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Finance Business Partner (Ref:096)

Salary range: 
£27,511 to £30,046 per annum

Full time, permanent

The University of Suffolk is seeking a self-motivated individual to provide an outward-facing role, working collaboratively with fellow Business Partners and other teams to deliver financial expertise in a cross-section of financial activities.

The role will report to the Head of Financial Management and work areas include the provision of management information, support and guidance for budget holders, monitoring and reporting of achievement against financial performance indicators and the costing of new income streams.

Applicants will need to possess sound technical knowledge and experience of working in a management accounting environment and be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and have strong organisational skills, with a proven track record of meeting deadlines. A good understanding of the higher education environment would be an advantage.

The post holder will be located at the Ipswich Campus, but remote working is temporarily in place.

Interview date: w/c 31st May 2021

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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