Finance Analyst

Robert Walters
Birmingham, UK
21 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst, on a permanent basis within the Central Birmingham area for a leading organisation within their field, the salary for this position is £45,000 to £50,000 per annum maximum depending on experience this bracket is NOT NEGOTIABLE.

For this position it is essential - that candidates are ACA or ACCA qualified, have experience of working within Audit preferably from a practice perspective and have done or are open to a role included financial modelling - advanced Excel skills are highly desirable

Please note: It is essential that the ideal candidate is ACA or ACCA

Salary: Between £45,000 to £50,000 per annum

Essential Requirements of Finance Analyst:

· Preparation and review of operational models; 6 monthly reconciliations between actual and modelled cash balances and IFRS adjustments and statutory account workings for audit

· Review of statutory accounts and IXBRL tagging

· Assisting Management Accountants with compliance matters

· Oversight of IFRS monthly management accounts

· Preparation of management accounts

· Review and where necessary, update six monthly operational models and project forecasts for senior debt lender submission and input actual P&L, balance sheet and cash movements every 6 months

· Review model assumptions used to forecast future cash movements and liaise with the model preparer to ensure any adjustments to assumptions are modelled correctly

· Liaise with model preparer to ensure new models are set up in a timely manner and set up input sheets to enter actuals

· Submit models, bank statements, management accounts and reconciliations to the banks

· Answer queries on the submitted models, calculate and post IFRS/FRS102 adjustments

· Preparation of consolidated accounts where required, schedules for year-end audit, cash flow statements and notes for inclusion in the statutory accounts

· Answer auditor queries, review draft statutory accounts, prepare IXBRL tagged accounts and month end files for review within specified deadlines

· Monitoring assigned companies to compare and comment on performance to budget and/or operational models

· Responsibility for the preparation of accurate monthly management accounts including information for inclusion in board papers

· Preparation of quarterly Board papers and clearing down review points from monthly FC review

· Providing financial information to stakeholders as required

· Agreement of intercompany balances

· Liaising with Estates and Commercial teams regarding actual performance and forecasts

· Management of partnering services, monitoring income/costs against agreed proposal and PO

· Ensure AWNs are completed for all projects

· Ownership of partnering services debtor collection

· Update of policies and procedures where appropriate

· Improve the control environment via preparing more effective spreadsheets with built-in checks

Person Requirements of Finance Analyst:

· Qualified accountant with at least 3 years PQE

· Extensive experience of Excel

· Spreadsheet modelling

· Knowledge of MS Outlook and Word

· Experience in using accounting packages

· Ability to work to deadlines

· Team player

· Good analytical skills

· Good communication skills

· Literate and numerate

· Good telephone manner

· Willingness to learn

· Excellent written communications skills and high level of accuracy

· Ability to capture data accurately

· Experience of working in a project management environment

· Driver's License

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