Senior Financial Analyst
Global US Organisation urgently requires a Senior Financial Analyst to join their business on a 6 month plus assignment. The Senior Financial Analyst will provide finance support and business partnering for the Managed Services division.
Duties of the Senior Financial Analyst include:
Provide finance support and business partnering for the Managed Service business.
Key responsibilities include sales calculation and reporting support (including true up for customers), inventory monitoring, balance sheet reconciliations, capital expenditure analysis and customer KPI’s.
Support for system enhancements / new customer on boarding
Involvement in/driving standardisation, process improvement & sharing best practice.
Promote & support financial awareness and education for business partners.
Ad hoc tasks & analysis as required.
Knowledge/Experienced Required for Senior Financial Analyst:
Qualified with professional Accountancy body (e.g. CIMA, ACCA)
5 years relevant experience working with a finance department.
A strong understanding of cash flows and project analysis tools.
Strong interpersonal & communication skills, with an ability to influence people at all levels.
Attention to detail.
Highly motivated and proactive.
Experience of SAP/ Ariba
Advanced spreadsheet skills.
Ability to contribute and work effectively as part of a team, taking the lead where necessary.
Methodical approach with a commitment to accuracy & timeliness of analysis.
Strong continuous improvement mind set.
There will be extra demands around the month end and quarterly close and reporting deadlines.
An ability to adjust to changing timetables and short lead times is frequently required.
Considerable planning, management and involvement is required for each year end close.
Sarbanes-Oxley requirements / audit timings will dictate work patterns.
As an integral member of UK finance team there is a requirement to be involved in projects and the implementation of new initiatives.