Cost & Benefits Realisation Analyst

Hounslow (London Borough), London (Greater)
£40,869 - £48,819
02 Mar 2021
14 Mar 2021
Contract Type

Job Title: Cost & Benefits Realisation Analyst

Salary: £40,869 - £48,819

Grade: PO4/PO5/PO6

Hours per Week: 36

Nature of Employment: Fixed-Term / Secondment Opportunity until 31/03/2022

DBS Required: No

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change to modernise the way we work and reduce our carbon footprint. In April 2019 we moved to Hounslow House, a new landmark building located in Hounslow town centre, our new technology will enable staff to work remotely and flexibly to improve the service we provide to residents and to help our staff achieve a better work/life balance.

About the Team

The Commercial and Projects team sits within the Finance function and supports a large transformation programme which is currently being developed within the Council. 

A new project reporting suite is being developed and your focus will be to support Service Managers and Project Managers to report costs, financial benefits, non-financial benefits and variances against projects within this programme of work.  There will also be an opportunity to get involved in modelling the financial benefits.           

We are looking for a talented individual with excellent interpersonal skills and possessing a high degree of accuracy & attention to detail to report against these projects and contribute to the development of the project financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Provide all round financial business partnering to support Service Managers and Project Managers.
  2. Track, challenge and report actual savings, forecasts and benefits throughout the life of each project.
  3. Support the roll out of a new budget monitoring approach for projects.
  4. Ensure the timely delivery of the new project reports on a monthly basis.

Your Skills

  1. Ability to work effectively and establish positive relationships with non-finance colleagues in a way that establishes confidence, credibility and trust.
  2. Ability to review, analyse, challenge, interpret and present financial and activity data both orally and in writing.
  3. Solid experience of ERP systems and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
  4. Knowledge and/or experience of business cases, financial approval processes and cost benefit analysis.

Essential for The Role

  • CCAB qualified, passed finalist, candidates with significant QBE will also welcomed
  • Previous experience of Local Government is not essential for this role

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the employee specification.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position please contact [email protected] or 0208 583 2312

Interviews will be held on 18 / 19 March 2021.

Closing date: 14 March 2021

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