Finance Analyst - Utilities



Organisation
British Heart Foundation
Reference
12589
Sector
Accountancy, IT & Communication Technology
Location
London/Homebased
Salary Details
£33,000 - £35,000 p/a + benefits
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
35
Closing Date
28/06/2022
Do you work in finance looking for a new opportunity? Do you have previous utilities controller experience? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Job Description

Our Finance team is looking to recruit a Finance Analyst - Utilities to join us and be in control of utility costs for the retail estate, which will include electricity, gas, water & waste across our retail estate. Having multi site and volume exposure is essential for this role.

You will ensure a smooth service delivery for our utilities. This will include liaising with the Estates team and working on their data base (Manhattan), validating & authorising invoices, and liaising both internal and external stake holders. Working on utility issues and tracking queries until resolved with our suppliers. Having a good standard of MS Excel will be essential to this role (Pivot tables and V Lookups is essential).
 
Working arrangements
 
This is a dual location role, with your working time split between your home and our London Office. This will allow us to unlock our best work for our cause, blending the best of home and office working.
Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need.
 
About you 

Part qualified CCAB or CIMA accountant, or qualified by experience, you'll have previous experience of variance analysis reporting and cost control. Utility knowledge on electricity , gas and water is essential .Able to resolve queries in a calm, timely and cost-efficient manner you'll have excellent communication skills, developing strong working relationships with colleagues across a multi-site organisation.

You'll be able to multi-task, using your initiative to resolve issues in a calm manner you will use our key finance systems, iPOS and Q+A to source key finance information and ensure details are kept up to date as needed. Intermediate knowledge of MS excel is required and multi site and experience of high transaction volume is essential .

Working in a small team you'll will be a self-starter and be logically minded. You’ll have excellent communication skills, able to liaise with contacts across our retail directorate clearly and concisely ensuring key deadlines are met and issues resolved.
 
Our recruitment process requires that successful candidates are asked to consent to a basic DBS check and any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check.
 
What can we offer you?

Our MyBHF Career Academy provides you with support, inspiration, and opportunities to help you unlock your full potential.  

Our generous staff benefits include:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental health cover
  • Contribution towards gym membership
  • Pension with employer contribution up to 10%
  • Life assurance

We have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for our Live Well. Work Well. Programme. Heart health is central to our mission, and that starts with you. We provide a programme of activities, opportunities, and guidance to inspire and support you to live a healthy and happy life, at home and at work.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check. 

As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey. 

To apply: Click the apply link to be transferred to our recruitment site where you can download the full job description and apply online. To help us to manage our advertising resources, please mention Ethical Jobseeker in your application. 

Company Description

At the British Heart Foundation, we are focused on the urgent need to fund more research into heart and circulatory diseases like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia and the conditions that cause them, to find answers fit for 21st century challenges. We are independent, have more than fifty years of breakthroughs under our belts and we won’t stop in funding life saving research.

We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can continue to fund life saving research.