Financial AnalystCrawley, West Sussex
Financial Analyst; Based in Crawley; 6 month contract; £23.50 paye per hr; 37 hours per week. We currently have an opportunity for a temporary financial analyst based in Crawley. The purpose of the role is provide professional financial support to Reporting Manager, Functional Controllers and Function Managers. Involved in month end, budgeting and forecasting this role plays a pivotal role in providing accurate, timely and reliable overhead and cost information and analysis to the business, with supporting analysis and commentary to help guide their decision making. Lead team of Junior Financial Analysts Support development, preparation of monthly financial results and distribution of Group & UK monthly financial reporting, ensuring tight deadlines are achieved. Support the completion of Group Reporting Packages (Actuals, Budget, Forecast) ensuring accurate submissions are made in a timely manner. Support the preparation of monthly Business Operational Review (BOR) reporting pack, including commentary and analysis as may be requested by Group, UK or business management. Assist in the preparation of the statutory accounts, working with the auditors to obtain sign off. Involved in planning and budgeting, liaising with key stakeholders to ensure headcount is aligned and cost centre pack and reviews are completed in a timely manner. Provide professional financial support to the UK Function(s) management teams Control and validation of UK Function(s) planning and budgeting processes (MYB) Provide reporting and commentary for assigned areas Support functions in developing financial performance indicators Control and coordinate function financial processes such as Cost By Function and Group performance plan Ensure financial control of UK Function(s) costs, Business recharges & recoveries Prepare business cases as required and prepare monthly reporting of Fixed Assets (if relevant) for areas of responsibility Provide clarity of communication and consistency of actions between Country Business Units (CBU), UK Operations Management team, Group and UK Corporate Finance. Control of cross CBU budgets and forecasts, maintaining clarity and consistency Skills required for the role Essential Team leading skills Strong Analytical skills, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, whilst still being able to see the "bigger picture" Solid Excel and financial modelling skills Excellent communication and relationship building skills, both within the finance community and across the wider business Degree or Qualified in Accounting (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent). Self-motivated, ability to work to tight deadlines both as part of a team and individually Ability to deal with change and work in a continuously improving environment The ability to present and explain the implication of complex business issues and control cross-functional processes. Proven ability to interact with non-financial managers and staff at all levels (both strategically and operationally). Excellent understanding of financial planning and budgeting processes. Ability to communicate and explain the implications of complex business issues. Ability to control cross-functional processes across many businesses. Excellent understanding of internal control procedures Desirable Experience of budgeting/reporting Tools - TM1 & Cognos Experience of Oracle Prior experience of leading a skilled and professional team Ability to build successful teams of individuals from across UK businesses. Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits; Data Analyst; Business Analyst; Finance Analyst, MI Analyst; BI Analyst; data management, data manipulation; data extraction; data modelling; SAP; Advanced Excel; Datasets; reporting
Credit ControllerChester, Cheshire
Morson are proud to be partnering one of the UKs largest independent award winning holiday letting agencies with strong year-on-year growth and ambitious future goals. The business understands the importance of maintaining their current and future growth and believe their dedicated and stable Finance Team sit within the heart of this ongoing success story. Due to internal progression they are now looking for a Credit Controller to sit within their commercial finance division, the successful individual will be responsible for the completion of the Customer Debt Reports and collection of outstanding Owner Debt. Role responsibilities; Assisting in the collection, control and administration of monies owed to the company, ensuring payment is made within agreed terms, chasing payments where appropriate. Completion of the Customer Debt Reports and collecting debt on a daily basis Resolving customer/Owner debt queries Any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by your line manager. Skills and experience; Strong communication and interpersonal skills Excellent telephone manner Ability to prioritise and organise workloads Ability to work on their own and as part of a team Attention to detail Experience working with Excel Experience within a Credit Control Role Debt collection experience Previous experience in a customer-facing role Production of reports Other elements of finance administration Experience working within a Finance/Accounts Department Salary up to £25,000 pa DOE, great benefits package and centrally located in Chester. Morson International is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK. The Morson Group is committed to equal opportunities. The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service's 'Disability Confident Scheme'. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview. We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local community Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Divisional Business AnalystEaling, London
Divisional Business Analyst JOB PURPOSE: To provide the Divisional Management Team with value added analytical content to support strategic and operational decisions. To support divisional finance processes and to provide stewardship by ensuring a rigorous control environment across multiple sites. The person undertaking this position will have a high degree of autonomy in what is a trusted, visible and important newly created role. They will gain a broad range of experiences across multiple facets of an organization whilst working closely with the Divisional team and Business leaders. This role is seen as a stepping stone towards career progression within Group. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Support the Divisional Management Team with insightful information to facilitate business decisions. This will include operational, financial and marketing information. Using expert level Excel database analysis skills, interrogate data from multiple sources to enable visibility of profitability at product, customer, market and capability level across the Division. Manage the KPI process, ensuring consistency of data across businesses and on-time, high quality data reporting. Run the budget process and complete budget analysis to aid business challenge. Run financial reporting processes for month end, forecast and the strategic plan. Ensure Divisional oversight of local business internal audit & controls to ensure compliance with group performance expectations and policies. Deputises for Divisional FD (Performance reviews, Bids) when necessary. Support scenario modelling for key business cases and M&A activity as required. KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION: Educated to degree level. Qualified accountant. Preferably ACA big 4. Advanced excel capability to include analytical tools to extract data from non-Microsoft sources. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Finance Business partnering in an engineering/complex project environment. Business analytics, ERPs, Microsoft Excel, database management. The candidate should be comfortable interrogating and correlating information from a wide range of sources including databases, text files and spreadsheets. They should be able to understand data held in JSON, XML and SQL information-structures and be able to generate queries and searches across these using appropriate technologies and interfaces. Internal audit background a plus. Would suit someone with approximately three years post qualification experience in industry or fast learner looking to make their first move out of practice into industry. COMPETENCIES: Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with ability to influence across functions and levels and work in a collaborative style. Tenacious - able to get the job done whilst working multiple activities in parallel. Demonstrable analytical skills, able to use the output to guide the Divisional Board. Strong knowledge of auditing techniques and financial control principles. Highly organized, able to get into the detail whilst being capable of making judgements when faced with alternatives and conflicts. Commercially astute and have the mental agility to grasp complex situations quickly. You must have the drive and passion to invest yourself fully in the business to deliver to the required outputs, be curious and a self-starter and able to work off your own initiative. Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done knows how to organize people and activities understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow knows what to measure and how to measure it can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others cant can simplify complex processes. Enjoys working hard action orientated and full of energy for things you see as challenging