Finance Analyst

England, London, West London
£0.00 per annum
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Natalie Britton
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time

The role;

  • Present complex information in an accessible and meaningful way to focus and drive improvements in network decisions
  • Question and challenge numbers where appropriate and ensure fully reconciled.
  • Progress any outstanding changes required to system. All open actions on change log to be analysed, tested and implemented.
  • Produce standard and ad hoc reports with insightful analysis and commentary and provide finance support to Network Planning.
  • Carry out analysis of unit cost and productivity measures, linking operational and financial performance, to identify areas for focus/change.
  • Provide business partnering to Network Planning in route cases, slot decisions etc.
  • Support the SFBP in queries, legal queries and other ad hoc queries.
  • Actively build and maintain strong relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues at all levels
  • Adhere to all corporate, statutory and regulatory requirements including Standing Instructions, Financial Standing Instructions, Financial Reporting Standards and International Accounting Standards
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements via automation and standardisation and support or manage the implementation of any changes
  • Work within and promote the internal audit controls environment: implement control mechanisms, monitor, review and report against them and relevant statutory requirements. Ensure the efficient and effective implementation of appropriate actions and recommendations within the assigned business unit
  • Provide information, support and liaison where required to internal and external Auditors

The candidate;

  • Business awareness and commercial acumen developed through the application of finance knowledge and experience
  • Accounting and analytical experience is required
  • Proven capability to prioritise, work under pressure and operate to tight deadlines
  • Driving continuous improvements in financial performance to deliver overall strategic business objectives
  • Strong influencing capability in driving key decisions through to successful conclusion
  • Ability to identify impact of decisions on the business and the Company's key performance indicators
  • Project Management skills to manage change activities from identification, evaluation, and approval; monitoring and analysis until close of the project
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Proactive, taking the initiative to explore issues and to generate new ideas and approaches
  • Gathering and Processing Information - Applying analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to manipulate, analyse and interpret financial and business data

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Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.