Finance System Analyst

London (Greater)
£33,543 - £40,647
10 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Are you motivated by making improvements to services? Would you like to develop your skills in systems and information management? This could be the role for you.

The Business Systems team is looking for someone with in depth knowledge of Adult Social Care finance to streamline business processes and systems to maximise use of resources in the department. The role will cover payments, billing and budget monitoring. It is a two-year fixed term contract while new systems and processes are bedded in.

You’ll be comfortable working in a project environment, reporting on progress and identifying blockages. We’re looking for someone with an inquisitive mind, a passion for workable solutions to complex problems, and the tenacity to drive solutions though to resolution.

This is a new role which you will have the opportunity to help shape. If you have the finance knowledge we will work with you to develop your skills in system design, configuration, supplier, information and project management.

If you’d like an informal chat about the role, please contact Katherine van Praagh on 0208 871 5088

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include Compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need), part-time working, annualised hours, term time only. and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  24 November 2020

Shortlisting Date: 25 November 2020

Interview Date: 4 December 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).