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Senior Financial Analyst


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 06 February 2017
Closing Date:  Monday 20 February 2017
Reference:  009717

Your new company 

The University of Surrey is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Guildford, just 30 miles from London. Since 1891, we have been dedicated to solving global challenges, leading research and innovation, and fuelling generations of students with a spirit of curiosity and a desire to improve the world we live in. We have some of the best new academic, library, sports, arts and accommodation facilities of any university in the UK, as well as one of the most envied Professional Training placement programmes in the world. In 2016 The University of Surrey was voted ‘University of the Year’ and ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. We have ambitions to be one of the world’s leading universities and have significantly strengthened our position, earning top 10 rankings in UK league tables. Our heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently – and achieving notable results. 

Your new role 

As a Senior Finance Analyst you are a key member of the FP&A function, providing insightful analysis to all areas of the University, directly impacting the University’s financial sustainability. Reporting to the Head of Financial Analytics with in a team of 3 the role has overall responsibility for analysing the University’s income & e expenditure ( Teaching, Research and Commercial Activities ) including the annual return to HEFCE ( Higher Education Funding Council for England). 
This role offers the opportunity to develop and embed an activity based costing approach a cross the University, supporting strategic decision s making to deliver long term financial sustainability. You will look to develop the role by identifying and exploring analytical opportunities working alongside colleagues from within Finance and beyond. 

What you'll need to succeed 

You will be ideally CCAB/CIMA qualified from either the private or public sector with a strength and proven track record in analysis large volumes of complex data. You must have a passion and vision for analysis and be creative in pulling together data into insightful information. You will be articulate as well as being proficient with Excel and other systems. As there will be links with finance colleagues and other key stakeholders, relationship building skills are vital.

What you'll get in return 

We believe in giving you an opportunity to get more from your job, by helping you grow and progress, by acknowledging your talent, and by rewarding you well. In joining our exciting and vibrant team, you will give us your energy, enthusiasm and the drive to make a difference, which is why you will have access to a number of different benefits, which includes some of the following; 25 days holiday, an additional 7 university days, bank holidays, generous pension scheme, sports park reduced membership, family support and season ticket loans

For more information, including the full job particulars, please contact our advisor Jonathan Crosser at HAYS Recruitment on 02382 020104 or through e-mail at jonathan.crosser@hays.com.


HAYS Recruitment has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to HAYS Recruitment.


The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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