Financial Analyst

Manchester / Leeds / Birmingham
£40,005 - £44,216
13 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Other Organisation Type

We are looking for two Financial Analysts to join us. The roles can be based in either Manchester, Leeds or Birmingham.

This post will support the Senior Financial Analysis Manager, Senior Regulation Manager and Financial Analysis Manager in delivering effective regulation for the assigned portfolio via a matrix management approach. Acting as an RSH representative in meetings, the post holder will communicate directly with designated registered social housing providers ensuring that key regulatory issues, in particular those related to financial concerns reach a positive conclusion.

As a Financial Analyst you will work as part of a team to carry out detailed financial analysis work across a portfolio of providers to obtain assurance that the Regulator’s economic standards are being met, and that financial viability is being maintained. You will gain this assurance by analysing various data returns submitted to us in addition to providers’ corporate information (including financial accounts and business plans).  Alongside data analysis and evidencing conclusions in written reports there may be attendance at meetings with providers, so some travel may be required. 

The successful candidate will have a CCAB financial qualification or equivalent with experience in financial regulation or financial management and be educated to degree level in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience. The candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent analytical skills with an ability to exercise sound professional judgement and reach conclusions. An ability to understand good governance and risk management principles is desirable.

Closing Date: Sunday 29th November, midnight

General Information:


Our staff are currently working from home due to COVID restrictions.

RSH’s core offices are in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.  Our posts can be successfully carried out from any RSH office unless otherwise specified in the job information.  We offer flexible working arrangements and staff can work from home for part of their hours.

Most roles involve some travel within England between our offices, and some roles also involve onsite visits to social housing providers.

In line with Government requirements to reduce the number of Civil Service and NDPB roles based in London, we only advertise roles in London which need to be there for business-critical reasons.


Interviews are planned to take place in January 2021 and will take place via Microsoft Teams due to the current closure of RSH offices and staff working from home.

Benefits and Salary

We offer a range of excellent benefits; information is available on our website.

The salary for this role is a spot salary within the given range, which will normally be the minimum of the range.  Annual salary reviews are determined by the government pay award. In addition, when the probation period is successfully completed, a performance related bonus may be awarded, based on appraisal ratings at the end of the qualifying appraisal year.

Things you need to know

Application process

For more information on the role, please see the attached Role Profile.

To apply, please complete the online application form on the RSH careers site with an anonymised CV which details your employment, education and training history and provide a supporting statement, which will be used in assessing your application. Guidance on the application process is available on the RSH careers site

Blind shortlisting – We carry out blind short listing for all of our vacancies as part of our commitment to Equality and Diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, as part of disability confident commitment. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we will ensure candidates who reach the bench mark from ethnic minority candidates will be selected for interview.

You should indicate on your application if you want to be considered under these options.  

Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application and interviews held as soon as practical after the closing date.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

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