Finance Support Analyst

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday: 25+STAT, Work from Home, Pension
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Northamptonshire Jobs
Contract Type
Full Time

11155 - Finance Support Analyst Job Spec
Location: Northamptonshire

Working exclusively with Paul Mitchell Associates, our Client, an established & highly successful company based in Northamptonshire, is seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Support Analyst on a full-time permanent basis to join their growing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible providing Client support and delivering an exceptional level of customer service for a significant number of highly respected organisations across the UK. Working with an existing team of analysts, you would be working to deliver application support to new & existing Clients with an emphasis on finance. Accordingly, a background in finance / accountancy is essential and you will need to demonstrate a passion for delivering an excellent Client experience with a desire to learn.

The company is based in Northamptonshire… however, the role would be largely working from home with occasional visits to Head Office and Clients. This is a newly created position representing an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make their mark.


  • Provide all-round financial application support for Clients using the Company's systems,
  • Managing & monitoring Client requests, ensuring all are kept up to date throughout,
  • Dealing with 'How To' queries & functional issues right through to complex problems,
  • Recognising & identifying repetitive issues (trends, bugs, escalation etc) for further investigation & resolution,
  • Carry out troubleshooting, diagnosis & support Clients throughout / resolve requests or triage to relevant teams or 3rd party suppliers,
  • Updating Support Forums,
  • Providing adhoc training for Clients,
  • Training new & existing team members,
  • Maintaining and creating documentation.

Reporting to: Head of Service & Operations


  • Previous accountancy experience (circa 5 years +), terminology & finance
  • Proof of exceptional customer service experience working in a Service Desk / Helpdesk / Support environment,
  • Ability to diagnose, investigate & resolve issues / appreciation of incident management,
  • Be self-motivated with the desire to learn, assertive & possess initiative,
  • Be proactive in learning the software and finance solutions offered,
  • Be highly organised managing multiple workloads & capable of working to deadlines,
  • Systems: broad knowledge of accounting packages & cloud-based systems.


  • Qualified accountant, part-qualified accountant or proven QBE,
  • Experience of application support,
  • Experience working within finance in the education sector,
  • Possess excellent communication skills… speaking to Clients and to those in Financial / Accountancy roles (i. Bursar),
  • Be willing & able to travel on an adhoc basis to support Clients.

In return, our Client offers a superb opportunity to work within an exciting growing organisation with a relaxed yet professional working environment:

  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time Mon-Fri (37 PW)
  • Opportunity for flexible remote working / working from hom
  • Holiday 25 Days + STAT (rising to max. 30 Days + STAT in line with service)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service (3x basic salary)
  • Allocated time for training & professional development
  • Requisite tech will be provided
  • Free parking at Head Office
  • Casual Dress Policy
  • Cyclescheme

If you're interested & believe you're suitable for this opportunity,
please apply online or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11155) on 0116 254 9404.

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