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Finance Business Partner

Job summary

Salary £37418 - £45241
Location Glasgow
Hours Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date 08 October 2019 at midnight
Reference IRC74238E
Employment Type Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for two Finance Business Partners within Social Security Scotland based in Glasgow. These are permanent and pensionable appointments and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The successful candidates will join the new social security agency which will deliver devolved Benefits to the people of Scotland. We are recruiting for two enthusiastic Finance Business Partners to help shape the development of the Corporate Finance team that supports the agency. Our top priority is to ensure the safe and secure transition of 11 benefits for the 1.4 million people who rely on them in Scotland.

Qualifications Required 
For jobs in Band B and C you must hold a minimum of 3 highers or equivalent.

CCAB Qualified or finalist.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Strong Financial management experience, with the ability to generate, identify and interrogate financial data to support decision making and assure appropriate accountability and use of public funds.
2. Proven ability to work on your own initiative, coping with the demands of a fast paced challenging environment where opportunities need to be quickly realised, whilst managing competing priorities and ensuring deadlines are met.
3. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with a proven ability to explain financial information effectively to both finance and non-finance professionals.
4. Effective people management skills. Must be credible with staff, creating conditions to build confident and effective teams that empower, value, develop and motivate people.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Stephanie Glavin who can be reached at Stephanie.Glavin@socialsecurity.gov.scot or 0141 473 9705.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8500 or via recruitment@gov.scot 

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