Financial Analyst

Lloyd Recruitment Reigate
£14.20 per hour
03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Analyst - 9 month contract Location: Tadworth, Surrey Salary: £14.20 per hour, Competitive package Lloyd Recruitment Services is delighted to be recruiting for one of its very loyal clients in the outskirts of Reigate. An extremely well established business which has enjoyed many years of success. This role is to work as an entry level Finance Support Analyst where you will provide professional support with data validation and financial management reporting and analysis. You will assist colleagues at all levels based at Tadworth, and will be expected to respond to requests from Supervisors and Managers in an efficient and timely manner. The opportunity This Finance Support Analyst position within the Decision Support Center of Excellence is an Entry Level Finance position responsible for undertaking data validation and financial management reporting and analysis in order to support Finance customers. This role will require strong analytical ability, coupled with sufficient knowledge of business / finance analysis tools and methodologies. Duties will include: - Plan, Budget and Forecast modelling. - Financial Reporting analytics. - Presentation development and preparation. - Data Validation. - Report consolidation and submission. - Analyze Output - Highlight significant variances to budget, actuals and prior year, pinpoint specific type of variance (region, market, and product), categorize variances as system/technical or business related, follow-up with suspected system/technical related variances, and create variances report, categorizing variances by type, amount and specific location. - Root Cause Research - Research business related variances, identify variance as manual accounting error or legitimate business movement. - Prepare ad hoc presentations as needed per request from manager. Requirements: - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with finance / accounting or related experience. - Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and time management skills. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Basic understanding of finance IT system architecture may be required. - Management Reporting and Analysis process experience preferred. - Relevant work experience. - Advanced Microsoft Office capabilities, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word - Competency with spreadsheets & financial modelling (comfort with data manipulation and financial systems). - Ability to identify business issues/opportunities and to frame business questions. - Knowledge of various financial systems and financial reporting aspects is preferred. - Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). If you are interested in the above opportunity, and would like to work for a driven and focused employer, this could be the opportunity for you. Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications Lloyd Recruitment Services receive, we are only able to contact short-listed candidates.
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