Finance Business Analyst

Trace Recruit
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £35,000
20 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

Finance Business Analyst, Central London – The Arts, up to £35,000 plus benefits

An exciting new opportunity has become available at a leading arts organisation in Central London. They are looking for a Part Qualified Accountant to join the team as a finance business analyst, reporting into the Finance Business Partner. This role will business partner different departments within the organisation, producing management accounts, budgeting and forecasting and monitoring financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management Accounts for a portfolio of departments.
  • Assisting with forecasting and the annual budgeting process.
  • Provide financial information for applications for some restricted funds. For applications that are successful, monitor and reconcile the qualifying income and expenditure and produce the financial element of the report.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Finance Report, ensuring that the pages produced are accurate and reconcile to the accounting system.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the financial information system and provide training and support to users. Work with the Finance Business Partner to produce templates and reports.
  • Support budget holders with financial year end process; contribute to the preparation of the annual accounts.
  • Build relationships with key budget holders and keep in regular communication to provide a first-class management accounting service.
  • Adhoc support and analysis to support decision making around change, new projects and cost savings.

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Part Qualified CIMA (preferable) or equivalent qualification (ACA/ACCA)
  • Experience producing or assisting with management accounts
  • Effective interpersonal and influencing skills, capable of effective negotiating with budget holders and understanding their needs.
  • Ability to explain financial concepts, systems and procedures to a diverse group of non-finance colleagues.
  • Strong analytical skills, enabling recommendations to be drawn from complex information and data
  • Hands-on experience of using mid-range accounting software combined with strong Excel skills
  • A great communicator, able to win confidence of others and relate to wide range of colleagues.
  • Pro-active approach to seeking solutions to problems, able to use initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy and varied environment.
  • Resilient
  • Flexible approach to work

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