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Finance Analyst

Ref no. BHN566186
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 MONTHS
Job status Closed

Job summary

We our looking for a finance analyst to join our fast growing and friendly team in London.

Key skills required for this role

Finance, Financial, analyst, public sector, local authority and accounting


Finance, Financial, analyst, public sector, local authority and accounting

Job description

Job Title: Finance Analyst

Location: London

Salary: £400/day

Working Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Purpose:

As a Finance Analyst, you will play a crucial role in providing financial support to various departments and schools within the organization. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of financial functions, including annual budgeting, monthly monitoring, statutory reporting, tax and VAT compliance, Exchequer management, controls implementation, and overall support for council functions. Additionally, you will act as a deputy for the Senior Finance Analyst.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Support: Provide comprehensive financial support to departments and schools, ensuring effective management of budgets, monitoring of expenditures, and adherence to statutory reporting requirements.

  2. Deputise for Senior Finance Analyst: Assume responsibilities in the absence of the Senior Finance Analyst, making informed decisions and managing financial tasks efficiently.

  3. Professional Advice: Offer high-level professional advice on a broad spectrum of financial issues to officers, with a focus on banking and pre-paid card systems administration.

  4. Capital Expenditure and Income Monitoring: Play a significant role in monitoring and controlling the council's capital expenditure and income, contributing to the preparation of statutory annual accounts.

  5. Oracle System and Reconciliations: Take responsibility for a wide range of Oracle System and business operational reconciliations, ensuring accuracy and compliance with financial regulations.

  6. New Council Homes Programme: Support financial appraisal modeling for the New Council Homes Programme, emphasizing experience in local government, particularly in the Housing General Fund and HRA.

  7. Temporary Accommodation Workstream: Contribute to financial aspects of the Temporary Accommodation Workstream, demonstrating expertise in both Housing General Fund and HRA within local government.

  8. Financial Year-End Support: Assist during the financial year-end, utilizing experience in capital year-end procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A recognized qualification in finance or accounting.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within local government.
  • Strong understanding of financial systems, including Oracle.
  • Familiarity with capital expenditure, income monitoring, and statutory reporting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

This Finance Analyst role presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to contribute to the financial success of the organization, particularly in the context of the New Council Homes Programme and Temporary Accommodation Workstream. If you possess the required qualifications and experience, we encourage you to apply and be part of our dedicated finance team.

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