Finance Business Partner

Vacancy posted: Friday, 16 September 2016

Salary: 34,956 - 41,709 per annum
Location: Paisley

Closing date: 30 September 2016
Job ref. no.: REQ000248

Finance Department

Paisley Campus

Finance Business Partner


Full time: 35 hours per week

Salary £34,956 - £41,709 per annum

University of the West of Scotland is a leading edge modern University and we are at an exciting stage in our development.  At UWS we have a proud record in delivering work ready graduates and effective partnerships with industry and the public sector.  While our goals are high academic attainment and research excellence we are constantly developing practical ways in which academic success can inspire and benefit others.  We work closely with our local communities: we empower our people to lead; we equip our students to be the mentors of the future – exercising leadership inspiring others and sharing learning and globally relevant skills. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Business Partner at UWS.  We are looking for a resilient individual who has substantial financial experience within a complex finance function in a large organisation.  With a can do attitude you will take a lead role in providing a professional financial management support service to the Deans and Directors in all aspects of financial activity.  This will include management accounting, budgeting, forecasting, resource management, as well as providing financial advice and guidance to improve financial performance.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organisation and IT skills and be able to demonstrate initiative.  To be successful in this position you must thrive on challenges and enjoy working in a busy environment, work to tight deadlines while managing a diverse range of tasks.

Qualified accountant gained through wide-ranging relevant experience.  Preferably educated to degree level or equivalent.  Experience of management accounting, financial planning, budget preparation and financial procedures.  Cost and income allocation and capital accounting experience.  Proven track record of developing and securing excellent business relationships.

The successful candidate will be based at our Paisley Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations as required.

If you believe you can make a real impact we would like to hear from you.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available on our website.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 30th September 2016

Interviews will be held on:  Tuesday 11th October 2016 (Paisley Campus)

UWS is Committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.  UWS is a “Two Ticks” employer.  University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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