Business Finance Analyst

£14 per hour
13 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Cardiff is looking for an experienced Business Finance Analyst for an immediate start 6 month temporary assignment.

Working under the direction of the Business Finance Manager, the Business Finance Analyst is a key member in the team responsible for providing exemplar financial management guidance and advice. The role is important in contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of services and business processes undertaken by Finance Business Partners.

This role is important in providing financial management advice and guidance to Finance Business Partners and the directorate budget managers as necessary, guiding them through budget setting and monitoring and tackling difficult financial decisions, for current and future years.


- Input into delivery of Finance Directorate Delivery Plans.
- Assist, along with other senior members of Business Finance, on providing advice to Directorates on future funding scenarios and upcoming changes.
- Deliver advice, guidance and financial information to assist budget managers as directed by the Management Reporting Accountant
- Assisting Management Reporting Accountant and Business Partners in delivering effective and efficient Finance advice and guidance to Directorates.
- Providing support to Management Reporting Accountant and Business Partners in reporting across Directorates on financial performance and budget management
- Assist Management Reporting Accountant and Business Partners in their role, by providing relevant information to help Directorates undertake their responsibilities to set and monitor their budgets.
- Attend as directed Management or Team meetings in the undertaking of their roles
- Provide assistance to Management Reporting Accountant and other Senior Business Finance staff in analysing and providing recommendations upon financial information.
- Ensure the control and accuracy of financial information held on systems and reported.

Job Specific Criteria:-

- Minimum 3 years experience working within Finance environment
- Educated to Degree level or equivalent
- Experience of providing management accounting advise
- Excellent numerical and analytical skills
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- The ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines