Head of IT Business Partnering Finance

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere


New senior level opportunity for a Head of IT Business Partnering Finance.

The IT Business Partner is the senior Technology partner aligning directly to the Finance function and is accountable for the end-to-end technology solutions supporting the function.

In this role you will be tasked with developing and maintaining the Group Finance IT Roadmap, which is aligned to both the Finance and IT strategies and is integrated with the overall Finance portfolio.

The successful applicant will also own   service partnerships   on behalf of the Finance function, working closely with relevant Service Managers in IT platforms, Infrastructure and Cloud.

In addition, you will be experienced in;

  • Establishing consolidated risk focus across end-to-end platforms and applications
  • Driving transparent planning, budgeting and performance reporting for the business
  • Business partnering to shape and deliver change effectively and efficiently, working in conjunction with Finance, wider IT units and vendors
  • Driving and delivering technology innovation


  • Senior representation into Group Finance (and/or Finance units in BU’s) and AII for IT service and change
  • Acting as the lead interface and senior technology partner for the business in LT sessions, steercos and other boards
  • Working in partnership with the business to develop a rolling 3-year IT strategy aligned to the Finance unit ambitions
  • Driving proactive Service management / Operational Stability / Operational Resilience
  • Proactive management of IT service and security weaknesses
  • Building and maintaining strong and effective relations with the vendors providing service to Finance.
  • Support Corporate Functions CIO in the management of critical vendors (e.g. Oracle, SAP, Blackline, etc.)
  • Delivery of change

What do I need to know?

  • Good knowledge of business, markets and products
  • Significant knowledge of Finance and Actuarial processes and supporting technologies
  • Extensive leadership experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building, as well as the ability to collaborate and deliver through other teams

What will you get for this role?

  • Competitive salary depending on location, skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva
At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions!

The way we do this is important too, we’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Ben Parker a call on 07833239394 or send an email to   [email protected] .

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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