Finance Analyst - Newly Qualified

Job Title: Finance Analyst - Newly Qualified
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £275 - £325 per day
REF: AF270919_1569579535
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a newly qualified Finance Analyst to support the Commercial Finance Manager in delivering business as usual finance activities, month-end requirements, and ad-hoc project work. The candidate will also have a role in providing finance support to leaders across the business.

Key Responsibilities

Supporting the delivery of commercial finance business as usual activities, including bi-monthly forecasting, purchase order control, and month-end close in collaboration with the Financial Accounting team. Activities including;

  • Preparation of management reporting and presentations for stakeholders and Group
  • P&L variance analysis and investigation
  • Monthly payroll, headcount analysis and reporting, partnering with HR and other Finance teams as required
  • Building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Supporting the budget process, ensuring accuracy and financial rigour
  • Ad-hoc project work to support the objectives of the Commercial Finance team
  • Reviewing process and identifying opportunities to deliver efficiency and understanding through enhanced analysis/reporting.

Your Experience

  • Bachelors Degree - Accounting/Finance preferable
  • Newly Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or overseas equivalent
  • Advanced demonstrable Microsoft Excel skills; extremely comfortable building Excel models/reports.
  • Experience with Oracle accounting suite including Hyperion Financial Management desirable
  • Experience in working with other Microsoft applications (PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines, manage multiple deliverables and build cross-functional partnerships
  • Strong organisational skills and capable of juggling multiple competing priorities.
  • Experience of business partnering, working with, and challenging teams from other functions/disciplines

Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered for this role.