Financial Analyst

Milton Keynes
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Financial Analyst at this Global Organisation based in Milton Keynes.
The suitable candidate will provide FP&A support to the Senior Financial Controller and the work will relate to finance planning and analysis, support the future system changes (SAP), as well as acting as a key communication point for the business unit.
Duties will include:
•Performing actual, forecast and budget activities for the business unit. •Drive accounting processes and procedures relating to project accounting and controls for the business unit.•Participate in monthly project reviews.•Assist in the accounting work of Project Accounting System.•Prepare and consolidate monthly reports on financial performance and key business metrics.•Perform Analysis on business unit performance (Actuals, Forecast).•Drive reporting process improvement and automation of process within the business unit.•Ad hoc duties as required.
Successful candidate will be / have:
•Ability to influence other finance and accounting individuals.•Advanced MS Excel skills.•Previous progressive accounting / finance experience, with a preference in commerce and industry (i.e. non-audit environment). •Excellent analytical skills and experience in project accounting are highly desirable. •Must be self-motivated, capable to prioritise and make decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.•Fluent in English (verbal and written).•Ability to work unsupervised.•Ability to work in a cross-cultural team environment (and / or have had international experience).•Prioritise when there are multiple objectives and tasks.•Question underlying financials to spot potential errors or improve business performance.•Strong analytical skills.•Business understanding and a strategic approach.•Possess strong communication skills (with different background and levels of audience).•Potential to develop further in the finance organisation.•Additional European language would be beneficial.
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