St Paul’s Cathedral is seeking a Finance Business Partner, a key role in the Finance Department, deputising for the Head of Finance as well as working directly and independently with senior leaders across the organisation to support decision making. Working closely with both the Director of Corporate Services and Head of Finance they will play an important role in ensuring that the Cathedral is making the very best use of its funds whilst maintaining and developing a strong financial control framework.
This is a key role in the Finance Department, deputising for the Head of Finance as well as working directly and independently with senior leaders across the organisation to support decision-making. Working closely with both the Director of Corporate Services and Head of Finance they will play an important role in ensuring that SPC is making the very best use of its funds whilst maintaining and developing a strong financial control framework.
Focusing on income generation and capital projects which together support the preservation and maintenance of the Cathedral, this post will provide insightful financial reports and in depth analysis to enable high-quality decision-making.
This role also takes responsibility for the provision of financial information on and for the Cathedral’s associated Trusts, from reports to the Board and the Development Team, through to the preparation of the draft statutory accounts as well as acting as the key contact for these external audits.
This role is highly customer focused and the incumbent will need to be able to build strong relationships at all levels across the organisation.
Ideally, qualified (ACA, ACCA, or CIMA) or part qualified with relevant experience in a similar role.
The other requirements are as follows:
The successful candidate will be in sympathy with, and in their work support, the Christian aims and mission of St Paul’s Cathedral.
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
Introduction to working at St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s draws together a very diverse set of activities, projections and aspirations. It is the Cathedral of the Diocese of London and the seat of its Bishop, a national church and an international spiritual focus, a space for worship and holiness, a place of debate and challenge, an icon of resilience in the face of adversity, an architectural heritage centre, a partner in the City of London, and a commercial enterprise. In addition to holding four services every day (five on Sundays), St Paul’s is open for sight-seeing six days a week, and in 2018 welcomed over 850,000 paying visitors.
Our Mission Statement
St Paul’s Cathedral seeks to enable people in all their diversity to encounter the transforming presence of God in Jesus Christ.
Welcoming – we all offer a warm inclusive welcome to everyone: our colleagues, volunteers and each one of our visitors.
Responsible –We are people of integrity, each responsible for part of the whole of the Cathedral’s work, looking after the Cathedral for the next generation.
Engaging – we seek to engage everyone in our mission, at the Cathedral, within London and across the World.
Nourishing – As a community we work together in a learning environment, aiming for the highest possible standards in everything we do whilst acknowledging that we cannot do everything.