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Finance Business Partner

Finance & Procurement

Salary:  £40,011 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 09 March 2021
Reference:  PSS-FIPO-2021-03

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Finance Business Partner team at LSHTM. You will be one of three Finance Business Partners (FBP) and as such will be a key member of the team.

Reporting to the Head of Finance Business Partners, the successful candidate will have significant experience of working in an FBP / Finance Manager role.

Demonstratable ability to provide critical review and interpretation of financial and operational data, to assess efficiency and effectiveness, undertake detailed analysis, write clear / concise commentaries and make recommendations / judgements as appropriate are essential skills for this role. So, to is extensive experience in preparing under pressure accurate and complex budgets, forecasts, reports and management accounts.

The ability to build strong and positive relationships with key senior stakeholders and provide them with the necessary assistance and knowledgeable professional advice to assist them with the financial aspects of their duties is also essential to this role.

You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrate numerous positive examples of working effectively and harmoniously in a tight team environment.

It is essential that the successful candidate can prove advanced knowledge and use of the Agresso system.

As this is a senior finance role the successful candidate is likely to be qualified or part qualified with one of the following professional accountancy bodies (CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA). In exceptional circumstances a candidate qualified by experience may also be considered.

A more detailed job description and person specification is attached in the link.

The post is full time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 6 in the range £40,001 - £45,437 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-FIPO-2021-03.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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