Senior Group Financial Analyst

Posted 27 February by Investigo Easy Apply

Senior Group Financial Analyst to work for a leading multi-site retail business based in central London. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading multi-national organisation, supporting the Group-CFO on budgeting, forecasting & ad-hoc financial analysis. This role would suit someone who has already made their first move out of practice, and is now looking to step up into a senior analyst position.

This role will support with group performance analysis as well as the planning cycle, including regular re-forecasting. The role will also extend to providing support to the wider group business units, in terms of Group processes and also technical areas of accounting.


  • Support Group CFO in all Group related finance matters including analysis of financial performance.
  • Production and implementation of technical Group accounting policies.
  • Support Group business units for Group reporting
  • Preparation of quarterly Group Board papers

Budgeting / Forecasting

  • Production of the Group 5 year plan & annual budget & re-forecasting
  • Review & challenge business unit plans & consolidate for group
  • Review of group & business unit budgets
  • Consolidation of plans provided by business units
  • Working closely with business units to review and challenge budgets as appropriate.
  • Review of the Group and business unit budgets as a whole
  • Production of group board papers to present for approval, including commentary at business unit level
  • Providing variance analysis & commentary on the latest view of group performance against the original budget.

Candidate Profile

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Exposure to Group planning processes desirable
  • Experience of a multi-site retail/leisure/hospitality business desirable
  • Experience of complex consolidation with multi-currency inputs.
  • Competent user of financial systems - knowledge of consolidation using HFM would be an advantage.

Reference: 34567370

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