Finance Senior Associate Consulting DDV

London, UK
20 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main areas of responsibilityBusiness strategy & strategic planning -
Use business insights and detailed analysis to provide the business and Finance Leader with support and guidance on monthly and full year revenue positions

Provide ad hoc support to the Finance Leader, responsible for sourcing information and providing quality analysis of information

Demonstrating an understanding of the business issues and applying market, industry and firm knowledge

Supporting finance leads and the business in the annual planning and forecasting process as required

Providing commercial insight by providing performance improvement advice to the business and working closely with both the Commercial Team on complex material engagements

Performance management & improvement -
Provides and communicates interpretation of the monthly financial results and commentary to the Cluster Leadership

Responsible for monitoring areas of financial performance against Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) held in the financial scorecard, escalating issues where management action is required, with supporting analysis

Assists in conducting regular partner/director portfolio reviews, promoting best practice

Provide effective cover for Finance Leader when necessary

Financial control & compliance -
Provide Finance manager and engagement teams with relevant accounting advice to support through the audit and year end processes

Provide Sector with relevant Financial Control expertise to ensure revenue recognition and accounting standards are achieved throughout the sector

Providing local financial risk knowledge to the Financial Control centre of excellence and support the central team with complex queries that require local business insight

Providing local intelligence to the Financial Control centre of excellence in line with agreed guidelines

Works in close partnership with the Financial Control centre of excellence to encourage a culture of strong financial discipline and adoption of One Firm financial policies and procedures within the business unit

The individual -
Commercially minded with a business understanding

Effective collaborator with the ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience

Ability to think broadly, ask questions and keep up to date with relevant technical and economic developments

Consistently delivers on multiple commitments and uses initiative in completion of tasks

Builds rapport quickly and engages personally with colleagues in the wider
Finance team and also across the business

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written forms

Develops and promotes a thorough knowledge of policies and procedures

Action orientated and always seeks to make constructive suggestions for improvements in existing processes

Committed to producing high quality work and takes responsibility to analyse for accuracy and relevance

Takes ownership for personal development

Desirable attributes
Strong Excel skills

Finance background or interest in building a finance career

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