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Senior Business Analyst

Posted 2 February by Rec Sense Recruitment Ended

Senior Business Analyst (Finance) - c.£60k - Sutton

Job Purpose:

This is an exciting and challenging role, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to oversee a significant part of the management reporting and forecasting processes. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to drive the development of existing systems to support management in the timely and accurate delivery of insightful reporting and analysis of business performance. The role will report to the Head of Reporting, Planning & Analysis and will also work closely with the finance business partnering and accounting services teams, as well as supporting the CFO and other senior finance management.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities may include:

  • Monthly management reporting, including consolidation and analysis of P&L, balance sheet and performance of the underlying business.
  • Reporting and analysis of budgets and reforecasts including revenues, costs, cash, capex; supporting senior finance management through the provision of reports, analysis and insight into global numbers and metrics.
  • Supporting Business Partners (Decision Support team) with market specific reporting as well as the budgeting and reforecasting process.
  • Reporting results and forecasts, including sales and functional cost information.
  • Work together with Risk FP&A team (to deliver combined reporting and analysis.
  • Working with the Business Intelligence technology team to support and improve our reporting/forecasting systems.
  • Driving best practice and standardisation in reporting across finance and the wider business, including being one of the main points of contact for reporting issues and guidance.
  • Continually work and drive the team to identify and implement improvements to existing reporting, to provide extra insight into business performance, help meet the information demands of users and make the reporting process more efficient and robust
  • Produce presentations and other ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required
  • Line management responsibility for Business Analyst and Junior Business Analyst

Key skills/personal attributes required:

  • Proven ability to perform self-review with a thorough attention to detail and high level of accuracy in work performed
  • Computer literate with strong Excel skills
  • Excellent delegation and review skills
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and propose alternative solutions
  • Team player.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, implement change and be proactive in measures taken to achieve responsibilities
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workflow to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to proactively demonstrate commercial acumen
  • Ability to understand interdependencies across multiple datasets
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Experience required:

  • Professional accountancy qualification from recognised body preferable
  • Some working experience preferable, within a commercial environment, particularly management reporting and business analysis
  • Knowledge of Cognos and Hyperion Reporting applications would be a strong advantage

Benefits Package:

  • Group Pension Scheme
  • 29 Days Holiday
  • Paid Charity Days - 2 days per year
  • Save As You Earn Share Scheme (SAYE)

Senior Business Analyst (Finance) - c.£60k - Sutton

Senior Business Analyst (Finance) - c.£60k - Sutton

Senior Business Analyst (Finance) - c.£60k - Sutton

Required skills

  • Business Analyst
  • Cognos
  • Management Reporting
  • Reporting Applications
  • Senior Finance

Reference: 34388904

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