Finance Business Partner

REF: 897810_1551108447

  • Position: Contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS group are excited to be partnering with NI Water in search of a temporary Finance Business Partner for 3-4 months.

The Company

Northern Ireland Water is a Government Owned Company (GoCo), set up in April 2007 to provide the water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland. That means they supply 560 million litres of clean water a day for almost 1.8 million people as well as treating 320 million litres of wastewater a day.

The Role

As the Finance Business Partner you will be responsible for:-

  • Operational financial management
  • Input into development of the business strategy and supporting budget holders in delivery
  • Budgeting and forecasting support and analysis
  • Presenting the month's financial performance, verbally and written
  • Management information and insight on current performance versus budget
  • Communicate with others on cash flow impacts, treatment of expenditure in the public sector and application of policy
  • Policy development
  • Where needed capital planning, management and reporting

The Requirements

  • A full accountancy qualification with one of the major bodies (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)
  • 2 year's experience at senior/supervisory level
  • Experience of management reporting, business partnering and financial planning
  • Proven ability to influence and build relationships at a senior level
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems, think strategically and solve problems
  • Experience of working with large and complex finance systems (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, SAP) and excel

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete Basic Access NI Security Clearance at a cost of £26.00. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post.

Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please go to for more information.

This is a great opportunity to a have an input into join a well-known organisation within the Belfast area.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Beth Wylie, Specialist Public Sector and Not for profit Consultant at MCS Group and send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Beth Wylie

Specialist Recruitment Consultant - Accountancy & Finance

Public Sector And Not For Profit

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