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Finance Business Partnering

Develop Global Core Partnering Programme

Finance Business Partner: typically a finance professional aligned to a business unit and responsible for operating as a strategic partner and member of the senior management team.

Their remit is to enhance the quality of business decision-making, develop financial competence and support and challenge the team.

The partner understands business drivers and manages key stakeholder relationships to ensure business needs and service requirements are met, and will also work closely with colleagues across the Finance community to input into wider financial strategy.

Whilst the job title of Finance Business Partner is increasingly popular, it is not used universally, with some organisations preferring to retain traditional job titles, such as Finance Manager and Financial Controller. The job title, however, is secondary to the key purpose of the role, which is about the transition from financial analyst or relationship manager to strategic partner

Our solutions can be:

  • Accessed individually
  • Delivered in a variety of formats such as face-to-face workshops; elearning packages, videos, webinars, toolkits, action learning sets
  • Tailored to meet the needs of your organisation
  • Bespoke to meet the development needs for all roles within Finance
  • Packaged as a programme or 'Finance Academy' to support the development of Finance Professionals in your organisation (Download a copy of our Finance Academy here )

For more information on our solutions such as running workshops in-house, elearning, videos, consultancy, or our public courses please contact:

  • Shirley Dalziel +44 (0)7740 737739
  • Judith Strange +44 (0)7866 676230

Example Workshops

  • Finance Partnering the Business
  • Developing as a Finance Business Partner
  • Developing Strategic Influence for Finance
  • Business Consultancy for Finance
  • Shared Services
  • Lean Finance
  • Advanced Communication and Influencing for Finance
  • Coaching Skills for Finance
  • Fast Track Partnering Skills for Finance
  • Holding Difficult Conversations with Stakeholders
  • Fraud Risk Management for Business
"I found the course extremely useful and a thorough exploration of the BP concept. The training material is top quality" Rodney Semple, Gloucestershire County Council"

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