Finance Analyst

4 days left

Goodman Masson
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen in a leading medical research business for a qualified Finance Analyst to join a growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to further their financial planning and analysis experience in a modern and dynamic environment.

The Finance Analyst role will support the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis and FP&A Manager on the strategic financial planning processes, decision support and business partnering. The role will be responsible for helping to ensure that the organisation has the information it needs to support effective decision-making and strategic development.

Key responsibilities:

*Maintaining robust budget, forecast and 5 plan models that influence and support decision-making
*Working with FP&A Manager, senior management and budget holders to consolidate and deliver the annual budget and 5 year plan
*Developing and maintaining resource allocation and costing models that will support internal management and the needs of funders.
*Working with the Grants team to ensure robust financial management of externally funded science research programmes
*Supporting the month/year end processes by reviewing accruals/prepayments, investigating key budget variances and reporting to budget holders
*Development and maintenance of the suite of standardised monthly reports
*Supporting management in developing and delivering efficiency plans and ensuring value for money across the organisation's operations

Who we are looking for:

*A qualified accountant with planning and analysis experience, familiar with the workings of a diverse and complex organisation
*Able to demonstrate significant and creative problem-solving based on analysis of complex data and with a focus on driving value
*A proven team player, able to work flexibly with others and contribute effectively across a broad range of activities
*Able to plan and prioritise work
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage with people at all levels internally, with partners and externally
*Experience of financial modelling and reporting
*Strong experience of Excel

Candidates from all industry backgrounds will be considered for this role.