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Met office - Finance business partner

Job Title: Met office - Finance business partner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Exeter
Salary: Market related
REF: DC/08/12/2023
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Met office – Finance business partner

Location – Exeter, EX1 3PB

40 per week – On going contract - £312.47per day

Hybrid working with at least 1 day per week in Exeter office.

The Finance Business Support team is responsible for providing the Met Office with expert financial guidance, control and best practice to support key decisions at all levels to deliver corporate objectives.

The team consists of 7 Business Accountants, supported by a team of assistants, and managed by the Head of Finance Business Support. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Executive Directors, Associate Directors and Business Managers providing expert financial advice on matters such as investment appraisal and bids, to ensure effective financial management and control in the Met Office.

  • Advise managers in the preparation of investment appraisals, business cases and bids to ensure integrity/accuracy and good presentation.
  • Review and monitor Met Office finances to ensure accuracy of numbers in line with standards and to highlight risk.
  • Facilitate the production of budgets, plans and forecasts to ensure affordability and balanced risk.
  • Provide expert financial support/advice to colleagues and managers to enable effective financial management.
  • Control expenditure in line with budgets/approved expenditure by providing financial concurrence to purchase requisitions, staff recruitment, credit notes and credit approvals.

To find out more information please contact Deanna at  

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity.