Financial Analyst

Rainford Berry Ltd
Dartford, Kent
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity to join a world-renowned engineering / construction company as a Financial Analyst. Our client is an international engineering enterprise, founded on over a century and a half of experience. The company is globally diverse with a commitment to delivering excellence plus performance, founded on 166 years of experience. They fund, design, manufacture, construct and maintain the modern world - providing the buildings and infrastructure to accommodate, educate, employ, transport, care for and sustain communities.
The Financial Analyst will be based at the company's headquarters in Dartford, Kent. The company has recently been through a process of upskilling and reorganising its finance function and is now seeking a high calibre Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning and Analysis team. This role is an opportunity to join a progressive, international company that has demonstrated remarkable growth and could offer the right candidate a range of career options.

The primary responsibilities for the Financial Analyst include support in managing the short and medium cash flow processes, providing analytical support and business insight, evaluating business opportunities / risks, assisting and driving finance transformation and establishing key relationships with finance and non-finance personnel.

Principle Accountabilities of the Financial Analyst

* Analyse current and past trends in short and medium term cash flow with specific focus on UK Contracting
* Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variances
* Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
* Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives
* Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
* Assist in the preparation and delivery of weekly and monthly financial reports
* Assist the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting and Modelling tools and reports
* Work with Business Intelligence teams to drive enhancements to tools and reporting

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Behaviours of the B2B (Tech) Business Developer

* Part or recently Qualified Accountant (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
* Bachelor's Degree (hons) 2:1 or above
* Previous experience in an analytical finance role
* Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills and systems experience
* Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organised
* Capable to work within a team, but also able to deliver work on own merit
* Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
* Demonstrate the ability to interact with Senior leadership both finance and non-finance
* Previous engineering / construction industry experience desirable but not essential

Location: Dartford, Kent
Salary: £50K, Plus Car Allowance, Private Medical Cover and Group Pension Scheme

Status: Permanent, Full Time

Job Reference: IB170405