Financial Analyst

Posted 7 February by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

This leading global £multi-billion turnover Business Services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and AsiaPac markets, has developed an enviable reputation for outstanding professional services and delivering innovative specialist products and unique solutions. Continued growth and HQ finance Mi/BI requests has resulted in the need for a bright graduate qualified ACA/ACCA from a Big 4 or Top 20 firm, to assume a high-profile analytical role as a Financial Analyst. With a remit to support the Business Services teams in the provision of financial advice, planning, budgeting, analysis & reporting, a broad and varied brief includes:

•Preparation of financial analysis & influential reports: providing financial advice, financial planning, budgeting, analysis (FP&A) & reporting relating to specific Business Services Operating areas/functions
•Business partnering with senior managers & Directors to ensure a thorough understanding of cost base & potential developments that may impact on budgets & forecasts
•Lead on business planning, budgeting & reforecasting processes for business entities
•Preparation of monthly expenditure OPEX & CAPEX analysis, variances & commentaries to advise business units & depts. of ongoing financial & assets position
•Providing technical financial support, financial modelling & advice on internal policies & procedures
•Driving analysis to explain significant movements & challenge budget & reforecasts and explaining finance to non-finance SMT
•Shared management & development of a small finance team

As a 1st class/2:1 graduate qualified ACA/ACCA from a Big 4 or Top 20 firm, you will demonstrate experience of management accounting, budgeting, variance analysis and proficiency in Excel financial modelling, gained within a Plc or international business environment. The role demands a confident, self-motivated approach, commercial acumen and the gravitas to influence and advise key stakeholders.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.

Required skills

  • ACA ACCA Qualified; 2:1 or 1st class graduate

Application questions

1st class or 2:1 graduate?
ACA or ACCA qualified?
Big 4 or Top 20 firm?

Reference: 34417700

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