Financial Modelling Analyst – contract

Salary starts at approx £65,000 pro rata

One of the top independent schools in the country has an opportunity for a Financial Modelling Analyst. The school has recently established a Programme Management Office (PMO) to deliver its ambitious 2030 Strategy.

Job Overview
As Financial Modelling Analyst you have the following responsibilities:

* Build an overarching (Financial Master Plan) PMO financial model in excel based on historical and other available information from individual ‘Workstreams’ and/or Market Analysis to build ‘Assumptions’ with agreed ‘Tolerances’
* Conduct scenario analysis based on micro and macro-economic factors to access business risk and business case led investments
* Ensure ‘Financial Master Plan’ accuracy while enhancing the model’s quality
* Recommend and implement financial process improvements for the PMO through Strategic Sponsors, Projects Leads and Projects Teams
* Ensure Board approval to the Financial Master Plan and ensure Portfolio approval to the on-going development of the Financial Master Plan
* Update the Financial Master Plan after each Financial meeting with Strategic Sponsors, Project Leads
* Work harmoniously with the Finance Manager and Finance Director to identify essential and missing information to support the development, assumptions, and modelling of the Financial Master Plan
* Prepare regular forecast reports and commentary to bring the Executive Committee, Financial Committee, Board, and other key stakeholders up to date with developments

Experience and skills required

* Qualified Accountant
* Demonstrated experience of advanced modelling skills
* Advanced forecasting, planning and analysis experience
* A strong aptitude for financial and analytical systems
* Ability to think strategically and work cross-functionally
* Problem solving skills
* Ability to work on multiple programmes and workstreams

Person Specification

* You will be results orientated.
* Strong modelling experience is essential.
* Exposure to sensitivity analysis, cash flow modelling, with strong analytical capabilities.
* Highly organised; hard working; ‘can do’ attitude; problem solver.
* Finisher/completer mindset with very high standards and independently minded.
* Articulate, succinct, strong verbal and writing skills.
* You will have a creative approach to complex problem solving and be proactive in seeking out improvements to existing ways of working.

This role requires a talented and exceptionally capable individual who has the drive, enthusiasm and motivation to support the our exciting and growing school. This represents an amazing opportunity for you add value to this dynamic environment.


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