Finance Analyst

England, London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 28 Days, PMI, Shares
25 Feb 2019
25 Mar 2019
Jordan Davenport-Smith
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification

This is the chance to join a global FTSE250 business in a highly commercial Finance Analyst / Accountant role. This offers great scope for internal progression, with pathways towards either FC or more commercial roles, that has a key FP&A focus and is based in their London Head Office.

Client Details

The Client

As a FTSE250 business with a large global presence, our client is a well-established company who oversees some of the largest civil and defence contracts around the globe, with a key focus in the engineering & asset management space.

They are a large business with a huge finance function on the whole, thus offering great potential for internal progress, however this role sits at sector level within a team of 10 of mixed ability. This offers a great learning platform for someone looking to progress within industry and build up their own skill set, alongside the opportunity to mentor juniors within the team.

Their statutory reporting is outsourced and they don't have a set FP&A function and as such they are looking to bring in a Finance Analyst / Accountant to strengthen the London team and to take ownership of the commercial elements.


The Role

This Finance Analyst role is hybrid and so there is an element of management reporting and analysis alongside the more operational and commercial FP&A focus. The role reports into the Assistant Finance Director with key responsibilities including:

  • Month End Forecasting - ownership of month and quarter-end P&L distribution and forecast consolidation
  • Business Partner - work closely with group FDs and senior management
  • Contract Analysis - monitor and review all upcoming contracts - highlighting financial implications
  • Ad Hoc Projects - as and where required including asset risk analysis, hedging & forex activity.
  • FP&A - execute value-added analysis and other ad hoc analysis as required
  • Process & Control Improvements - assist with the ongoing development of the centralised finance function
  • Profile

    What's Needed

  • Strong Academics
  • Qualified ACA - Top Tier Firm
  • Audit Manager if in Practice or Post-ACA Industry Experience is Essential
  • Excel Proficiency - Competent Manipulating Large Data Set
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Job Offer

    What's On Offer

    This is a varied and highly commercial role in the Central London Head Office of a FTSE250 engineering business with clear and well laid progression pathways. It also has the following benefits:

  • Up to 60K Salary + 10% Bonus
  • 28 Days Holiday
  • PMI
  • Life Assurance
  • Share Ownership
  • Learning & Development Programs
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