This role can be based out of either the London, Bristol or Belfast offices. Our Client are looking for a Senior Finance Officer/Finance Manager to provide management accounting and business partnering to the Portfolio Finance team. The business partner is a key, visible point of contact for budget holders. This role will include support across various programmes within the Client's investment portfolio and covers all aspects of the day-to-day financial and management accounting. Key duties will include:Month-end accounts preparation and associated accounting entries.Reviewing financial performance of projects and working with projects to test and update detailed forecasts each month.Financial reporting / presentation to Project BoardsSupporting investment appraisal of Business Cases / investment opportunities. Qualifications:Affiliate or Full Member of Association of Accounting Technicians or a Qualified Accountancy qualification or Part-qualified and actively working towards full professional Accountancy Qualification i.e. CCAB, CIMA or equivalent.Skills/Experience:Experience working in an accounting environmentKnowledge and understanding of accounting policies and practices including journals, reconciliations and internal controls.Knowledge and understanding of producing management accounts, variance analysis, business case analysis and costing.Proven analytical skills with experience of providing written/oral advice to senior managementStrong Excel modelling skills (desirable)Experience managing/leading a team (desirable)Business Partnering experience and/or experience working with Technology teams and Change projects (desirable)Experience of working with large investment programmes (desirable) Senior Finance Officer/Finance Manager (SC Cleared), Management, Accounting, Business Partner, Portfolio Finance, Budget Holders, Investment, Financial, Account, Accountant, Financial Performance, Forecast, Project Board, Reporting, Report, Investment Appraisal, Business Case, Investment, Association of Accounting Technicians, Qualified Accountant, Part-Qualified, CCAB, CIMA, Policy, Practice, Journal, Reconciliation, Internal Control, Variance Analyst, Business Case Analysis, Costing, Excel Modelling, Change, Investment, SC Cleared, SC Clearance, Security Cleared, Security Clearance, Government, London, Bristol, Belfast, Public Sector.