Financial / Expense Analyst

Location
City of London, London
Salary
£45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
18 Jan 2017
Ref
1358931
Job Title
Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Financial/Expense Analyst
Location: London City
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Job type: Full time

Our company client is a well established insurance organisation with a global presence who are currently seeking to hire a dynamic and talented Financial/Expense Analyst to join their growing Finance team based in London. This position will be reporting directly into the Head of MI and Expenses and leading a team of 3 qualified accountants. the successful candidate will be mainly accountable for providing analytical support to senior stakeholders and owning the headcount target in their area. This is a unique opportunity to join a widely respected brand in a period of fast paced change.

Major responsibilities will include:

* Budget and Business Plan preparation by liaising with operating areas in addition to Finance
* Cost Centre Management (Control, Monthly Accounting and Forecasting review & analysis)
* Preparation and review of monthly management information
* Capital and Expense Project Approval, Budgeting and Forecasting
* Monthly Internal Resource planning, review and analysis
* Lead the preparation and presentation of internal project/programme financials while reporting to senior management
* Provide supervision and leadership for junior Finance staff members
* Delegate responsibility for Finance Manager/Controller when required
* Chair, lead and coordinate cross-functional teams to resolve key financial risks or issues
* Challenge operating interfaces to help achieve the most cost efficient results

Essential requirements for this job:

* Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with at least 5 years post qualification experience
* Strong data management capabilities
* Strong commercial awareness
* Experience working in a similar financial services environment preferred
* Excellent communication and relationship building skills

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.