Finance Analyst (Part Time) - 23 Months - EDI/GLA

Harvey Nash’s public sector client is currently looking to recruit a Finance Analyst on an initial 23 month contract. The role will be part time (30 hours per week) the rate is £12.96 - £16.36 per hour. The role will be remote for the time being, then can either be based in the clients Edinburgh or Glasgow office.

Main Duties:

  • Run reports from eFinancials using BOXi to extract details of financial transactions to review both pay and non-pay transactions to ensure financial reports reflect an accurate position of the expenditure to date for the directorate, identifying and posting correcting journals where required.
  • Reconcile the staffing establishment for their directorate(s) against the budget, investigating any discrepancies and informing the appropriate department of the correcting action to be taken.
  • Using knowledge of accounting principles identify accrual and prepayments required and post to the appropriate financial period.
  • Produce the first draft of the Variance Analysis report (VAR) including explanations of the variances, investigating any unusual results and reporting their findings to the Finance Manager.
  • Support the Finance Manager in meetings with the Directorate to discuss the Initial Variance Analysis report, and process any amendments as required. Take notes/minutes at review meetings and ensure actions required are completed.
  • Analyse financial transactions to support the reporting within the Annual Accounts process.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operational plan for the directorate ensuring financial information is entered onto the planning system accurately and in line with the planning timetable.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis as required by the Directorate and senior Finance team colleagues.
  • This role has been deemed inside IR35 by the client, therefore, the use of an Umbrella company is required.