Job title: Finance Business Partner - Custodial
Base location: Doncaster & Lowdham sites, and working from home
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + Bonus (10-20%) + Car/car allowance (£4,200) + comprehensive benefits package
As a global FTSE 250 company with over 500 contracts across 20 countries we rely on the support of our Finance Business Partners to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently.
In this role within Serco's Justice & Immigration Finance team, you will act as a trusted point of contact for Serco's business leaders, to support profitable and sustainable growth of Serco's services.
As key member of the team, it will be your responsibility to understand Serco's strategic priorities, as well as those of our customers, in order to provide commercial and financial decision support. You will transform financial and non-financial information into insights, which influence decision making to improve financial performance of Serco services.
To improve shareholder value, you will support Serco to win good business. You will work with a portfolio of contracts/services to challenge assumptions, influence decisions, and make recommendations for efficiency improvements to sustain growth.
In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and a great opportunity to drive significant improvements for Serco while developing your knowledge of the operations of this large diverse business.
What you'll need to do the role
To be considered for this role it is essential that you are a qualified accountant to ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent level, or that you would be qualified by experience.
The successful applicant will be commercially minded and customer focused. You must have demonstrable experience of business partnering key skills, having collaborated with business leaders (including those with non-financial backgrounds and at senior levels) within a complex business environment. You must be able to evidence the ability to influence, negotiate, listen to, and resolve conflicts with key decision makers.
A key requirement for this role is experience of adding value in a commercially orientated bidding and contracting environment, with experience of understanding relationships between key financial and non-financial business value drivers.
You must be able to interpret and deal with incomplete data, and have the capability to exercise judgement where there is ambiguity. You must be able to highlight problems, offer innovative and practical solutions, and drive through their execution.
Meaningful and vital work: As part of the Service Delivery team, you'll be able to strongly influence the finance divisions' efforts that help Serco to deliver essential public services, making a real difference to society.
A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, you can build a fulfilling career doing work aligned to your strengths and interests.
Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.
What we offer
- Up to £70,000 basic salary
- Company Car Allowance
- Private Medical Insurance
- Contributory pension scheme
- An autonomous and supportive culture
- The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services