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Senior Finance Business Partner

Posted: 4 Sep 2019 Closes: 13 Sep 2019
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As a Senior Finance Business Partner at Hs2 you will Lead the Corporate Finance Business Partnering team to provide financial support and critical analytical challenge to directorates to ensure the organisation achieves financial targets and delivers value for money within the budgets set by the comprehensive spending review.


About the role:

  • Through Leadership of the Corporate Finance Business partnering team you will be responsible for accurate IFRS accounting.
  • You will Drive consistent month end reporting and review of all corporate directorate

  • You will Provides justification and supporting evidence of accounting treatments to NAO Auditors as required.

  • By leading business Planning and forecasting process you will provide guidance on planning principles & expectations as provided by HS2 business planning.

  • You will manage Budgets by supporting corporate Directors in determining the appropriate disaggregation & delegations to Sectors / Contracts.

  • By Providing workforce Actual costs & forecast information you will inform programme estimates.

  • You will review and Financial Endorsement of Change and Investment Papers.

  • You will provide assurance to the Finance Director that reported expenditure and contract payments are appropriate.  

It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.






About You
  • You can Lead a Corporate Finance Business Partnering team to co-ordinate with other others areas of the business.
  • You have the Ability to influence and build working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • You will be a CCAB qualified accountant.
  • You are able to interpret financial information and determine appropriate IFRS accounting treatment.
  • You can use Excel spreadsheets to analyse large and complex data sets and provide useful management information
  • You can prioritise, making insightful recommendations on the options for allocation of scarce resources;
  • You are experienced in a working in a Project environment.
  • You can use financial information to inform project decisions, recognising consequence against cost, schedule and quality.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a diverse environment working on some highly interesting projects with Hs2.
It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.
In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.
HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.
HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.


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