Lead 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
£37,107 to £39,961 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
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.

Lead Finance Business Partner (Permanent)
NE Jobs Vacancy Number: 176366
Salary: Y7 (£37,107 to £39,961 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.

Working at a strategic level with senior managers you will be responsible for providing financial modelling, management accounting, long term planning, tender activity and other financial support, whilst leading and motivating a team to achieve targets and objectives.

The Person:
· Professionally qualified (ACA/CIPFA/CIMA/ACCA) or equivalent, with detailed knowledge of Financial Regulations, and the financial standards for the HRA and YHN
· Developed report writing skills, including an excellent attention to detail
· Diplomatic, assertive and collaborative approach with developed interpersonal skills to support business partners in setting strategy and developing business cases
· Competent and able to communicate complex financial matters to a diverse audience, including those from a non-finance background
· Well organised, with highly developed planning and organisational skills
· Developed attention to detail


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 yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

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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.