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Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
REF: FinanceAnalyst-CON_1720630947
Contact Name: Balla J
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description


Finance Analyst (Opex)/ Management Accountant - Fully Qualified (ACCA|ACA|CIMA)
Theale| Hybrid (3 days per week onsite)

The Finance Analyst /Manager or Management Accountant (Fully Qualified) is one of two Business partners to budget owners for their overheads/operating costs, with a well-developed ability to discuss and explain financial matters with non-financial colleagues of all levels.

The Finance Analyst/Manager is responsible for the Overhead cost,budgeting, accounting and effective control of overheads and operating costs - OPEX, and non-operational capex.

The role also encompasses specialist finance activities including payroll, and headcount reporting and analysis.

What is needed for the role:

  • Fully Qualified (ACCA|ACA|CIMA)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years PQE
  • Good Skills on OPEX and CAPEX
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Business partnering at a senior level
  • Strong financial & management accounting knowledge & experience
  • Experience in Overhead Costs, budgeting / forecasting processes
  • Understanding of operational finance process and control
  • Must have strong personality and energy - extroverted personalities

Desired for the role:

  • Experience property and / or Telco industries
  • Agresso ERP application software
  • Relevant degree (e.g. business, finance, economics)

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Responsible for managing all budgeting, reforecasting and long-term planning processes for overheads and non-operational capex. This includes engaging the Senior Leadership Team and their direct reports to agree & review activities and costs.
  • Headcount reporting and analysis

Financial Accounting and Reporting

  • Responsibility for timely and accurate month end close and reporting for overheads and IT capex in line with timetable.
  • Effective, insightful, and accurate reporting and review of all overheads and non-operational capex costs with budget holders to ensure effective control of spend.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for any balance sheet codes owned by this role


  • Finance review and approval over payroll; liaison with outsourced payroll processing supplier
  • Support the HR Team with Short Term Incentive Plan and Long Term Incentive Plan calculations; present results of calculations to the Senior Leadership team.
  • Coordinate with external professional services firm, supplying appropriate information to support the calculation and submission of the annual PAYE Settlement Agreement submission
  • Manage and calculate Provision for significant legal disputes
  • Other ad-hoc support including employee tax compliance including liaison with external professional services suppliers. (e.g., P11Ds)
  • Ensuring optimal finance system configuration regarding workflow and coding of overheads/non-operational capex

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or

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