Finance Analysts x5

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 15/03/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £49,900 to £54,600 per annum


The Met’s mission is to keep London safe for everyone. To do so, we’re learning all the time. Whether that’s from experience or from others, we need to understand the best ways to police, support and engage with Londoners. We want all of our communities to value our work and the difference it makes.

With tough budget and crime cutting targets it is even more important to have a high performing finance team that plays a key deliver in this. To help build on the progress already made we are recruiting five Finance Analysts.

The Finance Analysts will support the business and Strategic Finance Business Partner in ensuring that the MPS achieves value for money and maximises value from the services it delivers while meeting the needs of the Business.  This will be achieved by helping provide insight and support, at an operational level, highlighting potential risks/opportunities and identifying options to drive continuous cost reductions and performance improvement within the reducing budget envelope.

Key responsibility will include:

  • Supporting the Finance Business Partner in providing the MPS Executive with value added and timely analysis.
  • Building strong relationships with the Business Groups in order to influence and deliver value for the MPS through the implementation of the financial strategy.
  • Supporting the Finance Business Partner with the design, build and maintenance of costing models that address structure and service issues.
  • Provide support for projects including business and strategic planning, investment appraisals, acquisitions, disposals and contract bids.
  • Assist managers and Strategic and Corporate Finance in producing and managing the group budget and strategic plan process.

To be suitable for the role you need to be a motivated, forward thinking and determined accountant with the ability to develop relationships and influence stakeholders. Proven experience of adding value and making improvements is essential.

The roles will be based at Kilburn, whilst some may also involve travel around London. Smarter Working opportunities are available.

For more information an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Will Ryan on 07789871864 or Jack Murphy on 07921335786. To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement (A maximum of 2 pages) to by Monday 11th April.

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