Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, PMI, Bonus, Dental and Life
Reference: 34194
Contact Name: Dee Hundal
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2017 16:41

Job Description

Reporting into the Head of Finance, you will own and manage month-end, commercial activities and related financial accounting processes. You will manage Management Information, profit improvement initiatives planned, financial aspects of bidding and mobilising contracts, financial reporting and integration's between operational and financial IT systems. Specifically, you will:
Assess variances in financial performance and reporting packs ensuring they are updated with commentary.
Manage adherence to finance manual, establish cost controls and report and challenge overspends, where appropriate
Ensuring the rolling forecast model and budget accurately reflects the operational assumptions of the leadership team
Adapt existing business models for changes in business environment and/or create appropriate tools as agreed with Head of Finance
Simple cash flow analysis on a periodic basis to ensure group achieve set targets
Manage the weekly operational forecasting process and quarterly/annual budgeting process
Adapt the rolling forecasts and quarterly budgets, for changes to assumptions. Assess financial impact of the same.
Preparing accurate and timely monthly financial and operational reporting packs for both internal and external stakeholders.
Work closely with operational teams and Head of Financial on projects linked to new business bids, FP&A or corporate development

You will already be a Finalist or Newly qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA), with a comprehensive understanding of financial accounting and knowledge of financial IT systems, preferably SAP and Great Plains. The below are additional desirable skills:
*Advanced Excel skills including Macros, Access and Modelling skills
The Ability to work across different teams, including the Group and central transactional teams and shared service centre.
Have experience in creating and modifying financial models for re-forecasting and sensitivity analysis.
Have welfare to work industry experience - desirable but not essential
Thrive under pressure, manage exacting priorities and have a keen eye for detail.

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