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Head of Finance Business Partners

London Metropolitan University - Finance

Location: London
Salary: Up to £60,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th August 2018
Closes: 22nd August 2018
Job Ref: 18FIN0801

Salary range: Up to £60,000

Full-time (35 hours per week)

Location: Holloway Site (Tower Building)


London Metropolitan University is committed to making education available to people from all walks of life and plays an important role in society and our local community.  We offer a diverse range of courses across a range of disciplines in three locations across London.

The University is among the top performers in the field of outreach, extending opportunity to those in all parts of society to utilise Higher Education in order to develop personally and professionally, increase their life choices and evolve citizenship. The University is committed to creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. London Met graduates benefit personally, but contribute to society, culture, public service and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.


The Head of Finance Business Partners is the senior professional role supporting financial business planning in the University. Heading up a team of financial business partners, you will be responsible for providing detailed financial analysis and management information to the University’s senior leadership and management to enable them to make informed decisions and to

track progress when decisions have been implemented.

You will advise on the development of successful business cases to support investment and use your commercial expertise to help develop clear and measurable benefits from investment proposals that support decision-making.

The University uses wide range of management information to plan and manage its activities. The University is also required to submit a range of compliance returns. You will be responsible for ensuring that financial information in our returns is of the highest quality.

You will contribute to the identification of improvements and new opportunities that help deliver the University’s aims and will influence strategic decision making through persuasion and through your analysis and reporting of key information to strategic decision makers.

You will be the custodian of the University’s financial planning outputs, receiving, recording and reporting strategic decisions.

You will be the go-to person for University financial management information and key performance indicators, leading the provision of a single source of accurate metrics that are accessible, robust and meaningful to the University.


The online application form must be completed in full. If you wish to attach an additional document such as a CV you may do so (please follow the instructions). We cannot accept a CV on its own as a job application.

Applications are welcome from candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience.

If you are a displaced member of staff and wish to be considered for this post as a possible redeployment opportunity, please download the Skills Profile from the link below and send the completed form to the HR Recruitment Team by email at You may also submit a CV and/or a supporting statement in addition to the skills profile.

Applications will only be considered from displaced internal staff in the first instance for the purpose of potential redeployment.


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