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Assistant Finance Business Partner OCC266611

Job details


Salary range: £50,884 - £53,936 per annum

Work location: County Hall, Oxford - Hybrid working with some office attendance required

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working 

Contract type: Permanent

The opportunity


Badenoch and Clark are thrilled to be assisting Oxfordshire County Council with the recruitment of 8 new and exciting roles across their Finance team, and need the best people, to help in delivering the next chapter of their story. The Directors are committed to delivering their vision of a Thriving Oxfordshire. As a key enabling service, the Finance Team play a major part, every day, in helping to achieve that vision.

‘Delivering the Future Together’ is their programme for change, to help them become a great place to work and the organisation they want to be. The challenges are stimulating, and the opportunities to make a difference are plenty.

The Finance Team is well respected across the Council and takes great pride in delivering an effective financial strategy, that is supporting innovation & creativity, and driving effective financial management.

The role


Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, this key finance role will provide the operational management of the Finance Business Partnering Team supporting the Children's Services Directorate (Social Care and Education), working closely with the Director and Senior Officers, and finance colleagues to deliver their ambitions for the children and young people of Oxfordshire. The post holder will manage a team of three, two Management Accountants and an Assistant Management Accountant.

The successful incumbent will provide professional support, advice and guidance to the Directors, their senior management teams and the Cabinet Portfolio Holders. This will involve providing strategic financial insight, analysis and commercial thinking for decision making, including the validation of the Business & Budget Planning, Financial Monitoring and Final Accounts processes.

What is critically important is the ability to provide an effective business partnering service, that supports the Corporate Director, and their senior management team enabling them to achieve excellent financial management and business objectives.

Oxfordshire Finance Team is a great team to work for and they have clear values and behaviours that they work to. They are an integral part of the operations at Oxfordshire County Council, and pride themselves on their delivery, standards, and customer service.

Rewards and benefits


It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development. 


We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

Would you like to know more?


For further information, including the Job Description, please visit www.thrivingoccfinance.co.uk 

If you are hungry and passionate to deliver and improve services, as part of ‘Team Oxfordshire’ we would be delighted to hear from you. 


Badenoch and Clark are assisting Oxfordshire County Council with this recruitment. Please contact Ben Glitherow, Business Manager, to find out more detail and how to apply:

Ben Glitherow: 07808 782801
Email: ben.glitherow@badenochandclark.com


Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion


At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff.


Our commitment to safeguarding


Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.


Guaranteed interviews


As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.


We are open to discussions about flexible working.


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