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Senior Finance Analyst - Cost Management

Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst - Cost Management
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: WM/SENFIN_1608567270
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Senior Finance Analyst - Cost Management

Maidenhead but with remote working

Working as part of the cost management team, you will be responsible for the month end and quarterly forecast processing for Support Functions and Technology & Operations. You will also be assisting/indirectly managing an analyst in the team.

You will work closely with the finance business partners to complete month end journals, prepare WD2 packs including analysis and commentary to enable them to tell the stories behind the numbers. You will be responsible for the completion of balance sheet reconciliations and Schedule F which is used to report to our shareholder. Similarly, the forecasting process involves preparing the Smartview upload files, then building WD2 style reports with commentary and analysis.

As a relatively new team, they are challenging the ways of working and processes to ensure they are operating in the most efficient and effective way. The successful candidate will be a critical thinker that can identify the required outputs and help to design appropriate methods to achieve those outcomes.

You will adapt well to change and along with the rest of the cost management team be key in helping to evolve and develop the team.

Knowledge & Experience

Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) - finalist will be considered

Smartview experience beneficial

Reporting and forecasting experience beneficial

Organisation and prioritisation skills essential

Knowledge of business and cost drivers beneficial

Key responsibilities

Month end processing, reporting and business commentary - 50%

Business Opex forecasting - 30%

Mentoring 1 x analysts - 20%

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.