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Senior Finance Business Partner

Teach First


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Teach First as a Senior Finance Business Partner and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of educational equality.


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Multiple Locations - UK

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In-person- United Kingdom, United Kingdom,London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Teach First is a dynamic charity with a mission to level the educational playing field for children from all backgrounds. As a changemaker in the education sector, Teach First is at the forefront of addressing educational disparities, offering an impactful and fulfilling work environment for those passionate about social justice.

  • Strategic financial leadership for various programmes
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and management reporting expertise
  • Project representation and process improvement initiatives
  • Providing analytical support to stakeholders
  • Ensuring optimal use of income and expenditure in support of our mission
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA, ACA) or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in conveying complex information clearly and confidently
  • Skilled in stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Strategic and detailed-oriented approach
  • Review job description on our careers website
  • Submit CV and tailored cover letter
  • Be prepared for interviews starting from 25th March

Teach First is a charity organization committed to building a fair education for all children. We are making progress every day, but we need more help to take on this big challenge. We are looking for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join our team.

The Role: As a Senior Finance Business Partner, you will understand and support the programmes we work with, adding value to decisions. The focus of this role will be budgeting, forecasting and management reporting as well as representing our team in organisation-wide projects and driving consistent improvement in processes to add value to Teach First. This role provides strategic analysis to support and challenge our stakeholders in making the right decisions for our growing organisation. We are a critical friend to the organisation, ensuring that we are maximising the impact of our income and expenditure for our social mission.

Job Requirements: We are looking for a qualified accountant (CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA or ACA), or someone qualified by experience in business partnering roles. You should be able to convey complex issues with clarity, brevity and confidence, promote dialogue with stakeholders through active listening and effective questioning and can adapt style to maximise support and engagement. You should also maintain a broad and strategic perspective and an awareness of details.

Benefits: Teach First’s core benefits include 27 days holiday per annum (3 of which must be taken during the holiday shutdown period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day), participation in the pension scheme via Salary Exchange (with an employer contribution of up to 6%), life assurance, income protection and private healthcare. Through our flexible benefits platform access to subsidised dental membership, health screening, discounted gym membership, travel insurance, Give As You Earn and the option to buy annual leave.

Application Details: Take a look at the job description and then complete an application on our careers website. Make sure you’ve got your CV and cover letter showing how you meet our essentials ready to upload. We are expecting interviews to take place on and from 25th March.

Additional Information: This role is based within the UK. Teach First has a responsibility to ensure that every employee has the legal right to work in the UK. Every employee is required to supply the appropriate documents to prove that they have the right to work in the UK before and where applicable throughout their employment with Teach First.


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