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Senior Finance Analyst

Location:
Cheltenham
Job Description

The Finance Analyst is a key member of the Business Management team who, in a financial capacity, support contracts of work and their customers within a rapidly changing, growing and fast passed environment.

The role will support a Programme of work by helping to ensure the accuracy and transparency of their portfolio’s financial performance including variance analysis,  the data integrity within the ERPS, conduct profit/loss analysis, utilise financial tracking tools, assist accounts payable and accounts receivable, support pricing activities and engage with the closely linked Commercial team .

The role may support several contracts simultaneously (based on contract size and work experience), therefore, you must also be able to organize your workload effectively, be able to priorities and be proactive while supporting consistency with NGUK strategy, standards, policies and processes.

Different thinking for a Different world

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist their Finance Business Partner with reporting into any Programme, Customer and internal Financial Reporting models.

  • Perform analysis on project financial metrics within their portfolio and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and any government cost control guidelines.

  • Maintain the ERP system in accordance with the latest financial data.

  • Assist/conduct project forecasting and scheduling, prepare budgets for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses

  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.  

  • Prepare pricing material for additional customer proposals

  • Create all project-related invoices

  • Ensure purchase orders correctly raised

  • Participate in process review and improvement exercises.

  • May develop and deliver presentations.

How you will make a difference
  • Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to understand and sort large quantities of data.

  • Must have strong analytical skills and a good eye for detail

  • Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.

  • Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Have confidence to engage with various stakeholders around the organization.