Finance Planning and Reporting Analyst


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£35122 - £42092 per annum


4th April 2024

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ASA is looking for a Finance Planning & Reporting Analyst to join our team on a 5-month contract offering hybrid working arrangements, providing flexibility to suit your lifestyle.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with colleagues to prepare annual statutory reports and accounts, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and financial reports, providing insightful commentary and variance analysis.
  • Support the Finance Manager in presenting results to stakeholders, including managers, executives, and board committees.
  • Contribute to annual budget and re forecast exercises, profiling budgets and monitoring financial performance.
  • Document policies, procedures, and controls to maintain financial integrity.
  • Drive projects aimed at automating and streamlining finance operations and reporting processes.

Essential Competencies:

  • Strong working knowledge of financial reporting and management accounting.
  • Familiarity with financial systems and processes, including advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Excellent communication and report-writing abilities.
  • Proven experience in analysing reports and identifying process improvements.
  • Part Qualified Accountant with hands-on experience in finance roles.

Ideally, but not essential:

  • Experience with invoice processing and bank payment systems.
  • Familiarity with Scottish Public Finance Manual (SPFM) and Financial Reporting Manual (FReM).
  • Previous experience in a small finance team.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting for Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs).

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Don’t miss out on this opportunity to showcase your financial expertise and contribute to meaningful projects in the public sector. Submit your updated CV now and take the next step in your career with ASA.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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