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Senior Finance Analyst

Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 3 Months
REF: RC/C/FinanceAnalyst_1675102681
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Senior Finance Analyst

Initial: 3 month Contract - with the possibility of being extended to 6 months

Reading - Hybrid - Minimum 2 days in the office in Green Park

Experience with experience in Analysis on Opex and Depreciation Spend essential

Experience with 1 or 5 year Opex and Capex Plan - Forecast and Budget is essential

Roles and Responsibilities:

This exciting role will enable you to develop further your financial analysis, relationship building and presentation skills, while providing guidance and key insights for the Data Centres and Infrastructure Leadership decision makers, and the finance management team. Your key contributions will help to ensure our financial targets achieved. Reporting to finance managers, and business collaborating the various business areas within Technology Services, will be key to success in this role.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Monthly resource planning and forecasting for respective business teams, and actuals reporting.
  • Balance sheet movement analysis
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with Technical Services business owners, finance teams and cross-functional teams
  • Support the business to deliver cost saving initiatives cross functionally, or for key vendors across technology and operations, and the wider business
  • Support the business in reflecting any change requirements (approval flows, finance structures etc), and ensuring continuous improvement in finance processes and reporting
  • Being the main point of contact with the Fixed Asset team during month end and budgeting/quarterly forecasting, ensuring a detailed understanding of the increases/decreases and full year variances, appropriately presented to the Technology Finance leadership

Must have experience and skills:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).
  • Excellent MS Excel skills (including filters, pivot tables, lookups and charts).
  • Month end management accounting and reporting activities, including the production of accrual and prepayment journals, detailed review and analysis of key spend areas and the production and presentation of insightful reporting
  • Experience with full year forecasting and accrual/prepayment schedules each month
  • Budgeting and quarterly forecasting, ensuring a detailed understanding of the cost increases/decreases and full year variances
  • Full year Opex and Capex plan build with drivers and key movement analysis - Cost categories including technology contracts, headcount, datacentres, operational support etc
  • Able to prioritise and deliver high quality/accurate/timely reporting.
  • Strong accounting and reporting skills with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work flexibly in a demand-led, rapid-change environment.

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