Finance Business Partner, Glasgow (Hybrid)
Rutherford Cross
January 4, 2024
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Public Sector and Not for Profit
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide
£40-50k (depending on experience)


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working in partnership with a leading not-for-profit organisation in order to appoint a Finance Business Partner.

Our client currently operates across 28 local authorities, with 125 staff who help support over 4,500 people throughout Scotland each year. The charity is now requiring a Finance Business Partner to join the team as they continue to grow. Reporting to the Finance Director, this is a brilliant opportunity for a fully qualified, part-qualified or 'Qualified By Experience' Accountant.

Ideally, the role would suit an individual with strong analytical skills and a proven track record of building and maintaining strong relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To liaise with senior colleagues and External Partners to prepare accurate monthly and quarterly funding Claims, within required timescales and ensuring all funds have been applied in accordance with the funding conditions, for review by local authorities and other funding partners
  • To liaise and to build strong working relationships with local authorities and other external funding bodies to ensure these Claims are verified and approved in a timely fashion, including receipt of cash funds
  • To assist other FBP’s and senior managers in providing financial analysis and advice, over all areas of the Group, in a timely, user-friendly format that will also enable non-finance managers to understand the financial performance of their allocated areas
  • To assist in the preparation and setting of key internal reports including the annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • To lead on the preparation of month-end financial reports and key statistics for specific areas of the business, including following up and resolving all outstanding issues
  • To assist with the preparation financial tenders for new services ensuring that accurate costings are calculated to ensure the financial sustainability of the Charity moving forward
  • To have line-management responsibility for the development and performance of the Assistant Finance Business Partner, including regular reviews and providing support when required
  • To represent the Finance Department in and to contribute to regular internal and external meetings with senior staff
  • To ensure compliance with organisational policies and procedures


The Individual:

  • A Qualified / Part-Qualified or ‘Qualified By Experience’ Accountant
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience of working towards tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Highly proficient in Office 365 and other common technology platforms
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • A high level of interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Significant personal drive and resilience
  • Self-management skills and the ability to meet duties effectively


On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary of up to £50k (depending on experience)
  • Flexible / Hybrid working model
  • 8% Employer pension contribution
  • 32 days annual leave


For more information, please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.

Telephone: +447432482882
Email: [email protected]

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