Senior Finance Analyst

Talentera Ltd
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Got Big 4 Accountancy experience and looking to join a Startup?

This is your chance to be part of a new team within one of the fastest growing tech start-ups in recent years. This role is an excellent opportunity, suitable for candidates seeking to further broaden their extensive financial planning and analysis leadership experience within a fast paced business.

As a Senior Finance Analyst what will a typical day involve? You’ll provide structure and discipline around the provision of reporting, creation and tracking of forecasts and budgets and providing a planning framework within which the company will operate.

  • Managing delivery of regular reporting and planning processes across the FP&A team including:

  • Project manage regular reporting & forecasting processes including all quarterly forecasts, annual budget and monthly outturn / short term forecasting

  • Proactively identifying margin generative opportunities and process efficiencies.

  • Management and communication of planning timetables both within Finance and the wider business

  • Facilitate changes to GL and CC structures within the consolidation models in conjunction with Financial Accounts

  • Overseeing balance sheet and cash flow forecasting, working closely with FD to identify future cash requirements and distillation of Capex forecasts

  • Ownership of all forecasting, consolidation and reporting tools including scoping out new systems and revisions to forecasting models.

  • Be proactive throughout the month end period to provide reporting and insight with ultimate delivery of monthly financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Challenge Commercial Finance and Operational teams on all aspects of the business, utilising tools and data available - identify and create the tools required where these do not already exist.

  • Headcount forecasting & reporting, providing insightful reporting for decision making and recruitment sign-off.

  • Finance Business Partner to Opex business leaders, responsible for the co-ordination, challenge and presentation of Financial projections and results. Business Partner in building business cases and presenting as part of the investment case review.

  • Supporting in the delivery of Board and Investor reporting packs.

  • Supporting ad hoc analysis required for the VC investors, and a key team member in supporting the modelling and data requirements for future funding and investment processes.

  • Ability to take a flexible approach to responsibilities during a period of rapid growth and change in the team

  • Assist in the delivery of ad hoc projects as instructed by CFO and Finance Director.

So what experience and attributes do you need to be a success in this role?

  • Experience with one of the Big 4 accountancy firms

  • Subsequent experience working for a small business

  • You’ll be now looking for your 3rd of 4th role

  • Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA accountant with minimum 2 years PQE

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Experience of a high growth, dynamic, responsive environment

  • Strong MS Excel skills, ability to analyse large volumes of data

  • Finance systems literate

  • A flexible individual who enjoys working in a changing environment

  • Strong communications skills - both verbally and on paper. Ability to interact well with the senior management team.

What is the salary for the Senior Finance Analyst role?

£50 - £60,000 basic + benefits