Finance Analyst

Aston Carter
Cambridge, Gloucester, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
May 02, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified

Finance Analyst (ideally part qualified)


The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Taking responsibility for the production and management of monthly financial results (P&L and balance sheet). Leading, with input from relevant budget holders, the preparation of budgets and forecasts for the contract(s) and risk analysis
  • Presentation of meaningful trends and variance analysis to enable stakeholders to make informed decisions
  • The production and analysis of indicators based on all business areas, such as invoicing, debt, personnel, purchasing, allocations, productivity, and stock control, and notify managers of trends
  • Preparation of milestone, application for payments and monthly invoices, ensuring they are raised in accordance with the contract and company policy
  • Review and controlling that all the company's financial processes and procedures are being adhered to e.g. tender sign off, purchase orders, client billing, employee expenses
  • Monitoring and chasing of debt with clients with a view to optimising cash flows
  • Conducting detailed contract reviews, including cost analysis with travel as necessary, to support operational management and quantity surveyor. Driving initiatives for income maximisation and economies in cost.
  • Conducting commercial reviews at contract level with relevant budget holders to review the key financial indicators and adherence to company procedures, including the distribution of minutes and action points.
  • Reviewing the contract for general auditing of financial and non-financial obligations as well as for responding to commercial queries from the budget holders.
  • Attending client meetings when relevant and required

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Ideally CIMA or ACCA part-qualified or working towards it with proven experience in management accounts
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative to work independently
  • Strong communication skills with confidence to question assumptions
  • Flexible approach and willingness to travel to multi sites
  • Excellent Excel skills, SAP knowledge is an advantage

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

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