Finance Analyst

  • Benefits and Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Randstad Financial & Professional
  • 28 Nov 17 2017-11-28

Our client, a leading investment management firm, currently seeks a Finance Analyst, to be based in London.

Our client, a leading investment management firm, currently seeks a Finance Analyst, to be based in London.

Your responsibilities will be to:
* Partner with IT and Change stakeholders across Operations to drive robust financial management of the cost base ensuring costs are under budget and risks are highlighted to stakeholders so action can be taken to bring overspends back below budget.
* Build an understanding of the functions, the underlying driver of costs, how it fits into and interacts the wider business.
* Work closely with the Finance teams, taking ownership to ensure that monthly results, quarterly forecasts and annual plans are accurate and well understood.
* Produce of monthly MI reporting to Transformation leads.
* Analysis of Transformation costs using the finance system and the resource planning tool.
* Support project sponsors in agreeing cost allocation drivers.
* Assist in preparation of annual roadmap planning process and quarterly "baseline" reforecasting.
* Contribute to establishment and adherence to sound finance and project governance.
* Build strong and effective relationships within Finance, Transformation and wider business stakeholders.
* Process improvement and revision of reports to succinct financial dashboards that will aid better decision making regarding projects and initiatives.

As such, the successful Cost Accountant will have the following skills and experience:
- Qualified accountant with a few years post qualification experience in a IT/Change/Operations decision support environment.
- Strong Excel skills and experience of Hyperion would be beneficial
- Excellent planning and organisation skills with the ability to work accurately under pressure
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- An ability to identify problems and drive to follow them through to resolution

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003