Finance Business Partner

East Lothian Council
£33,907 - £38,232 per year
09 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £33907- £38232 per annum
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
To start asap

Job Details

As a key member of the wider Finance Team, the Finance Business Partner will be expected to:

  • Actively contribute to the development of the Council’s annual strategic budget setting process;
  • Develop and prepare directorate service budgets aligned to the approved annual strategic budget;
  • Take a lead role in supporting the successful delivery of the Council’s statutory financial accounts and   other key statutory returns;
  • Work collaboratively with Service Managers and Heads of Service to manage their resources effectively and as efficiently as possible, providing appropriate financial advice and guidance to support service delivery and facilitate any future transformational change agenda.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Essential: Qualified accountant with membership of a CCAB (CIPFA/ACCA/CIMA/ICAS) professional accounting body, combined with substantial experience in a financial management role.

The preferred candidate for this post will be subject to a Standard Disclosure Check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

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See also:
Finance Business Partner FINAL Grade 10.pdf