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Financial Analysis Lead

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Education & Training, Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £34644 - £40580 per annum + Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Issy Simons

  • Contact email:

    issy.jobs@robertsonbell.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    RB5678_1552477403

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    12-Months

  • Expiry date:

    10-04-2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Robertson Bell

Robertson Bell Finance are proud to be working in a retained partnership with the College of Policing in their search for a Financial Analysis Lead to be based at their London or Coventry offices with the opportunity for home working. This opportunity is on a 12 month Fixed term contract with the potential for further extension.

The College of Policing was established in 2012 as the professional body for everyone who works for the police service across England and Wales. Its purpose is to support everyone working in policing to reduce crime and keep people safe. Working in the finance team within the College offers a unique opportunity to blend the benefits of working in a central government organisation with such an important purpose, but one that also has a significant commercial outlook. The Finance team plays a key role in influencing College strategy and facilitating its success. This will only continue to grow in the future, with the continuing need to ensure value for money for the tax payer. This role will play a significant role in this, through smarter analysis and planning, coupled with developing innovative solutions to complex challenges.

Working as part of a 19 (FTE) finance team and reporting into the Senior Finance Business Partner, this newly created, hands on position is a great opportunity for you to structure your own role whilst helping to shape and develop a strong financial analysis and reporting culture within the college. You will be responsible for leading on all financial analysis and reporting matters including, modelling for key financial challenges; Generation and delivery of financial information to the organisation; provide financial planning support to enable effective decision making by key budget holders and finance staff; input into the colleges' commercial strategies aligned with increasing commercial income (currently circa £17mil).

In addition to the above this role will also act as a key stakeholder in the implementation of the forthcoming ERP system replacement, in which facilitating the effective implementation of the system through agile working in challenging timeframes will be paramount.

In applying for this position, it is essential that you are a qualified (CCAB, CIMA or equivalent) accountant with strong experience in developing financial models and conducting complex financial analysis. The ideal candidate will also have sound understanding of corporate governance working to regulatory / control frameworks. You will need excellent stakeholder management skills, the ability to persuade and influence senior stakeholders with confidence. Excellent organisational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously and first-rate written communication skills is also a must.

Please do not hesitate in applying for this position as interview will be conducted on an ongoing basis.