Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner – Glasgow – £40,000

You are looking for a rare, one-of-a-kind opportunity for your next career move.

You want to contribute to an organisation with a purpose that is impactful and has touched many of us in our personal lives.

You want to be part of a finance team that powers an organisation that not only has an undeniable presence in Scotland but also worldwide.


Are You Who We’re Looking For?

You are a highly motivated and experienced finance professional who can work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels. You will have:

  • A professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in management accounts, business partnering, and scenario planning
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to collate, analyse, and present financial information at a high level
  • Strong commercial awareness and knowledge of the external business environment
  • Experience managing large data sets and with systems implementation


What Does the Day-to-Day Look Like?

  • Preparing the annual budget and forward financial forecasts as directed
  • Preparing statutory accounts and year-end returns as directed
  • Coordinating the annual capital expenditure bidding process
  • Preparing regular, accurate data for statutory returns, including but not limited to HESA, TRAC, OSCR, SFC, ONS Returns; FOI Requests; ad hoc requests for information
  • Preparing programme reviews and developing new programme costings as directed
  • Preparing student number status reports and reconciling them to the data held in the finance system
  • Conducting value-for-money reviews of the Conservatoire’s operation
  • Administering insurance cover and the annual renewal process
  • Collating information for Theatre and Orchestral Tax Relief returns
  • Developing and enhancing management information systems in support of the Conservatoire’s evolving requirements
  • Supporting budget managers in specific management accounting tasks, including the production of business cases and where necessary supporting the preparation of bid documentation for project funds
  • Updating and maintaining the finance process handbook
  • Producing annual Financial KPIs
  • Overseeing system implementations, scenario planning, and the development of finance projections for strategic projects
  • Overseeing credit control function
  • Build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with institutional partners, including Senior Management, Academic Heads of Department, and Professional Services departments
  • Deliver ad-hoc and in-depth analysis to provide insights to help shape Finance and Payroll Policies, strategy, and business initiatives
  • Ensure secure handling of data in line with our client’s policies


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please get in touch with Ashlene McFadden on and 07933829964 or click the apply button below to send in your CV.

Accountancy & Finance
Job Posted: 
Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Closing Date: 
Tue, 26 Dec 2023

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