is also open to Job Share

The Role:
This key post within our Finance Service will make a real difference to YHN, playing a pivotal role in bringing our ambitious plans to fruition. The team has just implemented a new structure following transformation, with a focus on business partnership working and taking an account management approach with each of our three directorates.

The role will deliver a one stop shop approach for finance and performance services to specified YHN business partners, providing management reporting, budget support, the evaluation of key business initiatives, and the provision of information to enable the work of the Corporate Reporting Team.

Manage the successful operation of processes relating to Management accounting for their area, including:
• Budget setting
• Actual reporting and Budget monitoring
• Relevant Balance Sheet areas for YHN Group companies.

Assign work to the Finance Business Partner Technician to provide effective and efficient finance and accountancy support services to internal customers.

Assist the Lead Finance Business Partner in new business partner initiatives, forecasting and reporting to the Corporate Reporting Team.

Liaise with the relevant Performance Business Partner to allow development of the performance (financial and non-financial).

The Person:
· Qualified to Association of Accountancy Technicians, or equivalent, including knowledge of the Chart of Accounts and Financial Regulations and working towards professional qualifications : ACA/CIPFA/CIMA/ACCA
· Demonstrable experience of financial systems and management reporting, including the interpretation of data to accountancy standards, concepts and conventions
· Competent in the use of Excel at an advanced level for the provision of financial management information and its use in a wide variety of documents and reports
· Able to interpret, analyse and give financial advice on complex financial information and proposals
· Well organised and motivated
· Effective interpersonal and communication skills


We offer a great place to work, excellent benefits including LGPS pension scheme, flexible working from 7am to 7pm, attractive holiday entitlement and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alistair Dewar on 0191 2783871 or email

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's, only online applications. To apply, click on the 'Apply for this Job' tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

As an Arms-Length Management Organisation, YHN’s relationship with Newcastle City Council is governed by a Management Agreement. The existing Management Agreement runs until 2026.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.