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Assistant Business Analyst (Finance)

Posted 4 January by Grant Thornton Featured Ended

Come and think independently with an organisation that’s doing the same. We’re determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It’s why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It’s invigorating. It’s inspiring. It’s creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and together, let’s make change happen.

The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality support to the Senior Business Analyst covering the area of the business that focuses on the firms central support functions such as Infrastructure, Finance, IS, Marketing and People and Client Experience. Also providing insightful analysis to Operational management and the many Central Client Services stakeholders using the ability to interpret periodic accounts and other financial performance indicators. Helping the team to prepare annual budgets and rolling forecasts, and to liaise with the Centralised Finance Function to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the accounting records.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparation of periodic financial and management information with commentary at a departmental level

  • Proactive interpretation of key performance indicators including those relating to the management of costs

  • Coordination of and responsibility for validating bad debt provisioning

  • Deal with property cost queries using accounting techniques such as dilapidations, onerous rent & rent free periods

  • Deal with the management of Fixed Asset additions for all locations in the firm

  • Responsibility for the review and analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts in liaison with staff in the Centralised Finance Function and in accordance with the firm's accounting policies

  • Assistance with the preparation and submission of annual budgets and periodic forecasts

  • Maintaining strong and effective working relationships with staff in Centralised Finance Function and other Business Analysts, in order to aid feedback and resolution of accounting issues and to assist Centralised Finance Function staff in the submission of statutory returns eg -year-end supplementary packs

  • Build good relationships with the firm’s 3rd party property management agent to deal with Infrastructure queries

Who we're looking for:

Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you’ll be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy. You’ll have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services. You’ll be ATT qualified and confident dealing with P&L management, with a strong understanding of accruals and prepayments. You’ll be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise and multitask across service lines

You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We’re looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:

  • Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business

  • We create sustainable value for our clients

  • We are better together

  • Our CLEARR values underpin all we do

  • We never compromise on quality

Valuing you

Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you’ll be able to shape your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and across our global network of member firms. You’ll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.

Becoming a shared enterprise

Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. Over the past few years we’ve been making big changes - moving towards becoming a shared enterprise. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we’re better together.

Required skills

  • Business Analyst

Reference: 34054446

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