Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Salary:

    £55,000-£60,000

  • Contact:

    Alex Beadle

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-25

Altum Consulting are working with one of the world’s leading communications and marketing businesses to secure a Financial Analyst for their European division. This is an opportunity for a practice trained accountant to move straight into an analytical role, with senior stakeholder interaction from the outset and opportunities for travel.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a portfolio of countries for which you will deliver commercial direction and financial guidance. Collaborating with in-country CFO’s on all of the financial aspects of their business
  • Analysing the financial performance of your region, identifying risks and opportunities
  • Review and analyse quarterly and annual results against re-forecast and annual plan
  • Analyse regional performance on KPI’s, challenging where necessary
  • Reporting to international head office
  • Maintaining country deadlines and ensuring adherence to the financial calendar
  • A large proportion of time will be spent on ad-hoc projects. These will be varied in nature, for example issues with clients, new business pitches, share disposals, contract reviews, profitability insights

 

Suitable candidates will match the following:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA ACCA)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management capabilities
  • US GAAP experience would be beneficial, as would experience of reporting to a US Head Office
  • Ability to get involved in the detail, but provide pertinent insights from large amounts of data
  • Strong excel skills
  • HFM experience would be beneficial