Project Analyst

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
St Albans
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Investigo are seeking an immediately available Financial Analyst for a large company based in Hertfordshire.

This role will entail the following, maintain and develop the timesheet structure for over 1000 employees. The business relies heavily on timesheets and you play a pivotal role in ensuring timesheets codes are set up, reporting is available and key month end deadlines are met. You will work with a variety of stakeholders across many different levels and get the opportunity to be part of major decisions, providing creative input that affect all areas.

A key element of this role is driving better reporting, so someone with either previous experience of this will have an advantage.

Key Duties:

  • Ensure all costs capitalised against Technology projects adhere to technical accounting guidelines and are recorded accurately in the accounts
  • Post staff capitalisation journals on an accurate and timely basis at period end
  • Carry out impairment review on internally capitalised staff time through liaising with Head of Project Management and Fixed Asset Accountant
  • Liaise with auditors on key audit deliverables and provide in a timely manner
  • Produce regular Management Information around Technology projects and resource allocation, ensure it is accurate and insightful and issue within agreed timelines
  • Produce regular and accurate reporting on project spend to Project Managers/Product Owners to enable them to effectively manage resources and costs
  • Design and implementation of internal reporting of capex spend by project to various levels of seniors in Technology
  • Produce regular and timely reporting to management on timesheets completion rates
  • Continue with driving understanding and training of timesheets across Technology, to facilitate timesheet completion and staff capitalisation.
  • Design and implementation of internal Capital Expenditure Approval process
  • Support Senior Technology and Finance Managers in providing them with any ad hoc analysis required on Technology resource and projects
  • Provide support to and build effective relationships with Key customers listed above
  • Maintain and enhance controls around project lifecycle: initiation/approvals, setting of budgets, set up and maintenance of timesheet codes, purchasing processes, accurate reporting and project go live/completion
  • Must demonstrate a strong commercial understanding of the business, which is reflected in the reports, analysis and commentaries, provided and assist the Head of Finance in managing the overall business.
  • Continually look to improve the processes and reporting for the business

To apply you will meet the criteria below:

  • Qualified CIMA / ACA accountant
  • Experience of process improvements and stakeholder management essential
  • Experience in supporting finance and non-finance teams essential
  • Experience of Hyperion is an advantage