Awarded to Albany Beck Consulting

Start date: Monday 1 February 2021
Value: £35,000
Company size: SME
London borough of Redbridge

IT Finance Business Analyst

6 Incomplete applications

6 SME, 0 large

20 Completed applications

19 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Thursday 14 January 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 18 January 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 21 January 2021 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
This is a crucial role for the IT replacement project and involves working with the service to define one of the most important system connections. Ensuring that key benefits from system functionality are achieved that meet the technical aspects of financial accounting for Housing General fund and the HRA.
Latest start date
Monday 1 February 2021
Expected contract length
3 months
No specific location, for example they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
London borough of Redbridge
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
IT Replacement Project Manager
Head of Housing Systems and Resources
What the specialist will work on
Analysis of the processes and procedures between a new housing management system and the corporate finance system. This will include process mapping 'As Is' and working with the service to define 'To Be', with particular emphasis on the design of financial forecasting for temporary accommodation and include the technical aspects of the Housing Revenue Account. Analysis should highlight the benefits of changing process and procedures which once agreed will feed into the configuration of the new housing management system.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Working arrangements
Teams meetings and regular check point sessions with the project team.
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Accountancy qualification
  • Business analysis experience
  • Housing service experience
  • Change project experience
  • Process and procedure mapping
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • challenge the status quo
  • share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • take responsibility for their work
Additional assessment methods
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent?
Thank you for your question. There is currently a finance business analyst working within the IT programme.
2. Over budget for the project?
We are unclear on the question asked.
3. Is there a current or preferred incumbent?
We are undertaking an open procurement exercise for this role and therefore there is no preferred candidate.
4. What is your overall budget for the project?
5. Could you please just confirm that this role will be outside IR35?
Based on the assessment tool outcome this role is deemed to be outside of IR35.