Financial Analyst

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  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    Up to £23.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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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

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

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.

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