Senior Finance Analyst (12 month Fixed-Term Contract)

Financial Conduct Authority

Regulating financial services firms and financial markets in the UK,

Requirements of the role

The role sits within the Finance division, an integral part of the FCA, responsible for looking after the finances and working environment, protecting the FCA’s reputation and enabling it to meet its objectives.


Reporting to the Lead Finance Analyst for Data, Technology, and Innovation (DTI), this role will be of interest to a part-qualified accountant or individual with significant PQ experience in management accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and supporting stakeholders.

What you will be doing (the role)

  • Responsibility for the monthly accruals and supporting the preparation of the monthly accounts, including prepayments management, and analysis of spend compared to budget
  • Supporting the production of insightful Finance MI and analysis to senior leadership that succinctly provides explanations to support decision-making
  • Supporting the Division in managing non-staff cost budgets (primarily IT costs and professional fees) through regular engagement with key contacts and maintaining oversight of departmental spend
  • Providing support to divisional contacts in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Building relationships with the DTI Finance team and relevant divisional stakeholders, ensuring they are receiving the support required and attending to ad-hoc queries from the division on a timely basis
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues within the wider Finance team to pursue a continuous improvement agenda, both with business processes and personal development


What you will get from the role

  • Opportunity to make a difference by engaging with a variety of stakeholders within the division
  • Developing your skills on a path to a Lead Finance Analyst role
  • An opportunity to develop your career through experience gained and mentoring/support from senior Finance colleagues

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Edinburgh, Leeds, London

 Contract type

Fixed term


Analyst, Finance, Senior

 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date