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Finance Business Partner - South (4627)

We’re looking for a Finance Business Partner in the South!

The role:

12 month Fixed Term Contract.

This is a field based position covering the South of the country. Ideally you will have good access to transport links.

To provide a high quality and customer focused business partnering service to allocated Regional Director and Area Managers to deliver business plans in a supportive and challenging manner.  To provide the link between Operations and Finance.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Prepare annual budgets at a practice level, ensuring the appropriate level of stretch is applied to deliver business objectives in conjunction with operational managers appreciating where it is appropriate to drive improvements in profitability.
  • Interpret and explain latest performance, ensuring stakeholders are fully informed of conclusions and recommendations.
  • Support and coach area / practice managers with their financial comprehension to cascade wider understanding and control within the operational business.
  • Create appropriate reporting that helps to track business objectives, ensuring consistency with other Business Partners and Central Reporting.
  • Support and drive change initiatives locally, supporting the relevant operational manager with financial impact modelling and on the ground support in conjunction with other field-based colleagues (HR, Clinical, Property etc.).
  • Provide support to CAPEX initiatives, understanding the payback required on specific investments and tracking the results e.g. new surgeries, relocations.
  • Work directly with IT / other finance teams to resolve system / process issues, and support future enhancements to reporting.
  • Be an active member of the regional team, attending regional / area meetings and sharing best practice with other Finance Business Partners.
  • Supporting the integration of new practices into BUPA finance processes.
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required.

What we’re looking for:


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) / qualified by experience with appropriate financial understanding.
  • Advanced Excel and data manipulation skills (modelling, pivot tables)
  • Comfortable explaining finance concepts to non-finance people and building strong working relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and projects at the same time.
  • Able to be in the field 3 -4 days per week.


  • Interested in the operational side of the business - key to retain information on individual practices to explain performance.
  • Previous experience of working in a business partnering role 

About Us:

Here at Bupa Dental Care our people are at the heart of everything we do, because we care.  We have created environments where people can look forward to coming to work, feel empowered and benefit from working collaboratively with brilliant & talented experts.

Bupa Dental Care were formed when Bupa acquired the well-established Oasis Dental Care business. Our aim is simple: to deliver world-class patient care in the world of dentistry. We want Bupa Dental Care to be the brand of choice for patients, clinicians and all the people who want to build a career in this field.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 25 days holiday and the option to buy or sell up to 5 extra days
  • Progression and development
  • Contributory pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount in over 7000 retailers

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