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Job

Senior Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dean Stokes

  • Contact email:

    dean.stokes@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    DS/9425_1582554947

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-25

Senior Finance Analyst
£40,000 - £42,000. South Leeds

This role will be a partnering role will with the group IT, where you will be responsible to help convert techy and IT department's ideas into a financially and commercially practical reality.

You will work with the relevant finance teams in both the UK and international markets to contribute to the review of monthly performance, prepare reporting to senior management and assist in aspects of financial modelling and analysis of strategic investments and aspects of IT Transformation.

You will be accountable for:

*Partnering with key internal stakeholders on BAU and Project spend in the UK.

*Developing close partnerships with local market Finance teams to track and understand the wider international costs and benefits associated with IT.

*Assisting in the presentation of monthly management accounts analysis, particularly around the IT cost base and associated risks and opportunities to the senior team (finance and non-finance) working closely with the Group IT Finance Business Partner.

*Responsible for preparing and reviewing annual Budgets and Reforecasts in the UK with a link into the Markets helping co-ordinate, consolidate and review the overall Group IT position.

*Support development of business cases, working with Group Change team to provide and review financial management of projects and benefits realisation

*Support overseas finance teams on best practices with an emphasis on streamlining processes where possible given legacy processes and cultural differences.

*Liaising closely with in-country finance teams and other relevant central functions such as Group FPA to ensure that project activities are co-ordinated and actioned effectively.

*Ensuring effective and regular communication of project proposals and progress reports, obtaining guidance and approval as required to advance activities and resolve issues

*Recommending actions based on your analysis and appraisal to the appropriate stakeholder.

Requirements

*Recognised accounting qualification ACA / CIMA / ACCA
*Effective communication skills - including the ability to give feedback, influence stakeholders and possess effective presentation skills
*Experience of business partnering in a project environment with non-finance stakeholders ideal.
*The ability to work in a fast paced multi-cultural environment.
*Consciences with a positive outlook always looking to solve problems by implementing sustainable solutions.

Please apply for more details