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        Senior Finance Business Partner

        Job number IS-SFBP-NFP

        Salary

        £62,938

        Sector

        Not-for-profit

        Function

        Finance

        Location

        London - Hybrid*

        Job Type

        Permanent

        This is an exciting time for the National Gallery as we prepare to celebrate our Bicentenary.

        This role offers a fantastic opportunity to help shape the future of the Gallery as we begin our third century by influencing our financial strategy to keep our ambitious programme of activities sustainable and delivering optimal value for money.

        In the role, you will be responsible for leading the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting cycles at the group level, as well as ensuring that monthly reporting is timely, accurate, and continuously evolving to best suit the needs of the business. You will be expected to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders to become a trusted and valued advisor, and be someone who can influence financial and operation outcomes through insights, analysis, and guidance that will directly impact business performance.

        Key areas of responsibilities:

        • To manage the monthly reporting process for the Group as a whole, to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results to the Head of Finance, Budget Holders, the Executive Board, and Trustees, including operating result, projects, capital, risks and opportunities.
        • Coordinate the review of actual and forecast results against budget, obtaining and recording variance explanations, identifying material issues and mitigating actions.
        • To lead the annual budget process and quarterly forecasts for the group, including agreement of an overall framework and communication with budget holders.
        • Coordinate the preparation of budget schedules (revenue, capital and projects) and consolidation of the budget pack for presentation to the Executive, Finance Committee, and the main Trustee board.
        • To support the Head of Finance in the development of the financial plan in line with the Group’s operational plan and targets.
        • Lead the FP&A team in maintaining the short, medium and long term financial plans for the Group.
        • To continue to develop reporting processes and tools to ensure that they adhere to best practice and meet the needs of stakeholders.

        Who are we looking for?

        • A formally qualified Accountant with relevant experience in a planning and organisational performance management role
        • You think strategically, seeing the bigger picture, making connections and critiquing the strategy and plan to make it stronger.
        • Experience of managing and developing staff.
        • An excellent communicator who is able to influence at all levels within the organisation
        • Ability to work on own initiative, assess priorities and be proactive.

        Benefits for working at the National Gallery:

        • Civil service pension scheme with employer contribution rate up to 28%
        • Gallery related benefits including free tickets to gallery exhibitions
        • Onsite classes and workshops
        • Holiday trading scheme and many more!

        National Gallery is fully open to sector experience. As such we welcome candidates from industry, charity or practice backgrounds.

        Timetable:

        Closing deadline: Sunday 28th April

        Interview: w/c 6th May

        Next steps?

        To apply for this position, email Iain Slinn on iainslinn@allenlne.co.uk or to discuss further call on 07450 637439.

        If you are interested in other finance roles within the not-for-profit sector, please view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Iain Slinn

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