Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £35000.00 - £38890.00 per annum
Reference: 3895273_1605970922
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 21, 2020 15:02

Job Description

Finance Analyst - Permanent - 2 X Positions Available - Education Trust - Based in Gloucester - Remote/Office

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a rapidly growing and forward-thinking Education Trust to recruit for two dynamic and hands-on Finance Analyst on permanent basis. Based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, the Trust comprises of seventeen schools across the South West, South London and other parts of the UK with other schools joining in the New Year. An exciting Finance Analyst position supporting the Head Of Finance to ensure the effective operation of the finance function within the Shared Service and their schools, ensuring compliance with legal and financial regulations and the Trust's financial policies and practice. Remote/Office working offered, flexible working and remote interviews being held ASAP for the right candidates.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve supporting the Head Of Finance in maintaining school budgets through the year working directly with Headteacher, you will prepare the annual budgets for the schools ensuring appropriate resource, analyse management accounts and prepare budget monitoring reports highlighting areas of risk. You will review and consolidate school budgets, prepare three-year financial budgets and support the finance teams with monthly monitoring reports checking for accuracy. You will review monthly VAT returns, produce internal/external benchmarking reports, compile/submit statutory returns, provide support for the year-end process and annual accounts preparation for external audit. You will provide knowledge on school statutory funding, maintain up to date information on income, along with contributing to improving financial processes and systems for the Trust.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this permanent Finance Analyst role you will have experience within a similar position, strong communication skills to build relationships at all levels across the organisation, with a pro-active, analytical and motivated working approach. You will need key budgeting experience, be able to analyse information/data and manage workloads meeting time constraint deadlines with MS Excel skills. The position is open to finance professionals who are part-qualified/qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA/AAT or qualified by experience and flexible on your previous sector background. Experience within an Education setting would be advantageous along with knowledge of PS Financials system, and the ability to coach/develop others within the finance function.

What you'll get in return

This exciting permanent Finance Analyst position is offering a salary between £35,745 - £38,890 per annum dependable on experience based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, with remote/office working, flexible working, and the opportunity to really add value/influence within a rapidly growing organisation. Interviews are being held ASAP remotely with two vacancies available supporting the Head Of Finance.

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