Financial Analyst

Client: Leicestershire County Council

Location: Leicestershire

Salary:

Closing date: Friday, 28 January 2022 23:30

Finance Analyst 

Organisation: Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time, Hours per week - 37 

Salary: £41,820 - £46,203 (pay award pending)

Appointment Type: Permanent 

Location: County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 

Leicestershire County Council is one of the best performing councils in the country. They have achieved several decades of high performances, with their success recognised by Government, industry awards and their residents.

A Finance Analyst in a Finance Business Partner Team provides financial advice, analysis and information to a service department to support effective strategic decision making and delivering the medium-term financial strategy.

This role will be supporting Adults and Communities/Public Health/Chief Executives which includes adult social care, libraries, and museums.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • You need to have CCAB or Equivalent qualification and membership of relevant body.
  • Experience of ensuring the integrity of financial information, resolving financial problems with workable solutions, developing effective working relationships, and working in cross functional teams.
  • You should be able to communicate complex technical financial information to non-finance specialists.
  • Been involved in finance or business projects, have an understanding of project management including identifying and implementing improvements.
  • You need a good understanding of all different areas of finance, be able to use technology to improve information and working practices, demonstrate best practice in finance techniques and support continuous improvement
  • You should be able to take responsibility for organising own work to deliver objectives, flexible approach, awareness of the needs of customers and impact of decisions being undertaken.

Although working in a Local Government environment would be beneficial, it is not essential for this position and attention will be given to those candidates who have worked in a similar role in a large complex organisation.

Why work for Leicestershire County Council?

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary (£41,820 - £46,203) and attractive benefits package including:

  • Excellent support with your ongoing professional development
  • Employee discount and benefit scheme
  • 27 days annual leave (plus Public Holidays), with a further 5 days after 5 years’ service
  • Local Government Pension Scheme which offers a 26% Employers Pension Contribution
  • Employee wellbeing service
  • Flexible/smart working most of which is home based.

For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

For more information or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Andreas Efthymiou 07546 415 794 or Andreas.Efthymiou@Penna.com

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.