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Cost Finance Analyst

Employer
EDF
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cost Finance Analyst

Join our Corporate Finance team and sit at the heart of all key decisions impacting project costs to help ensure value for money is always being considered. You’ll work alongside EDF Retail Business to drive cost management and optimisation across IT and Software projects.
The Opportunity

Step into the fast-paced, innovative world of Project Finance Support at EDF, where you’ll be working with a robust cost base of £100m. You’ll engage in a range of tasks such as carrying out reviews, supporting project accruals and cost allocations across various IT spend areas.

You’ll lead the end-to-end IT cost reporting, presenting insights through streamlined tools like Anaplan becoming crucial to project prioritisation and forecasting ensuring alignment with Budget and Latest estimate timelines.

Join us in supporting key projects, including the implementation of enhanced IT systems to elevate interface and functionality across Business, Residential and Trading business streams.
Pay, benefits and culture
Alongside a competitive salary and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives.
Your rewards package includes a choice of benefits, such as electric vehicle leasing, enhanced parental leave, health insurance, discounts and employee pricing.
Flexible working means you can work from home (if you wish) and we’ll provide a suite of IT equipment to ensure that you can work remotely comfortably and effectively. You will however be required in either the Exeter or Hove office once a week.
Yunal Giumali, Senior Manager - Corporate BCIT, says “Our team works in a stimulating and engaging environment across Corporate and Customers business units. In the Customers business unit we focus on cost management and optimisation across IT and Software projects.
We support forecasting and budgeting, bring out main financial themes as part of our reporting and provide financial support to our stakeholder to aid with their decision making.We always strive to produce reliable numbers and simple to digest narratives. We manage multiple key deliverables across the financial cycle including the quarterly forecasts and the midterm budgeting process.”
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.
We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.
What you’ll be doing

Collaborate closely with operational business partners to craft monthly forecasts, ensuring timely identification and escalation of risks. You’ll operate within the Budget and Forecast guidelines, forging resilient plans in collaboration with business. Take an active role in implementing and refining the Anaplan rolling forecast to ensures its ongoing effectiveness. You’ll provide crucial support for Capex forecasts from projects, aligning seamlessly with SaaS and Group accounting policies.

Deliver impactful monthly reports to the FD & CI, encompassing comprehensive IT insights. Drive Capex reporting and prepare executive summary packs for key stakeholders like NorthStar, BCIT and Lander. Support the reporting with P&L queries relating to Customers IT. Become the go-to person during MTP, addressing and resolving all IT-related queries swiftly.

Engage with key stakeholders to update, support and challenge financial performance. You’ll identify potential issues, implement counteractions and support overall cost bridge inputs driving process improvements, including outsourcing, automation and the management of quarterly Capex treatment journals. You’ll also assist with Kraken related accruals and journals.

Who you are
We’re looking for an individual with great commercial acumen, experience of Project Finance, ideally within the Electricity Industry. You’ll have demonstrable experience of operating in Finance functions of large, corporate organisations.

Bring your expertise to the forefront with a unique blend of skills that include data analytics, proficiency in finance systems, and advanced capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint. Your arsenal also features strong organisational and prioritisation skills, complemented by a logical approach and robust analytical abilities. Leverage your dynamic skill set to drive impactful outcomes in our challenging and rewarding environment.

You’ll bring an insatiable thirst for knowledge and an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement. Your exceptional verbal and written communication skills will be key to establishing and nurturing effective stakeholder relationships. Whether working independently or collaboratively, your adaptability will become an asset that fuels success in our dynamic team environment.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 25th February

Location:
London
Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

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