Old Finance Analyst

Finance London, United Kingdom


About the role:

This role would suit someone who loves digging into the detail, solving problems and finding out what really drives performance but then can also take a step back explaining and recommending actions to senior management. We need someone who is excited about the opportunity of building tools from scratch to propel understanding and help surface actionable insight and loves working in a fast-paced, high energy and collaborative environment.

What you’ll do:

  • Business partner with senior stakeholders within the Finance, Legal and Management teams globally
  • Deliver quarterly and annual forecasts for these stakeholders
  • Deliver explanations for the month end cost variances to budget across these areas and all fixed overheads globally
  • Take ownership and initiate reporting to monitor group fixed cost performance and challenge the business to deliver cost efficiencies with the mindset of continuous improvement
  • Support commercial initiatives with robust financial analysis and modelling, identifying opportunities and exploiting trends
  • Support ad hoc requests and projects as they arise

Who you are:

  • You are part or newly qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
  • You are an expert in excel (vlookups, Pivots)
  • Your knowledge in AX and SAP is advantageous
  • You have experience in the technology and e-Commerce industries advantageous
  • You have experience in financial modelling
  • You have strong commercial awareness and business acumen
  • You have the ability to operate in ambiguous and changing situations to meet deadlines
  • You have the ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines
  • You are proactive, enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate with attention to detail
  • You are as  strong team player with the ability to interact with those outside of the Finance teams to deliver preferred outcomes