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Finance Business Partner
  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: CCF98
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 17:18 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/12/2022, 23:53 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £57597 - £60789 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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Finance Business Partner

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Finance Business Partner

St Helens Borough Council is at an exciting stage of a significant transformation programme, with the modernisation of the finance function integral to these plans.
We have an opportunity for a talented, innovative and highly motivated individual to be part of our team and help deliver our future ambitions.

The role supports the Head of Financial Management and the senior finance leadership team, providing a high level of financial expertise and competence.

Applying your strong financial, budget management, interpersonal and communication skills, you will be responsible for leading a team that includes Finance Managers and Accountants and will work as a trusted partner to deliver effective performance and continuous service improvement – helping to shape the direction of the Council.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic and financial planning processes within the Corporate Finance team or the Financial Management teams providing finance business partnering within the service directorates.

A CCAB/CIMA qualification is essential in providing you with the necessary skills to fulfil the duties, which will be varied and afford you the opportunity to demonstrate the many strengths that will allow you to deliver high quality support and advice to a range of senior stakeholders.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing Jon Ridgeon, Head of Financial Management, by email at

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.