Finance Business Analyst

  • 400
  • Gloucester, England, United Kingdom Gloucester England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Aston Carter Ltd
  • 18 Jul 18 2018-07-18

My client, a leading financial provider based in London are looking for a Finance business analyst to join the team.

Key Accountabilities

• Lead the requirements capture of both Finance and IT with the service provider

• Support gap analysis activities looking at current vs future reporting requirements

• Manage and support the testing activities of the Finance teams

• Manage the Finance relationship with the project, including pro-active raising and remediation of issues.

• Support the wider change agenda dealing with ad hoc queries in a timely manner

• Support the wider Finance Team and other key stakeholders with shared interest in the ORCA project The successful applicant should:

• Be a qualified or part qualified accountant competent in double entry and with experience of reporting a full P&L & Balance Sheet.

• Experience of managing a systems migration project previously ensuring successful continuation of complete / accurate and timely Financial reporting

• Have previous experience working in a Finance BA / PM role facing off to IT functions

• Have a proven track record of delivery of multiple pieces of work to tight deadlines, pro-actively managing issues to ensure accurate reporting

. • Have the ability to manage key stakeholders, communicating key messages and information succinctly to senior management.

• Have good excel skills. Key Skills and Knowledge Areas

• Financial Accounting / Core Accounting (ideally, but not essential, with working knowledge of SAP) • Communication

Knowledge Areas

• Financial Services Products Experience, ideally in Retail and Commercial secured lending.