Senior Finance Analyst

Posted 8 November by Anthony Cole Associates

Anthony Cole Associates are proud to be once again asked to partner with a hugely respected well known US corporate business, based in prestigious offices in the heart of London’s Docklands. Due to an internal promotion, they are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their Technology & Operations unit as a true business partner.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities of the Senior Finance Analyst:

  • Support the consolidation of Forecasting, Annual Planning, Business Analysis processes
  • Partner with wider finance Groups to achieve accurate and timely deliverables
  • Support monthly performance/quarterly presentations
  • Gather and prepare financial information and other data for senior management; including providing recommendations and suggesting alternative actions through insight
  • Review financial assumptions ensuring they are reasonable and accurate and aligned to the strategy
  • Monitor key metrics closely and understand business drivers to identify and anticipate risks requiring corrective action
  • Develop solid relationships with all areas of the business and demonstrate an ability to be an effective partner
  • Drive process improvements through identifying and leveraging best practices across the organization
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis when necessary

Essential Skills and Experience of the Senior Finance Analyst:

  • At least 1-2 years experience gained in Management Accounting or Performance Management roles.
  • Familiarity with accounting and financial reporting
  • Very organized and have the ability to multi task, managing time and competing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication and people skills; ability to openly and confidently converse with senior management and influence all areas of the business
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously within the context of a complex, matrix organization to drive results
  • Ability to synthesize information and present results in a clear and concise manner to senior executives
  • A proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint is essential, with knowledge of Hyperion a plus

The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA OR ACCA) with commercial experience working with large amounts of data in a similar role within a global company. You will be confident, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team in a busy environment. You will have strong Excel skills up to modelling level. This is an excellent opportunity to join a large company in an exciting and growing technology department as a Senior Finance Analyst, please apply for further details

Required skills

  • Forecasting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Annual Planning
  • Trusted Business Partner

Application questions

Do you have commercial experience and business partnering experience?
Are you a qualified accountant with a strong academic record?
Do you have good Excel skills up to modelling level?

Reference: 33756211

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