Senior Finance Analyst

England, London, East London
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Study Support
Oct 10, 2019
Oct 24, 2019
Tara Magwenzi
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

The role is for an experienced Management Accountant/Analyst looking for versatile and comprehensive exposure. The opportunity at hand would suit someone who is articulate, switched on and has a real hunger for analysis.

Client Details

The client is a global and leading Architecture firm based close to the city. With almost 50 offices worldwide and their use global perspective and local presence, it's safe to say they innovate at every scale. From redesigning a retailer's brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super skyscraper, they strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, resilient, and impactful.


Your role will cover various reporting and analytical tasks including but not limited to:

* Analyse indirect costs and provide trend analysis and evaluation

* Be responsible for all accruals and prepayments

* Responsibility for cash flow income, forecasting and reporting

* Reconcile balance sheet accounts for multiple ledgers including bank accounts and fixed asset registers

* Assist with the reconciliation and preparation of all applicable VAT reconciliations and reclaims

* Prepare foreign currency translation analysis and monitor any hedge loan facilities and its impact on key financial metrics

* Analyse intercompany transactions that may be having an impact on the region's performance

* Provide headcount tracking and forecasting for internal management and board reporting

* Manage the vacation tracking of employees ensuring the vacation liability balance is kept in check

* Take responsibility for all National Statistic returns

* Evaluate, document and design optimised and standardised finance processes

* Act as lead analyst on complex special projects and/or ad hoc reporting requests


The successful candidate will be:

* 3-5 years' experience in financial analysis and accounting

* Knowledge of the architecture or design industry is highly desirable, but not mandatory for strong candidates

* Strong research and analysis skills

* Excellent working knowledge of advanced Excel and other MS tools

* Knowledge of Deltek Vision and Tableau a plus

* Willingness to learn and to try new things

* Financial rigour, analytical ability and attention to detail

* Effective communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)

* Ability to manage competing priorities and communicate with stakeholders at all levels

Job Offer

On offer to the candidate is:

  • A package up to £50k (including bonus)
  • Study support
  • Annual salary review
  • Private Healthcare
  • 28 days holiday (incl Bank Holidays)

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