Financial Consultant

Arneil Johnston
Financial Consultant
Salary Range: £50,000 - £55,000 plus performance related bonus and access to workplace pension
Full time - Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly within Arneil Johnston’s agile working policy)
No fixed location – agile working

Founded in 1996, Arneil Johnston is the longest standing and most successful specialist housing consultancy in Scotland. Over the past 25 years, Arneil Johnston has worked with every local authority in Scotland and over 70 Housing Associations, improving business strategy, operational management and service delivery. Our vision is simple: “to enable the housing sector in Scotland to change, improve and grow”. We offer services that are both business focused and socially ethical and we aim to add value and skill to our client base. We value our people, offer an enabling company culture and are proud to have been awarded Platinum status by Investors in People in 2021.
We want to strengthen our team by appointing a professionally qualified accountant in the role of Financial Consultant. The role is focused on financial business planning, financial modelling and providing insight from financial analysis.

To apply for this role, you will:

  • Be interested in a career in management consultancy
  • Hold full membership of a recognised professional accountancy body such as CA, CIPFA, CIMA or ACCA
  • Have experience of working on major financial projects and ideally financial modelling experience
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire teams to deliver financial assignments
  • Be customer focussed with a willingness to go the extra mile for our clients

Our staff are at the heart of our business, and we support them to be their best by creating a culture and environment which makes Arneil Johnston a great place to work. We are a Platinum Investors in People organisation focused developing our people and continuously pushing the boundaries to add value to our clients. Our company polices have been co-produced with employees and offer a strong package of benefits including coaching, development, reward, recognition, wellbeing and agile working.

We provide a friendly, inclusive environment and whilst most of our work is currently delivered remotely, we balance home working with access to great office facilities and weekly staff collaboration meetings. Staff also benefit with a generous holiday allowance of 40 days (inclusive of bank holidays) and the option to work flexibly, designing their own work mode. We know that to deliver outstanding customer service, we must ensure our staff are happy, healthy, and motivated and we put a strong focus on staff wellbeing. All staff also have free access to a comprehensive Employee Support Service.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Applicants with experience in housing sector finance will be particularly well suited to this role, although this is not essential. Applicants should have confident IT skills and experience in using the Microsoft 365 Professional Office suite, and in particular you will have considerable experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ideally business intelligence tools such as Power BI.

For a confidential and informal chat about this exciting role please contact dmilton@arneil-johnston.co.uk.

To apply for this position, please email your current CV to: dmilton@arneil-johnston.co.uk. Please also provide a short personal statement (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you feel you would be suited to this role. A copy of your professional qualification should also be attached to your application.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 23 January 2022 with online interviews to be held in the week commencing 31 January 2022.

The full job description can be found here.

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