Finance Analyst - Great Plains / Microsoft Dynamics

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Financial Analyst is responsible for entries into ledger for month end, sales ledger cycle and providing profitability analysis on departments, reporting into the FC. There is further development within the commercial & finance team with significant potential opportunities within the company as it continues to grow and additional analysis and reporting demands evolve.

Client Details

My client provides a range of services to the utility industry and administrative, technical secretarial and financial support to three utility code companies.

Description

The Finance Analyst has core responsibility for areas of the month end management reporting, profitability analysis for departments and billing for the main company:

Month end

  • Month end journals with appropriate backup and reviewing result of entries into the ledger
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations for selected accounts including accruals and accrued / deferred revenue
  • Analysis of month end variance to budget / forecast for revenue and expenses and engaging with departments to review and understand drivers for reporting commentary
  • Responsible for revenue recognition on contracted income in general ledger

Business Profitability reporting

  • Preparation of regular department expenditure reports and liaison with budget holders to facilitate awareness of financials and improved forecasting accuracy
  • Business profitability analysis support to contract management
  • Building and maintaining department contract profitability report
  • Cost centre allocation journal preparation

Billing

  • Maintaining and updating billing platform with new contracts and changes to existing contracts
  • Monthly / quarterly billing reconciliation

Other responsibilities

  • Ad Hoc project modelling and forecasting with commercial teams
  • Enhancing reporting process for month end cycle
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities
  • Supporting the budget and forecast processes including updating models and adding additional analysis where required
  • Uploading budgets and forecasts into accounting system and reconciling

Ad Hoc project work as directed

Profile

Skills

  • Recognised financial qualification - finalist ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience of using Microsoft Dynamics; Great Plains (preferable)
  • Experience of working in small company environment
  • Working to multiple deadlines and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills - V Lookups, pivot tables, Sum ifs

Job Offer

Up to £45,000 + benefits

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