Digital Ventures Finance Analyst

London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Ventures Finance Analyst

We are recruiting on behalf of a client of ours, one of Europe's leading steel producers for a Finance Analyst to join an existing team.

Under the guidance of the Managing Director, the Financial Analyst will act as a trusted advisor to the current venture.

The role is critical in providing support to the businesses venture on all aspects of financial management including defining the business plan and executing market forecasting, reporting of current and forward-looking financial performance, as well as identifying and managing risk exposure.

This position is built around teamwork, working in a collaborative environment to meet various stakeholder requirements.

Purpose of the role:

Our client is in the process of growing the eCommerce marketplace with a vision well beyond the early stages of business start-up; transforming the way firms source, compare and buy steel from suppliers.

Financially backed and operationally supported by other areas of the business, this venture is well positioned to disrupt the UK industrial goods market, infusing cutting edge technology into an industry primed for innovation.

Accountabilities of the role:

  • Implementation of a reporting framework to provide sufficient business intelligence of the ventures.
  • Regular reporting to the management team on overall business performance.
  • Overseeing data management across functional disciplines including sales, marketing and operations.
  • Supporting the definition of the business plan and executing market forecasting.
  • Performing intensive data analysis (Excel) and financial modelling (budget and revenue models) with medium sized data sets.
  • Assisting in business development tasks such as identifying commercial partnership opportunities and creating alternate fee arrangements.
  • Be the 'go-to' person for all invoicing and expense reimbursements queries.
  • Support the accounts payable process, including authorising, coding and vendor management.

Competencies required:

  • Strong financial analysis, business planning and accounting knowledge.
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Skilled in the use of accounting applications, database management (Excel) and development of management presentation material (PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build excellent working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proactive self-starter, with ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Degree qualification in Business, Finance or related field.
  • Studying towards CIMA/ACCA (or equivalent).

Salary Range: £32,129 to £62,386 per annum

Hours: 40 Hours per week

Contract Length: 12 Months (temporary)

Keywords; Finance, Financial, Analyst, Accounting, Sales, Business, Planning, Marketing, CIMA, ACCA

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