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Finance Business Partner

Location: LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE Salary: 40000 - 50000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3115120
Reed Finance is proud to be recruiting for a Finance Business Partner for an incredibly successful Higher Education organisation based in Liverpool.

The business has grown year on year and is now globally known as one of the leading researchers in its field. Due to new investment, they have created a new position to assist the Head of Research Management Services in the control and delivery of financial project management for all awarded grants and contracts.

As a Finance Business Partner you will be working under a highly experienced Head of Research Management Services. Your duties will be as follows:

• Preparation and production of monthly management reports detailing the relevant portfolio, its financial performance, illustrations of future cash flow requirements and forecasts of expenditure. Portfolio review to ensure maximisation of internal costs, core salaries and overheads.

• Working with accountants to feed portfolio cash flow requirements into financial systems based on monthly management reporting.

• Responsible for maintaining operational procedures across the team to ensure fit for purpose, amending to comply with funder terms and conditions as required, and ensuring appropriate for LSTM financial regulations and procedures.

• Ensure all systems and processes are adhered to by the team and maintain evidence of compliance and dissemination when required by audit.

• Completion of all due diligence assessments.

• Agree grant close out finalisation, reallocation of costs and maximisation of core costs for implementation by the team.

• Financial control of the faculty SLA, ensuring all charges are recovered appropriately across the portfolio, resolving any discrepancies and negotiating with PIs as appropriate, including any dispute resolution if needed.

• Preparation and production of financial reports on the performance of the SLA at regular intervals throughout the financial year for internal and committee presentation.

The successful candidate must be a Chartered Accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, ACA) and have substantial experience working as a Finance Business Partner, ideally with a focus around businesses within the public sector.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please email me your most up to date CV to

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