Senior Finance Analyst

Accountancy and Finance
Published
31st January 2018
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
£55,000

Description

My client a leading financial services organisation based in London are looking to hire a Senior Group Reporting Analyst within their finance function.

The Role Purpose:

  • Preparing management reports and projections on the Group’s financial results
  • Engage with the business on analysing current and past data to provide insight on business performance and how to drive results
  • Work within the team responsible for the coordination of annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes
  • Own and develop financial models for a number of areas

Key Accountabilities:

Strategic Planning:

  • Work as part of the team in preparation of 5 year strategic forecasts including:
  • The consolidation of Group and portfolio level P&L’s; engaging with the business to challenge individual inputs whilst understanding the bigger picture
  • Analysis of balance sheet (>£2bn receivables) and cash flow over the planning horizon
  • Preparation of materials for the Executive Committee and Board

Forecasting:

  • Lead the ongoing rolling forecast process; variance analysis and identification of risks/opportunities from current trends on in-year Normalised PBT (c. £90m)
  • Assist in the preparation of forecasts for debt covenant compliance and risk appetite

Performance Reporting:

  • Contribution to monthly performance reporting to the Senior Leadership Team, Executive Committee and Board; including ownership of commercial understanding and reporting surrounding receivables, spend, and EIR
  • Liaise with business leads in preparing insightful and clear commentary to ensure the key messages are clearly articulated to senior management and the Board
  • Prepare supporting analysis for other Governance committees

Project Work and Analysis:

  • Participate in the development of forecasting and reporting tools (Anaplan and Tableau); developing both the modelling and adoption of these tools in improving team processes and outputs
  • Support other members of the team with ad-hoc analysis requests from the Executive Committee and other internal and external stakeholders (including shareholders and debt lenders)

Requirements:

  • At least a 2.1 degree or equivalent
  • An accounting qualification (e.g. CIMA / ACCA);
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present information in a clear and concise fashion
  • Experience in a financial analysis or financial reporting role
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly excel
  • Experience preferably within financial services
  • Familiarity with IFRS is preferred
  • Strong business partnering experience; working with teams outside of finance and/or coordination of multiple teams

For any more information please contact tomhutchings@bsmgroup.com

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