Financial Analyst
£400.00 - £500.00 per day
Contact No
0203 002 8067
Expiry Date
29 Jun 2024
Job Reference
Job Posted
22 days ago

Cedar is partnering with a London-based local authority on an exciting opportunity for a Finance Analyst to cover business partnering across the organisation's smaller directorates and corporate reporting elements internally and externally.

Rate: £400 - £500 per day (Inside IR35)

Location: London

Hybrid: 2-3 days in the office per week


  • Provide financial support across all council functions to schools and departments.
  • Assist with the council's capital expenditure, income monitoring and control process and the preparation of statutory annual accounts.
  • Lead Oracle system and business operational reconciliations.
  • Prepare budgets and support the month end and year end processes.
  • Ensure internal and external financial returns are made on a timely basis.
  • Communicate with Internal and External Auditors.
  • Update the council's asset register and tax strategies and implement changes as appropriate.
  • Authorise payments and liaise with banking relationship managers.
  • Oversee the council's statutory obligations to the HM Revenues and Customs.
  • Complete monthly reconciliations, validations and reporting across payroll, and various other control functions.
  • Mentor junior members of staff and attend department management team meetings to present and interpret variances.
  • Act as the first point of contact during external audits of statutory Pension Fund accounts.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience working for a local authority and familiarity with relevant funding arrangements.
  • AAT qualified, part qualified CCAB or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials reporting, Business Objects and ADI.
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