Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst

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  • Sector:

    Charity & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £38,250 - 45,000 per year

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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  • Client:

    Robertson Bell

Robertson Bell are proud to be exclusively partnering with Save the Children UK to recruit their Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst role on a permanent basis. Save the Children UK are a non-profit organisation who pride themselves in doing whatever it takes to help children, on both an everyday scale and in times of crisis, to transform their lives and the future they share. Following a recent internal promotion, Save the Children UK are now looking to recruit this key role.

This role would suit either someone looking to make their first move out of practice or someone who is experienced in financial and management accounting and looking to gain more exposure to working and communicating with senior audiences.

The organisation:

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In over 100 countries, including the UK, they lead the way on tackling big issues such as pneumonia, hunger and protecting children in war, while ensuring each child's unique needs are cared for. For a century, they have stood up for children to ensure their voices get heard by inspiring breakthroughs in the way they are treated by the world to bring about lasting change in their day to day lives.

This vacancy offers a full-time opportunity and excellent potential for growth and development, in addition to excellent flexible working arrangements. However, this opportunity is location specific, so candidates applying must live within a reasonable commute from their office in Farringdon, London.

The key responsibilities will be:

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • To produce consolidated monthly management performance reporting and analysis for SCUK, for audiences including the Executive Directors and Board
  • Prepare monthly analysis and lead monthly reviews, acting as a liaison between Central Finance and the Finance business partners, to communicate understanding of our consolidated performance.
  • Support the organisational annual budget, quarterly forecast and multi-year modelling process through production of consolidated financial analysis

Financial Accounting & Reporting

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements for SCUK’s subsidiaries, presenting these to the subsidiaries’ Boards/Audit Committees and satisfactorily answering questions raised
  • Support the production of the SCUK group accounts and statutory audit
  • Acting as the key point of liaison with the statutory auditors, and liaising with the Business Partnering and Finance Operations teams as required

Finance Projects

  • Identify areas where processes could be improved and collaboratively work the other teams to implement relevant changes where appropriate.
  • Support the design and delivery of our finance improvement projects

The successful candidate will have:

  • Either fully qualified as an accountant or be in the final stages of their qualification
  • Experience of:
    • Producing management and statutory accounts
    • Conducting financial analysis and performance reporting
    • Undertaking in-year forecasting, annual budgeting and longer term financial planning
    • Experience of and ability to understand interrelationships between different IT systems and to manage large sets of complex data from multiple sources
    • Ability to assist in the design, development and implementation of financial processes

Please note previous experience of working in the charity sector is desirable but not essential, candidates from other sectors with relevant experience are still urged to apply.

The closing date for applications is the 17th January. Applications will be under continuous review before this date, so please submit your application now to our exclusive agent Robertson Bell to avoid disappointment.