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Flexible across Scotland, G40 4EH
£47,887 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for the provision of high quality financial information and analysis, expert advice and support to their portfolios, supporting service leads to effectively manage service delivery within available financial resources, and deliver optimal value for public money from their business area.

As the portfolio’s primary interface for the Finance function, the role will facilitate the required support from all Finance communities of expertise to deliver our customers’ strategic requirements in a timely and efficient manner.

The jobholder will facilitate and direct other Finance functional areas and their resources, such as the Business Intelligence Team, through active contribution to the work planning process, and, as necessary, through direct engagement with staff in different Finance functions involved in delivering outcomes to their portfolio.


You will have extended post-qualification experience in delivering finance business partnering in a large, complex organisation; and extensive experience of financial reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting processes.

You will have experience in the preparation of business cases, and provision of analysis and insight to support investment decision making; in the development and monitoring of savings and efficiency plans; and in the improvement of financial processes and financial management information.

You will have proven experience of effectively and constructively negotiating with non-finance stakeholders, and challenging financial information to secure optimal value for money from services; and experience of delivering high quality results and being able to manage competing priorities in an effective and resilient manner.

These full time posts are X2 permanent and x1 temporary for up to 12 months. They will require Management Level Vetting.You will work 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded


- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increments

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union

- Cycle to Work Scheme


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of five years immediately prior to application.


Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – 1731