Financial modeller

Job Title: Financial modeller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £0.00 - £27 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH29538_1644593458
Contact Name: Tara Hibbott
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 15:30

Job Description

Financial modeller
SEO - £25 to £27 per hour, 37 hours a week
Contractor post Inside IR35
Take home pay per month = £2600/£2700 per month after all tax deductions
Remote for the foreseeable - (Office: Meadowbank House, Edinburgh)

Main duties/tasks

Assist with the following financial modelling tasks:

  • Review and improve the monthly and quarterly budget monitoring and reporting pack
  • Review and improve the unit cost and work in progress modelling
  • Work with colleagues across the business to identify and monitor the income and costs associated with the arrear
  • Review and improve the methodology for overhead apportionment and allocation
  • Review and improve the modelling that underpins key projects in RoS that are used to support business case submissions
  • Review and improve the income modelling including average fee forecasting
  • Review and improve the pay modelling
  • Support the work being done on strategic workforce planning across RoS
  • Review the tracking of capital spend and capitalised staff costs
  • Support financial modelling for governance groups
  • Support return on investment calculations for possible new income streams/activities
  • Support spending review task
  • Support the financial modelling of the corporate plan
  • Support a review of income streams to ensure pricing is set correctly to recover costs
  • Support a review and improve the budget setting process (the five-year Corporate Plan, spending reviews and quarterly budget reviews)
  • Provide support to the finance business partnering team on good modelling techniques, processes and best practice.
  • Document the key financial models to help to reduce key person dependencies


Essential criteria

  • Qualified CCAB/CIMA accountant or QBE
  • Excellent financial modelling skills using Excel to interrogate and interpret key data from financial models
  • Experience in using VBA, SQL, Tableau or Power BI would be advantageous
  • Hands on extensive experience in finance business partnering, budget preparation, data analysis, monitoring and forecasting
  • Experience in implementing change and improvements in finance teams
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills
  • Strong commercial skills and experience in supporting decision making.
  • Strong analytical and interpretative skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and confidence in dealing with a range of people at all levels

Desirable criteria

  • Public sector accounting and budgeting experience would be advantageous
  • Strong knowledge of efinancials or other similar accounting systems

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