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Funding & Performance Analyst

We are looking for an experienced Funding and Performance Analyst to ensure our organisation has the right management information to maximise its contracts while supporting the business planning process via analysis of historical and projected delivery patterns, including both financial and quality data analysis. 


Cardiff or Redditch
Responsible to
Managing Director
Friday January 10, 2020
Key responsibilities
  • To provide timely and accurate statistical information on business performance across all areas for the business. 
  • Support the operations and admin teams in interpretation of contract requirements, providing guidance as necessary. 
  • Participate in internal and external audit process. 
  • To produce and closely monitor funding body profiles, flagging potential and live variances.  
  • Update and implement data management policies, procedures and processes.  
  • Implement and monitor initiatives to ensure compliance with funding body financial audits. 
  • Put in place the right systems to ensure positive external audit results for the organsations data management. 
Key duties
  • Support the Managing Director and other management team members in both the production of and reconciliation of budgets and forecasts. 
  • Reconcile monthly claims against funding body reports and implement remedial action as required. 
  • Support the operations to maximise the potential of government funded contracts. 
  • Maintain and develop internal and external communications.  
  • To play a full and active part in the operational management team, supporting staff in the utilisation of management information. 
  • Develop reporting systems to ensure the relevance and usability of MI for stakeholders. 
Behavioural Competencies

Ensuring there is a collaborative and inclusive approach to working with all stakeholders (Internal/external)

Consistently demonstrating the highest standards of professional conduct & technical output

Consistently demonstrating the highest standards of professional conduct & technical output

Willingness to aspire to reach full potential by continually improving skills and performance

Taking ownership individually and collectively

A personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of excellence

Personal Specification

Experience and knowledge

  • Strong financial awareness and knowledge 
  • Knowledge of the Maytas system (desirable)  
  • Experience of managing work based learning contracts 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the DfES contract 
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role 


  • Competent in the use and purpose of technology with strong IT skills in Microsoft office, learner management systems and Virtual learning environments 
  • Advanced practical knowledge of Excel 
  • Excellent numeracy skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Written and verbal communication skills 
  • Information presentation 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Accountancy qualification 
  • Level 2 English and maths 
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