Finance Business Partner (IT Focused)

Finance Business Partner (IT Focused)

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Crawley, UK
  • £60,000 - £65,000 per annum UK / Year

People’s Partnership have an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Finance Business Partner.

**This role requires IT business partner experience**

This role is a hybrid opportunity with the successful candidate working both at home and in the office.

Main Purpose:

In recent years, the People’s Partnership has embarked on an ambitious and exciting growth strategy which has led to a significant transformation of the business. You will provide insight and challenge to ensure business leaders develop, agree, and deliver on these ambitious, strategically aligned and financially disciplined plans.

FP&A plays a key business advisory role supporting decision making at a senior level, highlighting key financial issues and risks to be considered. FP&A’s responsibilities are the financial support for the strategic plan; run future financial projections; budgeting, forecasting, reporting and control of the P&L; cash flow and capital adequacy management; scenario analysis and risk management support; and project reporting and investment appraisal.

The role will focus primarily on Business Partnering with the IT function, working with the business to ensure cost control, value for money and supporting strategic goals. The role will also support on the wider finance deliverables across the organisation and deputise for the Senior Manager – Actuals Reporting where appropriate.

The role will be responsible for organising all monthly reporting and meeting with senior managers and local Exco member to present accounts and understand the financial impact of activities being undertaken and to challenge and support the business. It will require working with business areas and finance to drive value through an integrated strategic and annual Plan.

Additionally identifying risks and opportunities as part of the wider team objective to support the business in terms of overall cost control and return on investment will be a key focus.

Skills & Experience:


  • Educated to ‘A’ Level or above
  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in financial services and pensions industry preferable
  • Experience of Business Partnering an IT function
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft applications. Particularly Power BI and Excel)
  • A team player who can collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to achieve objectives.
  • Experience of challenging and changing the business
  • Organised and able to lead a team and organise the teams’ workload
  • Motivated self-starter with a positive and proactive attitude to all challenges.
  • Proactive and positive change agent
  • Excellent modelling and analytical skills, with ability to think independently and draw conclusions
  • A team player who can work with stakeholder in other functions to achieve objectives.


  • Power BI report building and analytical skills
  • Experience with use of Planning Tools

Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer; even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant. Discover more of People’s Partnership employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career. *This is subject to current government COVID guidelines*

People’s Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to treating all our people (and all who apply for a role at People’s Partnership) equally and enabling them to perform at their best and demonstrate what they have to offer. We are a disability committed employer, please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made to our recruitment process (application, selection assessments where relevant, and interview) to enable you to show us the best “you”.

Please note any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening checks. These consist of right to work check, 5 year referencing including GAP verification, DBS & Credit check.

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