Senior Financial Analyst

Lambeth, UK
07 Jul 2019
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Senior Financial AnalystThe Team: Morningstar's Finance team is responsible for planning, forecasting and analysis of the company's financial results. The team works collaboratively with our business groups to support them with timely and insightful information to make informed business decisions. The Role: Morningstar's European Finance group has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst in its Financial Planning & Analysis team who acts as the primary contact with various internal business stakeholders. The position coordinates financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and reporting. In this role, you will also work closely with the business leaders and the global finance colleagues to ensure consistent reporting across the organization. In addition, you will gain extensive experience with financial systems and reporting, build relationships with senior management, and work on special projects as necessary. The EMEA Senior Financial Analyst reports to the European Finance Director but will work closely with the global Financial Planning & Analysis leadership. This position is based in our London office. Responsibilities
• Ownership of the financial planning, reporting and budgeting process for the EMEA region.
• Act as FP&A point of contact for the EMEA region and coordinate activities with Chicago FP&A team.
• Perform ad-hoc analysis and provide support on special projects as needed.
• Assist in creating and maintaining internal financial reporting packages and materials for meetings. Present financial results to senior management on a monthly basis.
• Partner with our business group colleagues to help them gain better insight into their business. Identify and implement improvement in business processes.
• Ability to understand and complete month end reporting for a sub region / country - end to end processing.
• Participate in cross-functional project teams formed to address business process improvements in the financial planning & budgeted processes.
• Assist as needed with training new team members in EMEA; reviewing processes and transactions to ensure proper accounting, compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls, and Morningstar policies. Requirements
• Five to seven years of experience in a financial planning and analysis and/or accounting-related position with a bachelor's degree; CA/CPA/MBA or other local designations preferred.
• Candidates should be excellent communicators, detail-oriented and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong team player with demonstrated relationship building skills who will roll up his or her sleeves to get the job done.
• Solid Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills required; knowledge of Hyperion and Oracle preferred. Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.301_MstarEurLtd Morningstar Europe Ltd (UK) Legal EntityHow to Apply for a Job at MorningstarStep 1When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please fill out this form completely, attaching your resume and cover letter in the approved format. Read the job requirements carefully and make sure to attach writing or design samples as required. Applicants must submit their resume and other information through our corporate website to be considered for a job at Morningstar. No phone calls, please.Step 2You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.Step 3If you are called in for an interview, a representative from Morningstar will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. Be prepared for a rigorous interview process. To make sure you're a good fit for Morningstar and we're a good fit for you, we'll schedule time for you to meet with multiple staff members at all levels of the company. Expect to return for multiple interviews as part of the process. A representative from Morningstar will contact you with the results of your interview-either with a job offer or to let you know our plans for the position.Applicants With Disabilities Who Need AccommodationMorningstar is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 1 312 384-3900 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.Please note:We only accept calls from applicants who need accommodation related to a disability. Please, no calls with unrelated questions or requests.Please be sure to include the title and location of the open position you're interested in when you leave a message.US Applicants: Morningstar is an E-Verify program participant.Learn more:This Organization Participates in E-Verify (English) - This Organization Participates in E-Verify (Spanish) - Right to Work (English) - Right to Work (Spanish) -