Finance Business Partner Assistant

Home Based

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Home Based
£25,000 - £35,000
Closing date
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Total hours per week

About Shaw Trust  

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Finance Business Partner Assistant  

We need an experienced and dedicated Finance Business Partner Assistant to provide high quality and timely financial information and analysis to Shaw Trust’s Finance Business Partner Team and key external stakeholders. You will be working as part of a wider team 12 colleagues delivering accurate, efficient and insightful financial management support services to the Charity.   
We need a customer focused individual who will is able to use their commercial acumen to ensure service quality is maximised and organisational financial performance targets are achieved. 
We need someone who is comfortable without daily direct supervision and comfortable developing excellent working relations with a wide range of colleagues in a large (£200m+) turnover dispersed organisation. 


You will have:

  • CCAB qualification or actively working towards one or equivalent
  • Relevant experience in the production of monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts 
  • High financial awareness, with the ability to communicate complex financial management information in a straightforward way 
  • A good working knowledge of all Microsoft applications, with good working skills in Excel 
  • Good, proven, people management skills 
  • Ability both to identify required process improvements and to design and implement those improvements 
  • Ability to work with accuracy within deadlines 

Download the Job Description for full details.


Home Based

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to the lives of young people, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: 

Join a diverse and inclusive organisation

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.

In our most recent colleague survey “86% of our colleagues say we demonstrate a true commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion”.

In addition;

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK.
  • We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 
  • Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

If you have accessibility requirements and/or would like further information about the role, please contact:  

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.