Financial Analyst

England, Hampshire, Farnborough
£32000 - £40000 per annum + Strong Benefits apply more detail
08 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
James Quinn
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Our client a market leading organisation based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst to join the team.

Client Details

Our client a market leading organisation based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst to join the team.


As a Finance Analyst based from the Farnborough, Hampshire office you will be responsible for:

Key responsibilities

*Your principle responsibility is to manage the monthly financial reports & analysis, billing, mainly for presentation to the clients but also for internal review

*Managed Reporting & Billing

*This involves the production of monthly invoices for Management with the help of our Indian processing team. This includes actual cost invoice, estimate (if applicable) and fixed fees.

*Also in co-ordination with our external team, the analyst is expected to answer Sharepoint queries relevant to their areas in a timely fashion to help the flow of purchase invoices processing onto Sage as well as reducing the potential for error in the monthly recharges

*The monthly recharge invoice is to be presented and reviewed by account manager, before being submitted to the client. The account manager should expect the analyst to know the principal commercial terms of each contract and ensure the monthly invoicing reflects those terms, but the account manager is ultimately responsible for checking the commercial accuracy of these reports. Analyst should provide some narrative to the Account Manager to explain anything unusual

*The Analyst is expected to provide to the Account Manager a monthly Budget to Actual cost comparison to present the client for actual costs of the trailing 12 months against budget which includes the latest month of fully disbursed costs (usually available three months subsequent to the month in question).

*The analyst will work in conjunction with the account manager to produce annual operating budget

*In addition to the client Budget to Actual P&Ls, a monthly P&L for internal purposes should be produced which should be as accurate as possible to the final expected costs for the period. This should be given to the Management Accountant for purposes of accurate accruals + profitability analysis for the monthly management accounts

*The analyst is also expected to be the gatekeeper for cash flow management information on for use by both the Account Manager and the cash manager in Finance. This includes information on contractual payment terms, actual payment history & expected payment dates as well as monitoring actual exposure levels.

*You will be expected to work closely with the Account Manager to assist in the collection of receivables for which they are responsible, within agreed the terms of the contract. This assistance will include timely resolution of client queries on the billing.

*You will also have responsibility to assist your fellow if they are on leave, within reason

Analysis & efficiency reporting

*Customer / Business Unit Profitability analysis

  • Complicated Purchase Ledger processes
  • Profitability analysis + Efficiency Reporting

* Managing a range of balance sheet reconciliations

*Assistance in the provision of management accounts, forecasts, budgets and the audit process as and when required


  • Experience in a similar role covering the above responsibilities as closely as possible
  • *Minimum of 2 years' experience in a dynamic and fast moving finance environment.

    *Systems proficiency in Excel and a good working understanding of accounts and stock software packages

    *Ability to communicate and work with a variety of departments and people at all levels

    *An understanding of the personal responsibility required to deliver results and an ability to work on their own initiative

    *Analytically competent and naturally inclined to challenge processes and procedures and find practical alternatives

    Job Offer

    Salary £32,000 - £40,000 the top end will be very much dependant on suitability for the role. Strong benefits please apply for more details

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