Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Client a prominent government body are looking for an Assistant Finance Assistant to support the Financial Technician of a major public sector organisation in South West London for a period of 3 months, with the intention of the role being extended upon review.

The Assistant Finance Technician will be tasked with supporting budget calculations, revenue and capital forecast estimation, cost re-allocation and variance analysis of the organisations performance both in year and between years.

The Assistant Technician will ensure that the outsourced provider has timely and accurate journal entry data for upload, forecasting data and budgetary allocation.

The Assistant Technician will also assist in analysing budget variances each month - building upon data produced by the outsourced provider - to inform and finalise the budget forecast, via Business Partners / Finance Analysts and budget holders.

Duties will include:

Supporting the Finance team with timely analysis regarding actual results and forecasts, enabling the team to propose options to ensure the organisation achieves its operational goals based on quality assured values.

Supporting the Finance team with the design, build and maintenance of the service based costing model. Analysing the data as directed to address the commercial needs of the business and aiding the identification of areas for improvements and controlling the organisations spend.

Providing the Finance Team management information to enable the development of costing options for services that support the preparation of business cases.

Data mining and analysis to support service costing, as directed, to identify key cost drivers and production of Value for Money data for benchmarking.

Providing data analysis in support of ad hoc projects as directed.

Providing financial analysis as directed to support the Finance Technician.

Modelling options as directed.

Skills
To be considered for this role you must have experience:

Budgeting
Forecasting
Costing
Data Mining
Analysis
Variances.

The ideal candidate will have an AAT qualification or be studying towards a certification. You will be an Excel super user and have a good working knowledge of Oracle System. Good communication, problem solving, and analytical skills are essential to be successful in the this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Financial Assistant looking to join a corporate finance team for a leading public sector organisation based in Central London in a long term role.

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