Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Computershare
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Ref
1124071076
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Finance Analyst - 12 month FTC Bristol Competitive Salary Progression Opportunities Training & Development Competitive Company Pension Award Winning Employee Share Plan 25 Days Holiday Excellent Working Culture Job Introduction Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. Computershare also specialise in mortgage servicing, deposit protection, and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services. Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in data management, high volume transaction processing, payments and stakeholder engagement, and is represented in all major financial markets; generating USD2.2 billion of revenue in the last financial year and employing over 12,000 staff worldwide. The UCIA region (United Kingdom, Ireland, Channel Islands & South Africa) generated over USD400 million of revenue and USD100 million in earnings in the last financial year; employing over 4,000 staff across the region, with the regional headquarters based in Bristol. The UCIA Commercial Finance function act as a valued advisor to the business providing commercial finance support to the regional business units, including:
• Supporting strategic financial planning and delivery of key business initiatives
• Providing financial insight into current and future business performance
• Providing commercial finance support to business decision making processes
• Supporting the delivery of annual financial plans
• Delivering timely and relevant management information Main Purpose of the Role The Finance Analyst will be responsible for providing support to the UCIA Senior Finance Business Partner and the Head of Finance Integration in relation to the integration of the recently acquired Equatex business. The role is a 12 month fixed term contract. Key Responsibilities
• Working closely with the UCIA Senior Finance Business Partner as well as other key stakeholders in maintaining accurate financial models relating to the integration programme.
• Liaising with various stakeholders to maintain a detailed personnel file in order to accurately track people movement across BAU and integration.
• Develop monthly reporting tools to analyse business performance, including the analysis of financial results versus business case.
• Take a hands on approach working with the financial accounting team to ensure correct month end results particularly around cost control, accruals and management adjustments.
• Detailed review of integration related costs at month end and maintaining an up to date forecast of key cost areas
• Support the annual budget and quarterly forecast cycle
• Develop and manage effective relationships with regional stakeholders within the Business and within Finance
• Ad hoc tasks as required Person Specification The successful candidate will be a part qualified accountant ideally with experience in providing financial support to business units. In addition to strong analytical skills and technical expertise, the successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills including the ability to influence and interact at different levels of management. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have a proactive approach and be commercially inquisitive. Essential Skills, Experience and Competencies
• ACA/ACCA/CIMA part qualified
• High degree of numeracy and strong analytical skills
• Strong excel skills
• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to influence and interact at different levels of management
• Commercially inquisitive
• Self-motivated
• Ability to prioritise and work well under deadlines
• Able to work in a team environment Desirable Skills, Experience and Competencies
• Experience in providing financial analysis support to business units.
• Knowledge of Epicor, Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning financial systems.
• Knowledge of the products and services provided by Computershare A Truly Diverse Place to Work Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people and we welcome applications from everyone. We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. Specific Key Benefits of the Role Computershare offers all employees 25 days holiday, excellent pension scheme, shareholder incentive plan, and a flexible employee benefits scheme. All successful candidates will be required to undergo the Computershare Pre-Employment Screening Process before commencing employment. Employment will be subject to satisfactory clearance on background checks including Identification, Passport Validation, Finance, Qualification, Employment / Personal referencing and Criminal Record Basic Disclosure checks. Computershare Investor Services PLC is registered in England and Wales No 3498808 and the registered office address is: The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol, BS13 8AE.

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