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Finance Analyst

Southampton City Council
Southampton, Hampshire
£39,186 - £43,420
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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The finance team at Southampton City Council is transforming the way it delivers financial support to the organisation. As a result, we are recruiting a Finance Analyst to join our business partnering team and help us deliver this change.    This is a great opportunity to enhance your finance career and work in a great team.

 We are looking for an AAT or equivalently qualified individual with experience of working in a finance environment.  Your role will be to support the delivery of financial services working across a portfolio of services, providing detailed financial analysis to inform decision making and helping service colleagues to manage their budgets.  You will work with service colleagues to prepare and monitor budgets,  communicate complex financial information to non-financial managers, and maintain the accuracy of financial information within the council’s finance system.

For this role you will need good analytical skills, IT literacy and the ability to undertake a range of financial and business modelling tasks.  You will need to demonstrate good people and teamworking skills.

For further information about this role please view the job description.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and aptitude to undertake this role we would love to hear from you.

To arrange an informal discussion about the position please contact Vicki Remsbery, Finance Business Partner at

We offer a wide range of benefits which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Support to further qualification may be available
  • Additional benefits including cycle scheme and employee assistance programme

Additional information:

  • The working hours for this role are 37 hours per week
  • This is a permanent position.   
  • Please note that appointments are usually made at the bottom of the salary scale.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For further information and details regarding the position please contact Vicki Remsbery, Finance Business Partner at

Recruitment contact details:


Tel: 023 8083 4033

How to apply:

To apply for the position please select the 'Apply for this job' button at the bottom of the page.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed, unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to. To ensure your application is received please apply directly through our website.

We are proud to be #DisabilityConfident and support fair recruitment practices. Find out how you can get involved at  No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

Southampton City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.  It is committed to delivering services to ensure they are happy, safe and have opportunities to reach their goals as responsible members of our community.  We believe it is always unacceptable for a child, young person or adult to experience abuse of any kind, and recognise our responsibility to safeguard and promote their welfare.  We are committed to following safe practices to ensure this and expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  This commitment is reflected in all our recruitment and selection practices.

As a Corporate Parent we are actively aiming to support all our children in care (looked after children) and care leavers. Any applicants who are children in care or care leavers, who meet the essential criteria for the post applied for, will be guaranteed an interview. 

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