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Finance Analyst (Entry Level)

Posted: 5 Jan 2021 Closes: 26 Jan 2021
London Negotiable
Fixed term & Full time R-000140_1609855199

Wellcome supports science to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone.

We support discovery research into life, health and wellbeing, and we're taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental health, global heating and infectious diseases.

Wellcome's finance team is looking to recruit a Finance Analyst to take part of the Accounting in Training programme: Within the programme students rotate within finance every 6 months.

This is a great opportunity for you to get the accounting training and have exposure to the different tasks and stages of financial accounting and commercial finance cycle.

This is a great opportunity for you to have exposure to the different tasks and stages of financial accounting and commercial finance cycle, whilst working towards your accounting qualification. This new recruit will receive our full support to achieve a nationally recognised accounting qualification on this 4-year apprenticeship programme.

Business and Financial Analysis and Reporting

  • Involvement in the preparation of monthly management information

  • Provide grant and cost analysis as required

  • Review and analyse financial information of high value grants made to high risk institutions

Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting Processes

  • Assist with the annual budget and quarterly forecast process, ensure that all expenditure is robustly reviewed and challenged

  • Assist the organisation to develop effective operational plans

Influence financial performance and controls:

  • Support the organisation to implement suitable and effective internal processes and controls to enable robust governance and risk management

  • Promote the benefits of financial controls and reporting requirements to non-financial audiences.

Project activity

  • Support the development of robust project plans, with suitable budgets, milestones and deliverable, and provide input into business cases

Due Diligence and Governance

  • Support with financial due diligence on institutions applying for Wellcome funding

  • Assist with analysis of grant holder budget applications and models

Related Entities Accounting

  • Support with the full financial service - including accounting, analysis and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, for relevant entities within the remit of the role

  • Support with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual statutory and tax reconciliations and reports

Experience & Skills / Education & Qualifications

  • Experience in supporting a finance team in administrative tasks

  • Some experience of working in a finance department, ideally around the preparation of month-end financial reports.

  • Keen interest in Finance and its role in an organisation.

  • Ability to write comprehensive communications and reports

  • Ability to communicate clearly complex finance matters to a non-finance audience

  • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail

  • Experience in customer service

  • Computer literate - including Advanced Excel skills, MS Outlook, MS Word and MS PowerPoint skills.

To view the full job description, click here.

If you are interested in the role, make sure you complete the questions in the application form and upload your CV.

Salary: circa £28,000

Contract Type: FTC (4-year apprenticeship programme)

Advert closing date: Sunday, 24th Jan.21

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at .

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