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Financial Analyst


Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £24,029 to £26,243 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 19 August 2019
Reference:  EHA1650-0719

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

You will have sound knowledge and understanding of finance system principles, reporting and processes, with a particular strength around purchase ledger. You will also
be able to lead the development of these in your role, working with key colleagues across the University. Strong analytical and report writing skills are essential as is the ability to tailor reports depending on the intended purpose and audience.

You will have great interpersonal skills, a strong customer focus and drive for continuous improvement along with a clear ability to plan and prioritise to meet strict reporting deadlines. Self-motivated, approachable and an excellent communicator, you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of our friendly and supportive team.

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will deliver a wide range of finance functions including leading the financial report collation and production, monitoring and analysis of key contract information and the improvement of key financial processes and systems. As part of this changing and dynamic service area you will work independently and as part of a team whilst providing great customer service and continuously improving the service provided to the department and University.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Steven Lambie, Finance Manager at

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

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