Vacancy posted: Monday, 28 November 2016

Finance Analyst Edinburgh   30000 - 35000 per annum

Wilkinson & Associates are working with a growing retail bank in Edinburgh.

This role will be responsible for providing support to a large scale programme and providing
commercial finance support to the IT Function.

Summary of the responsibilities the jobholder will have:

*Providing detailed cost analysis with full understanding of cost drivers to support the business in driving efficiency and value for money
*Quality and timely annual and five year cost plans (including stress scenario forecasts)
*Monthly forecasts to facilitate and drive the understanding of the cost base and to assist cost centres.
*Responsible for building constructive, challenging relationships with business teams, providing financial support and challenge on current and future business performance.
*Working with the IT function to help them build and complete budget submissions. Challenging assumptions to deliver a realistic, balanced budget to senior management and providing monthly desktop forecasts as required.
*Partnering with budget holders to ensure costs are fully understood and controlled, providing insightful analysis to assist in internal stakeholder decision making and effective financial performance.

To be considered for the role you must be a newly, or soon to be, qualified accountant and have operated in a similar role previously. Ideally you will have some financial services experience, although those from other sectors will also be considered, as will those making their first move out of practice. Applicants must have a proven commercial finance skill set. You must possess strong communication skills, particularly in the context of liaising with colleagues out with finance. You will have a track record of delivery within a deadline driven environment and be able to demonstrate commercial awareness. The successful applicant must be able to plan and manage their own workload.

Job Reference:   RM103400

Closing Date:     12 December 2016

Contact Name Ross McQuarrie
Telephone 0131 225 8030
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