senior finance analyst in harlow

31 July 2018
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 55,000 per year, benefits
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harlow, east of england
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 50,000 - £ 55,000 per year, benefits
2 years pqe plus
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
apply now

job description

The role:
A well known and instantly recognisable organisation in Harlow is seeking to add a dynamic and polished Senior Finance Analyst to their large finance function.

The organisation continues to be a leader in their field and growth globally remains strong.

The successful candidate will be ambitious and will be a qualified accountant with 1-3 years post qualification experience. You will be naturally inquisitive and have an analytical mind. The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with senior professionals across the business inside and out of finance.

My client has a strong culture of success and internal progression.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the main focus of the role will be on providing high quality business partnering and accurate financial analysis to a business unit. This will include tracking results against forecast and budget, maintenance of financial reports and regular reporting on production & costs.

- Provide day-to-day financial support to the business unit you are responsible for
- Understand and communicate the link between programme and financial performance across the business
- Compiling, agreeing and disseminating financial targets and forecasts to Managers to ensure forecasts are
collaborative, understood and agreed prior to formal submission
- Act as the financial conscience of the business, looking to provide innovative solutions to financial
- Provide meaningful financial analysis to support new business investment decisions and pricing.
- Support reporting for business unit
- Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes, liaising with the wider Finance teams
- Ensuring an environment of excellent financial governance
- Other ad-hoc analysis as required by the business and wider finance teams

Skills & Attributes:
- Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Accountant with 1-3 years post qualification experience
- Tenacious and undeterred by obstacles
- Advanced excel skills are a requirement
- An innovator rather than an administrator who approaches all tasks with a desire to improve processes and results
- Works collaboratively and builds strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders both within finance and across the business
- Able to work accurately to tight deadlines
- - A working knowledge of SAP is preferred but not essential
- A desire to grow and progress with the company

Salary & Benefits
My client is offering a market competitive salary, as well as an excellent package.

If you feel you have the right skills and attributes for the position of Senior Finance Analyst in Harlow please do not hesitate to apply today

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003




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