Finance Analyst - Costs

Randstad Financial & Professional
United Kingdom
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst - Costs

Are you a qualified Finance Analyst with at least 5 years relevant experience gained in Financial Services or a large corporate environment? My client is part of a FTSE listed group and is looking for an individual with the aforementioned skill set to join their team, based in the City of London.

You will be responsible for:

*Provide support to the Transformation and Operations Finance Business partners providing analysis, MI reporting
* Produce financial papers for presentation at Committee meetings including insightful commentary
* Provide Business Partnering support for central functions areas (eg.HR, Legal, Finance) taking ownership for budgeting & forecasting process and business support
*Work closely with Central Finance to understand the cost base and analyse these against comparatives and appropriate benchmarks
*Attend quarterly management meetings, which includes producing MI papers and cost recharges
*Produce well understood functional cost reporting with appropriate detail and cost centre reporting as required
*Work to develop reporting tools and automation to deliver continuous improvement to outputs
*Take an active role in developing a simple and efficient cost driver calculation methodology to allocate the cost base used for management reporting
* Take ownership for reporting and budgeting of the various business units
* Play an active role in the annual business planning process and also work to embed the rolling forecast in the decision making process.

The ideal applicant must have:

*An accountancy qualification with relevant financial analysis and cost reporting experience
*Previous exposure working in asset management would be highly beneficial although other industries will be considered
*Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with senior stakeholders
*Advanced system skills and ideally knowledge of Hyperion and Sun as well as a good level of Excel

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a well respected investment manager, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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