Financial Analyst

Rothamsted Research

About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.

Overview Of Role

We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join the Finance Team to be responsible for the financial management of the Rothamsted studentships, ensuring timely invoicing and management of individual budgets within a complex web of relationships and financial interactions between universities, students, Research Councils and Rothamsted scientists. Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst, this role will act as a Financial Partner to support assigned science departments providing financial guidance and will also be responsible for calculating the recharge of appropriate full economic costs.

The successful candidate will be a member of a professional accounting body (or advanced part qualified), or hold a degree in Finance/Accounting, Business Administration, or be a Chartered Secretary.  You will have demonstrable experience working within a similar financial role, together with a commitment to providing an excellent service to all stakeholders.   Organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills will be required, together with Advanced/intermediate excel skills. 

Working both independently and as part of small finance team, flexibility and a proactive approach is important and ideally you will be wanting the opportunity to grow and add value by contributing to improvements and efficiencies

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a strategic area of growth within the institute. 

Interviews will be held: 10/07/2017
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South East England