Financial Analytics Executive

Recruiter
Catalyst
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1147893077
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Top-tier professional services firm requires new Financial Analytics Executive (Finance Analyst/Management Accountant) for its successful and growing Newcastle-based Financial Data and Analytics team that operates throughout the UK and is the largest of this company's kind globally.

Working from a large city centre office serving clients a wider national team, driving processes relating to data capture and analysis, your responsibilities as Financial Analytics Executive will include:

• Planning, preparing and delivering a wide range of analytics for client engagements including general ledger, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, pensions, fixed assets, and other bespoke analytics
• Delivery of analytics review for over 100 clients, discussing analytical requirements by engagement to objectives, promoting new analysers and identifying opportunities where analytics can add value and efficiencies
• Providing input to the timings, budget and scope of each engagement, aiming to deliver within those targets and to very strict deadlines
• Forming relationships with clients, ranging from local charities and SME's to FTSE 100 companies, providing guidance and assistance on the most efficient way to provide high quality data, going onsite to extract personally if required
• Receiving data in many different formats and of varying quality, using a number of different tools to cleanse and prepare the data to perform meaningful analytics
• Handling technical queries, acting as a key point of contact for internal and external customers
• Managing and improving workflow, supporting and developing colleagues and processes
• Identifying and supporting business development opportunities

As Financial Analytics Executive you will need/be:

• Strong IT/Financial Systems and Accounting skills gained working in a fast-moving, service driven environment - most likely as a Financial Analytics Executive, Finance Analyst, Management Accountant, Systems Accountant or Systems Implementation Accountant
• Chartered accounting qualification preferred - ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA or equivalent. Related IT qualification advantageous.
• A good understanding of Assurance/Audit
• Technically adept in and attuned with technology, ERP and Accounting systems/databases such as Sage, SAP, Oracle and Microsoft
• Advanced Excel, Access, SQL and/or Visual Basic skills/knowledge beneficial
• An industrious, dedicated and flexible approach with strong communication skills
• Customer focus and high levels of drive, confidence and initiative
• The ability to deal with high pressure situations and meet deadlines

Salary £32,000 - £34,000 + benefits

Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

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