Senior Financial Analyst & Business Partner - EMEA
Anthony Cole Associates are proud to be once again partnering a hugely successful professional services firm, who boast a truly global footprint. Through the success of the business and the thirst for meaningful analysis and business partnering activities, they are hiring a new Finance Analyst role in their finance team at this level to drive growth through 2017 and beyond.
The EMEA Finance Team acts as a business partner to senior management within EMEA to drive profitable growth and help the region and firm achieve its strategic goals. The Financial Analyst role within the EMEA Finance team assists with performance reporting, budgeting / forecasting and ad hoc value-added analysis. This role reports into theFinancial Planning & Analysis Manager - EMEA.
The role will include the following responsibilities:
¨ Assisting in preparation of monthly commentary on financial performance and identify opportunities to add value to management information
¨ Assisting in the preparation of the annual budget and forecast for all offices within EMEA
¨ Assisting with the production of monthly, quarterly and yearly presentations / reports
¨ Assisting in value-add ad hoc analysis and reports for all customers in EMEA
¨ Assisting in profitability reports e.g. a client level and supporting pricing proposals for clients
¨ Assist in enhancing existing reporting processes, with a creative focus and showing initiative on simplification, automation and visualisation to improve communication to stakeholders
¨ Regular liaison with finance teams in the EMEA offices and the global teams in New York and Manila
¨ Analysing large amounts of data and isolating key financial data into structured reports
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 3-5 years' relevant analysis or business partnering experience. A strong academic background is key, and coming from a fast paced industry background you will be familiar with the demands of a successful and growing business. The client is looking for a motivated, deadline driven individual that also has a can-do attitude; a critical thinker with the ability to assimilate data and provide commercial insight and advanced Excel skills including recording basic macros are a must for this role