Jnr Finance Analyst - Global Technology Firm Liverpool Street

Goodman Masson
London (Central)
16 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Analyst

Through the combination of creative and strategic thinking, and a focus on the smallest details, the efforts of the Global Client Finance team have a significant impact on the company's results. This position will be an Associate Financial Analyst focused on our EMEA & APAC business. This individual will possess some project management skills, with a passion for creating actionable analytics and a desire to achieve exceptional results in a fast paced environment.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

 Work closely with Finance Lead to support in making decisions to indicate and improve financial performance of the portfolio
 Support Client Teams through the project lifecycle
o Enable forecast accuracy through understanding accounting treatment and analysis of project
o Drive best practices in forecasting and reporting - partner with the client team to define specific custom financial operational support.
o Support in the preparation of various presentations or supporting materials
o Provide strategic analysis by identifying trends and potential areas of risk
o Identify issues and facilitate risk resolution solutions to ensure effective delivery
 Monthly, Quarterly and Annual financial analysis (Budget, Forecast and Actuals)
o Support preparation of several business critical reports -P&Ls, Quarterly Business Reviews
o Support monthly revenue recognition process between Revenue Team and Client Team
o Own monthly review of unbilled balances vs. revenue - reporting to various teams, and highlighting risks.
o Partner with the regional and local Controllership teams in monthly and quarterly closes to understand and be able to explain all significant variances to budget/forecast
o Scrutinize forecasted expenses to understand their substantiation, and ensure expenditure by nature is on track
 Develop solid working understanding of the company's ERP and reporting tools (Oracle and Management Reporting, HFM)
 Ensure financial standards are upheld and help to harmonize processes & calendar
 Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

 Minimum 2 years' experience
 A self-starter, who is willing to take initiative on new and challenging tasks
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 Analytical, numerate mindset
 Energetic, enthusiastic and pro-active.
 Ability to multitask on a variety of different requirements at any one time and deliver accurate work to tight deadlines.
 Strong organization skills, orientation to detail and initiative
 Competent in Microsoft Office - Excel and PowerPoint proficient

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