Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
26 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently looking to recruit a FP&A Analyst to join an exciting Professional Services company experiencing huge growth based in central Bristol. For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£28,000 - £32,000 plus study support package for CIMA/ACCA

About our client

Our client is a Global Professional Services company who have offices all over the world. This role will report directly into the FP&A Manager and include a lot of exposure to senior stakeholders within the business.

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Produce daily forecast projection to the US, Finance and Senior Management teams
  • Review Sales & Margin with the FP&A Manager, to look at variance to the previous day and other forecast projections
  • Liaise with the Management Accounts team at month end to ensure all Flash adjustments are included in actuals
  • Assist in producing fortnightly projections to the Finance and Senior Management teams, to include high level P&L forecasts (by region and client with commentary on variances), and new business forecasts against targets
  • Review P&L forecasts with the FP&A Manager and Head of FP&A in conjunction with daily and quarterly sales and margin forecasts
  • Assist the FP&A Manager in preparing P&L re-forecasts, including liaising with other members of the finance team to gather information
  • Assist in completion of variance analysis and explanations
  • Develop an understanding of in house system, including maintenance of the database and the ability to create reports, in order for information to be used for analysis and Group reporting
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the FP&A team and wider finance team when required, particularly at month-end
  • Contribute to the achievement of team goals and objectives in a proactive and constructive manner
  • Over time gain an understanding of the tasks completed by the Commercial Analyst in order to provide cover over holiday or busy periods




Person specification:
  • Currently studying CIMA/ACCA
  • Significant relevant experience of commercial business environment
  • Experience of providing management information, reporting and analytics
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience in financial modelling and analytics
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders; with ability and confidence to query and challenge with clear and concise supporting evidence
  • An aptitude and appetite to develop systems and processes in order to drive efficiencies and insight to the business
  • Strong attention to detail - role will require preparation of reports to be presented to senior executives




For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£28,000 - £32,000 plus study support package for CIMA/ACCA








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