Divisional Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Divisional Finance Business Partner

Department: Finance

Location: London (+ occasional travel)

Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus + excellent company benefits

Full Time – Permanent Contract 

ICS is the UK’s leading healthcare solutions platform. Our aim, which underpins everything we do, is to be the first choice for health, life sciences and social care professionals and clients. Our recent achievements have seen us outperform our main competitors with strong growth across each of our markets.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Business partner to join our growing finance team based at our London offices.

Reporting into the COO and Financial Director, you will act as a commercial business partner to our Managed Workforce division, which provides outsourced staffing solutions to NHS Trusts and private sector healthcare businesses and workforce consulting services.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Exposure to clients, actively partaking in client contract negotiations and acting as a commercial sounding board for contracts, bids and tender’s negotiation.
  • Management of working capital performance to minimise cash absorption of the business.
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and building and maintaining financial models.
  • Work with the COO to evaluate strategic options for the division. There is a strong theme of supporting the COO in implementing improved use of technology to improve candidate and client experience and efficiency.
  • Critically evaluate the financial performance of the business and proactively bring to management’s attention areas of financial or operational inefficiency and recommendations for improvements.
  • Establish a good working relationship between the front and back office functions, and between divisional operations and central functions, particularly around the management and development of IT systems.
  • Business partner and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, some of whom may not be finance literate.
  • Improve the efficiency and strength of all financial processes to minimise back office costs and to accommodate the peaks and troughs of the business cycle.

  About You

  • Self-motivated and driven, ability to work without supervision                       
  • Strong decision maker and able to prioritise work-streams                 
  • Professional and strong customer ethos 
  • Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to build good working relationships both internally and externally                                            



  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Previous experience of working within a similar role
  • Previous experience of working within the recruitment sector – ideally a managed services/RPO function
  • Ability to prepare management information
  • Experienced in making commercial decisions

What we can offer you

In exchange for your hard work we can offer you a competitive salary + annual bonus, in addition to excellent company benefits which include 25 days annual leave + bank holidays which increase with years of service, company pension scheme where we match your contribution up to 5% plus many more benefits.

Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression, has resulted in excellent retention levels. If you are looking for a role where you are a valued member of a key business function, where you can push your career forward in a company that continues to grow year on year, then contact us now with your current CV to apply.

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Perks, Benefits and Reward


We recognise that everyone has different priorities and lifestyles, and our flexible benefits package reflects this. Benefits range from a matching contribution pension scheme and a healthcare cash plan to flexible holiday options and discounted shopping vouchers. 
• Buy and sell holiday
• Corporate discounts
• Career development
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted shopping vouchers
• Healthcare insurance
• Life assurance
• Matching pension scheme

Career Development

Our business is always changing, and so are you. To ensure you’re fully prepared for these changes and ready to reach your full potential we offer continuous learning and development. We’re passionate about helping our people grow and promote internal progression and mobility. 
• Management and leadership training
• On-boarding
• Personal development
• Role-specific training
• Work-based qualifications

Reward and Recognition

We want to share our successes, recognise excellent performance and promote healthy competition, which is why we offer competitive salaries, bonus schemes linked to performance and a whole host of recognition awards. Work hard and it’s entirely possible you’ll be recognised as an exceptional performer.
• Annual awards
• Exceptional performance awards
• Long service recognition


More than just a buzzword, we really do care about your wellbeing and encourage you to do the same. Our health and wellbeing coaches run smoking cessation and weight loss campaigns to help our people to achieve a healthier lifestyle. We also have a number of qualified mental health first aiders providing a vital support network, discounted gym memberships, free fruit; and our employee assistance programme is there to help you with life’s little ups and downs.
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Employee assistance programme
• Flexible working
• Free fruit
• Healthcare cash plans
• Mental health first aiders
• Paid time off for charity work 
• Staff wellbeing initiatives 

Our Culture



Independent Clinical Services is a global workforce management solutions and services provider for the health and life science sectors. We know that our people are what drive our success. We foster an environment that enables them to be individuals, to be entrepreneurial, and to make tangible contributions towards the growth of our businesses. 


We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.




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