Financial Analyst - FP&A

Recruiter
Rutherford Briant
Location
London, South East England
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Rutherford Briant are recruiting for Finance Analyst on a 10 month fixed term contract based in London. The Financial Analyst role is within the UK & Ireland Financial Planning and Analysis team. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring revenue and expenses are correctly recorded in the financial statements and through analysis able to explain the variances when compared to a number of metrics.

The role includes day-to-day interaction with finance and business colleagues of all levels and requires a strong grasp of spoken and written English. There is the opportunity for someone to develop the processes and analysis to add value to both finance and business stakeholders.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Ensure revenue is correctly recorded in the financial statements including supporting evidence as required

  • Create and communicate insightful analysis on revenue variances to tight deadlines

  • Ensure expenses are correctly recorded in the financial statements along with analysis for variances

  • Revenue forecast compilation/analysis and be able to summarise and explain trends and key variances

  • Be proactive in reviewing and making recommendations on improvements to processes and analysis

  • Support and contribute to team and company strategies and initiatives

  • Work with colleagues of all levels in both finance and the business

  • Support and actively contribute to process change and standardisation initiatives

  • Ensure adherence to the company’s policies and procedures

The ideal candidate will be required to have 2 - 5 years of relevant financial experience preferably within financial services. You will also need to demonstrate excellent financial analysis and analytical skills with a commercial bias.