FINANCIAL ANALYST

BOREHAMWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE
UP TO £45,000 PLUS BENEFITS

If you are looking for a new challenging job as a Financial Analyst and want to work for a dynamic fast paced company, who have an enviable reputation in delivering great events and exhibitions for their clients - then this could be a good move.  They use the latest AV technology to deliver extraordinary events, exhibitions, congresses, award ceremonies, trade shows and launches in venues across the UK, as well as abroad.

The successful Accountant will be ACCA or CIMA part-qualified/Finalist and looking for their next move into a Financial Analyst position.

As a Financial Analyst you will:

  • Work with the project teams with a view to delivering project margin improvements
  • Challenge costs and analytical review of margins to understand where ongoing improvements can be made
  • Recommend system and process improvements in order to both encourage cost reductions and provide better information for project managers to make informed decisions
  • Work with the central reporting unit at month end to perform analysis and provide variance explanations on profit & loss (P&L) results
  • Analyse¬†month end results in comparison to plan and forecast and to ensure that accruals have been raised to cover any late costs associated
  • Develop and prepare month end project reporting package and prepare project forecasts
  • Coach both finance and non-finance colleagues to promote best practice across the business

 

To be successful as a Financial Analyst you should have in addition to accountancy qualifications:

  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and reporting packages e.g. SAGE.
  • Experience of performing the month-end close and analytical review of variances
  • Understanding of accounting principles e.g. GAAP
  • Proven influencing and decision-making skills

 

As part of a large global company with a large Finance department, the career opportunities and training for a Financial Analyst are excellent.

Please note that SVB Solutions is acting as a recruitment agency for the purposes of this vacancy.