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Lead Finance Business Partner

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Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
02/07/2020 23:59
£37,849 - £40,760 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
YHN House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Jul

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At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The Role:
We are currently looking to appoint two experienced Lead Finance Business Partners. We have one temporary vacancy for a twelve-month period to support our Customer Services department who provide key frontline housing services, and a permanent vacancy to support our Construction Services department who provide a range of services from day to day repairs to multi-million pound new build and refurbishment projects.

These key roles within our Business Partnership team will make a real difference to YHN, playing a pivotal role in bringing our ambitious plans to fruition. Joining a well-established team of business partners providing financial, performance risk insight to operational services we are looking for someone with a focus on business partnership working, 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.

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record of delivering high quality services within a back-office support role. A key element of this role is the ability to build collaborative working relationships with senior managers across a diverse range of services. You must have demonstrable experience of working successfully in the finance, performance and risk environment providing insight and guidance to key frontline services.

The Person:
• You will have first class communications skills, with the ability to translate complex financial information to none financial audiences.
• You will have strong leadership, stakeholder management and engagement skills.
• Be confident in managing and manipulating financial, performance and risk data through a variety of software including excel, power BI and oracle-based systems.
• Have a tracked record of providing insight to internal and external stakeholders.
• Be an engaging leader, embedding YHN’s values and behaviours across the team you will manage
• Have previous experience in the construction industry (permanent role only).

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 email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” 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.

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.

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