Sainsbury's Bank

Finance Business Partner

Sainsburys Bank Lochside and Home, Sainsbury's Bank 3 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 9DJ
Alternative locations
Coventry,West Midlands,United Kingdom
Widnes,Cheshire,United Kingdom
Manchester,Lancashire,United Kingdom
London,United Kingdom
Fixed-Term Assignment
Competitive Plus Benefits
Areas of business
Sainsbury's Bank
Closing date
2024/06/03 17:34:00
6 months
Job ID

Job Description

We’d all like amazing work to do, and real work-life balance. That’s waiting for you at Sainsbury’s Bank. “Bank by name, Sainsbury’s by nature” is the promise line we stand firmly behind, making sure we follow through on this by always offering value, making it easy and being an ally for our customers. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Because we know it’s by working together, and by bringing new, diverse ideas that creates the best experience for our customers and colleagues. As part of the wider Sainsbury’s Group, being one of the UK’s most trusted brands, it brings our colleagues a wealth of opportunities to fulfil their potential. Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.


Location - Hybrid with base location options of London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Coventry of Widnes with some possible travel to other offices (expenses covered)

Duration - 6 month FTC


Why join us

By joining Sainsbury's Bank as a Finance Business Partner, you will become part of a renowned organisation that values collaboration, innovation, and financial excellence. 

What you'll do
As a Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for acting as the primary interface between the Finance and product teams. In this role, you will provide crucial support to the product teams by conducting in-depth financial analysis, financial modelling, and challenge processes. 

Your main focus will be on ensuring the preparation of reliable and timely financial plans to support various aspects of business planning, pricing decisions, business cases, and ad hoc papers. This will involve providing financial modelling expertise, developing models and best practises to measure the impact of changes to the budgeted balance sheet and P & L positions, and actively participating in Product Management Committees to provide financial support and challenge on current and future business performance and plans.

you will additionally support on the production of the Individual Liquidity Adequacy Assessment (ILAA) and Individual Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) in terms of analysing the financial impact of stress scenarios and supplying commentary for inclusion in the PRA submitted documentation and supporting SLRP or SREP review meetings. 

Additionally, you will collaborate with other parts of Finance and Treasury to update capital and liquidity plan forecast models, and act as the primary point of contact within Finance for your product area, sharing business developments and ensuring their financial robustness. Overall, your role will contribute to the strategic decision-making process by providing meaningful financial insights and recommendations.


Who you are
As a Finance Business Partner for Sainsbury's Bank, you are a highly numerate and analytical professional (including heightened Excel skills and ideally Power BI) with a strong focus on providing financial expertise and support to the product teams.  Prior experience within financial services (with experience in lending products including credit cards is highly desirable.

Your excellent financial modelling skills and ability to conduct thorough analysis enable you to contribute to strategic and pricing decisions, as well as the preparation of reliable and timely financial plans.. 

With your strong communication skills, you effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and translate complex financial concepts into easily understandable terms.

 As a collaborative team player, you build strong relationships and challenge decisions to ensure the best outcomes. Your well-organized nature allows you to prioritise work effectively, meet deadlines, and perform under pressure. Additionally, your accountancy qualification and practical experience in financial reporting and management accounting or strong financial modelling qualifications and commercial experience demonstrate your expertise in the field. 

With a strong customer focus, you play a vital role in supporting the overall financial success of the organisation.



We are committed to being a truly inclusive retailer, so you’ll be welcomed whoever you are and wherever you work. Around here, there’s always the chance to try something new whether that’s as part of an evolving team or somewhere else across the business - and we take development seriously and promise to support you. We also recognise and celebrate colleagues when they go the extra mile and, where possible, offer flexible working. When you join our team, we’ll also offer you an amazing range of benefits. Here are some of them:
 Starting off with colleague discount, you'll be able to get 10% off at Sainsbury's, Argos, TU and Habitat after 4 weeks. This increases to 15% off at Sainsbury’s every Friday and Saturday and 15% off at Argos every pay day. We've also got you covered for your future with our pensions scheme and life cover. You'll also be able to share in our success as you may be eligible for a performance-related bonus of up to 30% of salary, depending on how we perform.  
 Your wellbeing is important to us too. You'll receive an annual holiday allowance, and you can buy additional holiday. We also offer other benefits that will help your money go further such as season ticket loans, interest free car loan of up to £10k, cycle to work scheme, health cash plans, pay advance (where you can access some of your pay before pay day) as well access to a great range of discounts from hundreds of other retailers. And if you ever need it there is also an Employee Assistance Programme, you will also be eligible for private healthcare too.

Moments that matter are as important to us as they are to you which is why we give up to 26 weeks’ pay for maternity or adoption leave and up to 4 weeks’ pay for paternity leave. 
 Please see for a range of our benefits (note, length of service and eligibility criteria may apply).