Finance Analyst

Location
England, East Sussex, Brighton
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
13846822/001
Contact
David Revell
Sector
Insurance
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Finance Analyst

Based in Brighton

Client Details

Based in Brighton

Description

Target best practice information across the business and against external benchmarks.

Defining and coordinating the annual planning process for the business.

Understanding and maintenance of the planning model including the ability to explain key drivers and sensitivitys around performance.

Work closely with the planning team to deliver a clear and informative view of the business, both past and future.

Build strong relationships at all levels across functions and the Finance Team.

Establish trust with stakeholders.

Act as a bridge for financial information with non-finance stakeholders.

Identify information and reporting needs for the presentation of projected performance, ensuring appropriate decisions are being derived.

Take lead oversight for consistency and accuracy of forecasting and planning MI and process, ensuring accountability for accuracy at source ownership.

Lead on process improvement and transformation. Work closely with Commercial Finance colleagues across the business.

Profile

Professional with relevant transferable skills gained from working within large multinational or complex organisations.

Demonstrated high calibre financial understanding and capability, with a clear commercial awareness and attention to detail.

Demonstrated strong excel and financial modelling skills, preferable (though not essential) SQL and/or knowledge of IBM Cognos.

Proactive and inquisitive nature and ensure accountability.

A track record of personal growth through exceeding expectations and objectives.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills with a proven ability to bridge financial knowledge-gaps. Strong stakeholder management and exposure to senior management.

Adaptable to business change with a positive outlook. Proven initiative and desire to contribute beyond the core expectations of the role.

Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills.

Organises own workload effectively, with a proactive and delivery focused attitude.

Willing to provide support, advice, and assistance in the development of colleagues. Full or partial post graduate qualification / Membership of recognised professional body.

Preferably chartered accountant Relevant tertiary degree attained. Strong excel and financial modelling skills Strong academic history.

Job Offer

£250 - £300