The role will support the wider Business Management function by helping to ensure the accuracy and transparency of their portfolio's financial performance including variance analysis, ensuring the data integrity within the ERPS, conduct profit/loss analysis, utilise financial tracking tools, assist accounts payable and accounts receivable, support pricing activities and engage with the closely linked stakeholders.
Our client is based in Cheltenham and are currently looking to recruit multiple Finance Analyst roles on a permanent basis
The main tasks of the Finance Analyst are as follows;
Assist their Finance Business Partner with reporting into any Programme, Customer and internal Financial Reporting Models.
Understand all financial outputs required of Project Finance. E.g. EAC cycle, current back log and customer invoicing.
Provide regular independent status reports to their team on all financial outputs and support/own certain tasks to ensure outputs are achieved in a timely manner.
Maintain the ERP system in accordance with the latest financial data.
Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
Participate in process review and improvement exercises.
Undertake any other reasonable task as requested.
May develop and deliver presentations.Profile
The successful Finance Analyst will be able to;
Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to understand and sort large quantities of data.
Must have strong analytical skills and a good eye for detail
Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.
Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
Have confidence to engage with various stakeholders around the organisation.Qualifications/Experience
AAT qualified or a business and accountancy back ground with a desire to have a career in Finance/Business Management
Good Excel skills
At least 2 year experience working within a Finance team or similar
Experience in a project environment preferred but not essential
A salary of up to £28,000 + study support