UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Senior Financial, Planning and Analysis

Location
Avery Hill, United Kingdom
Salary
£40,927 to £50,296 plus £4872 London weighting per annum
Posted
23 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Jul 2022
Ref
3171
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Finance Directorate

Location: Avery Hill Campus
Salary: £40,927 to £50,296 plus £4872 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 6 Months
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3171

We are happy to be recruiting a temporary vacancy in our Management Information Team within the financial analysis and planning function. The University, and particularly finance is undergoing a large change agenda, modernising, and improving systems and processes and this role is a transitional role to support the team to deliver and embed the required change.  Successful applicants will be based on the Avery Hill Campus. The Senior FP&A Analyst will report to the Assistant Director of Finance (MI) and is a key role in updating and implementing improved systems and processes, analysis of revenue, reporting and the budget process as well as forecasting and fee modelling using advanced Excel in this period of change.  

The role will be responsible for delivering high quality and insightful analysis to help colleagues make informed decisions and the main duties include preparation of monthly management accounts, analytical reporting and working with the Finance and Planning Team to model revenue and student numbers including scenario modelling.  The role holder will also be required to process and analyse complex datasets leading to the construction of scenario-based forecasts  

The role would suit applicants who are interested in data analysis, working collaboratively, and developing a career in the Higher Education sector.   Qualified Accountant with proven experience of Financial Planning and analysis with experience of budgeting, forecasting and modelling revenue data. Experience of report writing and analysis of complex data in MX Excel Financial Modelling and the understanding of source data and data models is essential VBA and Access would be desirable 

You will work flexibly to provide support and assistance across a range of analysis activities, contributing to a consistent, professional, and welcoming service and ensuring that the planning systems (EPM) function effectively. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Janice Venn on j.venn@gre.ac.uk   

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on HR-Recruitment@gre.ac.uk 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.  

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.  

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.  

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management. 

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