senior finance analyst in richmond upon thames

posted
01 August 2019
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
permanent
salary
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
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posted
location
richmond upon thames, london
specialism
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
Accountant
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
experience
1 year pqe plus
reference number
MJ72721
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
phone
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,

including:



* 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,

including:



* 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:

Essential:



* 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

Desirable:



* 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

skills

financial analysis

qualification

acca,cima