senior finance analyst in richmond upon thames

01 August 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
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richmond upon thames, london
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
1 year pqe plus
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
0207 786 6900

job description

About Our Client

A leading provider of workforce planning software to the Healthcare,

Defence and Maritime sectors with operations in the UK, Australia, Sweden and Macedonia

Job Responsibilities:

Business partnering responsibilities in relation to the UK Marketing and UK Services departments,


* Reviewing the monthly management accounts with the UK Marketing Director and UK Services Director

* Providing analysis as required to further help their understanding Significant responsibility around the UK monthly management accounts, including;

* Investigating variances to forecast, identifying adjustments as required and providing commentary

* Liaising with the Finance Operations Team to ensure that all UK prepayments and accruals are correctly booked

* Calculation of Sales commission accrual, production of file for payroll and statements for individual Account Managers and responding to queries

* Review of aged debtors with credit control team and escalating overdue receivables with Account Mangers and customers as required

* Working closely with the UK Finance Director to enhance the UK monthly management accounts reporting pack

Significant responsibilities during the Group's re-forecast cycles, including:

* The collation of information regarding headcount changes and discretionary spend within the UK business

* Consolidating all of the UK forecast input templates
* Working closely with the UK Finance Director to meet the reporting timetable dictated by the

Business Finance Team

Significant responsibility around reporting KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for the UK business,


* Working with the UK Finance Director to define operational level KPI reporting for the UK Management Team

* Ensuring that the UK KPIs are submitted in line with the Group reporting timetable and format required by the Board

Preferred Skills:


* Degree qualified
* Fully qualified commercial accountant with industry experience ACCA/CIMA, or qualified by experience
* Highly analytical and creative thinker with the ability to come up with solutions to operational issues
* High energy, driven
* Strong excel skills are essential


* Experience of improving internal business processes.
* Experience of operational business forecasting is desirable
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to feed back to senior members of the UK management team
* Experience in Microsoft Dynamics GP and CRM is desirable

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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