Finance Business Partner

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £38,312 to £46,065

Location: Kirkcaldy

Work Location: Iona House, Kirkcaldy

Working Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary Grade: FC9 – £38,312 to £46,065

Job Reference: ON000388

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. A leadership-oriented organisation, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

We are seeking a Finance Business Partner to provide leadership, support and expert guidance to internal colleagues and partners in a way that will enable and support the delivery of OnFife’s financial strategies and ensure we continue to deliver quality cultural services in Fife.

The Role

As Finance Business Partner, you’ll use your professional financial expertise to provide strategic guidance and support, building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with the Board, Executive Team and Senior Leadership Team at OnFife. Engaging with colleagues across the organisation, you’ll support budget holders to help develop their annual budgets as well as analyse and interpret financial performance to guarantee good governance is maintained. Working with the Head of Finance, you’ll ensure that the financial management of OnFife is done in adherence with all statutory and regulatory requirements, whilst providing financial clarity to inform decision making and action.

OnFife has seen considerable change recently with a significant restructure almost complete. As a member of our Corporate Services Team, you will motivate and support others to help develop their skills and confidence whilst setting clear and unambiguous financial strategy and direction.

Working collaboratively with OnFife colleagues, you’ll embrace an equitable and co-ordinated approach to delivery and development, demonstrating the vision, empathy, and agility to contribute at the highest level.

You can view the full job description here.

The Successful Candidate

We’re looking for a collaborative and commercially focused finance professional with the experience to support strategic delivery across a large organisation. Of graduate calibre with supporting CCAB professional qualification or QBE to an equivalent level with professional qualification, you’ll demonstrate extensive generalist finance knowledge and expertise across all disciplines including the charity sector and be able to support non-financial managers to understand these disciplines and apply them in their own work.

Engaging with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, your expert guidance will be utilised to help implement sustainable complex change projects and initiatives. Highly developed communication skills are critical to the role; you will be comfortable giving guidance and challenge, seeking to use your financial knowledge to improve existing systems and bring about improvement in process and procedure. A creative thinker, your financial acumen will provide targeted strategic insights across every department in OnFife. Budget management experience is a must-have, as is the ability to initiate and promote continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will join a coaching oriented company who are vested in personal development and who offer an exciting leadership development programme. In addition, you will profit from a contributory pension scheme, employee discounts, generous annual leave, flexible working along with a range of wellbeing initiatives.

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity for the right person to join an organisation that’s committed to excellence in cultural delivery for the people of Fife.

How to Apply

To request an information pack please contact Carolyn Hughes Carolyn will take CVs and covering letter by way of application.

Closing date – Friday 16th September at 5pm.

Square Peg HR are our recruitment partner for this role.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Deadline: Thursday 15/09/2022