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Financial Analyst 12 month maternity cover

Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.


About the role: 


This is a maternity cover position for 12 months. We would consider reduced hours for this role.


As Nominet continues to expand, so too does the need for timely and accurate financial reporting and insights – this role will be pivotal in partnering the business and fellow Finance team members to provide and develop critical management information and insights to support numerous key IT infrastructure projects that we’re working through at the moment. You will be providing analytics, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting and deep insights into business units’ / areas’ performance, to drive reporting clarity and understanding of its cost base, drive accurate cost allocations to other business units and support in optimising ROI.


The essential bits: 


You thrive on the intricacies of numbers of course but know the balance of working with people and understanding the necessity of building relationships.


You will have demonstrable experience of working at pace with financial and management data to support deeper understanding of issues and trends as well as help keep out major IT infrastructure projects on budget. Key responsibilities include:

  • Monthly management reporting and cost center reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial support to our IT projects
  • Supporting cost allocations and procurement processes
  • Staff utilisation and productivity reporting


This role would suit a candidate with a desire to add value through their reporting & analytical experience looking to growth their career in Finance.


About you and your experience: 


You will have strong attention to detail; takes pride in the accuracy with an ability to quickly build & maintain effective working relationships. You will have strong reporting presentation skills – ability to articulate financial information to multiple stakeholders in varying depths.


What’s in it for you? 


The Nominet way of working empowers our people to flex between home and the office. We operate on a Hybrid basis. This empowers everyone to take ownership day to day, balancing the needs of our people and business. You will be required to come into the Oxford office for key activities to ensure we have a collaborative and connected working environment. 


Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym and shower facilities, Medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Program, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub. We also have an active Social Committee.


Please note that the job title for this role will be commercial analyst.


Data protection

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Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.