Financial Analyst

Employer
Greater London Authority
Location
Central London SE1
Salary
£56,655 per annum
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Sector
Central government, Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you have a keen interest in system design?

We have an exciting opportunity to deliver change in the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes at the GLA, as part of our newly reformed finance team. You would work with directorate and finance colleagues to deliver a step change in practice across the organisation.

You must be able to develop and maintain strong relationships as well as have an instinct for system and process design, as we embark on a period of change, implementing a new system to improve control and auditability of our budget. This means being able to influence and challenge decisions and really understand the impact of changes whilst delivering strong analytical understanding of the outputs. You will play a crucial role in delivering the budget for the organisation and maintaining it into the future.

Being able to communicate technical and  complex financial information clearly and concisely is essential.

There isn’t an ideal candidate…..we are looking for suitably qualified (CCAB or equivalent) individuals who can be themselves, be innovative, engage with our stakeholders to show them what great Financial Management looks like.

This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL).  GLA staff are hybrid working up to 3 days a week in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role, please contact anna.casbolt@london.gov.uk  or a question about the application process, please email glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA5173.

To apply, please visit our website. On applying, you will need to supply a a supporting statement clearly addressing the person specification criteria (technical requirements and behavioural competencies).

Application closing date: Monday 18 July 2022 at 23:59 GMT.

Interviews will take place: Thursday 28 or Friday 29 July 2022.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

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