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Finance Analyst
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/26294
  • Published: Mon 01/08/2022, 10:56 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 18/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,173 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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Finance Analyst

The starting salary for this role is £32,173 per annum is based on a 36 working hour week. This position is offered as a fixed-term contract or secondment opportunity until 31st March 2023.

Are you highly motivated, driven and ready for a challenge? Are you effective in performing tasks within a financial management cycle (budgeting, monitoring, etc)? Are you able to manage your own time effectively and work to deadlines? Can you analyse and interpret complex financial information and share in a way that others understand?

If so, this could be the role for you!

You will work closely with the Inclusion and Additional Needs (IAN) Team to monitor, record and report on the expenditure against budgets. You will maintain accurate records on the financial impact of the IAN team's work activities, in particular work on the Coming Home Project. You will ensure the effective tracking and monitoring of expenditure and savings within the Individual Pupil Support Budget (IPSB) and other budgets.

In this role you will work with the Coming Home, Commissioning and SEND Managers to deliver clear and insightful reporting and analysis of expenditure throughout the planning and reporting cycle. You will be a key point of contact for the wider finance team as you take information from SEN Finance, adapting it for the services and work with Corporate Finance to gather the data.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be able to express opinions and information clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Be able to communicate financial insights and options effectively with a non-finance audience
  • Have strong business acumen
  • Be able to act as a partner in decision making, offering financial insight and a pro-active in-depth consideration of risk
  • Be actively studying for Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) or equivalent qualification
  • Have knowledge and understanding of public sector financial issues and best practice
  • Be able to work successfully in a professionally independent and autonomous manner
  • Have knowledge of and proficiency in use of IT within a finance environment
Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17th August 2022 with interviews to follow.

A Basic DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.

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We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.