Senior Business Analyst – Adult’s Services

Job Role: Senior Business Analyst
Job Type: Interim
Job Location: Remote Working
Salary: £400 - £500

JOB PURPOSE

    • To support the Finance Manager and HoCF in the finance team’s delivery of financial services to prescribed standards and to timetable, leading delivery within designated service areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To deputise for the Finance Manager on a range of matters and have responsibility to make decisions and to take appropriate action.
  • To have responsibility for independently resolving problems within the service area within framework.
  • To be responsible for supervising the team within the service area including the allocation of work, monitoring and review of output, managing performance, development and recruitment.
  • To undertake long term project plans (in excess of 3 months) and oversee their delivery.
  • To assist in ensuring that strategic and business needs and expectations are met to the agreed levels, within the Business Plan.
  • To understand the direction for the service area and to lead in monitoring and reviewing this, to ensure compliance, including business plans.
  • To play a lead role in ensuring that the team’s KPIs are met.
  • To ensure professional and efficient customer care service delivery by the team and liaise with stakeholders to explore future delivery needs.
  • To assist in interpretation of statutory regulations, Standing Orders and LA Financial procedures.
  • To assist and give advice to Budget Holders/Budget Managers in managing and steering complex budgets, to maximise efficiency.
  • To ensure compliance with the authority and Directorate (Accounting and Financial) policy and procedure and provide corporate management information.
  • To identify key business forecasting information, undertake analysis and financial modelling, and make recommendations for long term planning including project planning.
  • To collate, report and monitor complex data ensuring the provision of management and performance information to Heads of Service.
  • To analyse financial reports provided by the Business Analysts, identifying issues, recommending solutions and influencing decision making by Senior Officers.
  • To lead in ensuring the service area’s compliance with all statutory, local and corporate guidelines, policies and procedures and assist managers to deliver such processes across the business.
  • Working with appropriate Service Heads, to ensure the delivery of effective forecast planning and that long term plans are acted upon.
  • To input into a continued improvement of the service delivery area.
  • To be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of records and database management systems.
  • To be responsible for two way communication on all relevant information to all stakeholders through a variety of media, including maintenance of guidance and support information for service users.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that management and service delivery are compliant with the authority’s Equal Opportunities policy and that equality and diversity are a key business focus.

 

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