Junior Finance Analyst - Portland, Weymouth, Dorset
Up to £25,000 per annum plus competitive benefits
Agincare opened in 1986 and has since grown to become one of the UK's leading independent social care providers, employing more than 3,250 staff across our Care Homes, Home Care, Live In Care and Training businesses.
We deliver major contracts for many public sector organisations, including the NHS and councils across the country, as well as delivering care services to a large and growing number of private self-funding clients. We cover the full spectrum of client care, from companionship support, right up to supporting people with the most complex care and support needs. We love what we do and we love that we make a difference.
We now have a fantastic career opportunity available for a Junior Finance Analyst, a new role due to growth in our Finance team.
If you are highly numerate, analytical, with good communication and interpersonal skills, and you want to progress a career in Finance this role will be of interest to you. You may be working towards your formal finance or accounting qualification, but this is not essential.
What are your main duties and responsibilities as Junior Finance Analyst?
You will contribute to the team developing a 'business partnering mentality' with your key internal customers such as the Operations and Commercial departments;
You will be be involved in the regular analysis of data related to operations and commercial activity, drawing conclusions and reporting accurately;
You will focus on national minimum wage impact and analysis and future forecasting;
You will assist with pay rate reviews, impact and analysis, dealing with pay & charge rate enquiries and keeping the data current on relevant databases;
You will work closely with the Commercial team to support their contract tenders and costing process and contribute to post-tender reviews;
You will work with the team to help identify and implement new work processes and more efficient ways of working;
You will support the identification and implementation of new technology requirements to improve service levels to your key internal customers;
Producing standard weekly reporting related to commercial activity, spend and analysis;
Maintaining accurate records and databases;
You will also be involved in department-wide projects.What Agincare offer you as Junior Finance Analyst:
Great career opportunity and career progression. Agincare has a culture where you can make it happen!
Competitive salary and benefits plus commission;
National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% off high street names);
Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more);
Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families);
Internal competitions to wins prizes such as vouchers, holidays, extra annual leave;
15% off car hire when booking with Hertz worldwide.What skills, knowledge and experience do you need for the role of Junior Finance Analyst at Agincare?
First and foremost you need to be hungry build a career in Finance. You may have formal qualifications, though these are not essential;
You will have experience in a similar role, having worked in a busy finance team;
You will be highly numerate and analytical and able to demonstrate both;
You will ideally have finance, accounting, economics or business related educational qualifications;
You will be comfortable with technology and able to learn new systems quickly if needed;
You will have a good level of working knowledge with MS Office;
You are highly organised, have a good attention to detail and can display a high degree of accuracy in your work;
You have good communication skills both written and verbal , which you use to good effect building great working relations with your key internal customers.Agincare are a forward thinking organisation, established in social care for over 30 years, with long term sustainability and no plans to sell, family owned, and one that places great emphasis on working to our core company values as we believe this approach ultimately feeds through to top quality care standards for our clients