Senior Financial Analyst

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 9 February 2017

Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: UK754549

Hudson is currently recruiting for a commercial qualified accountant who has some industry experience and who is ready to move into a complex and dynamic commercial environment. With this role, you will have an opportunity to drive the role forward in terms of scope and senior stakeholder engagement and really make a name for yourself with your business partnering approach. You must have management  reporting and variance analysis experience.

You will require strong time management skills, attention to detail and the ability to explain financial accounting concepts to non-Finance people via effective business partnering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Good attention to detail to review multiple P&L’s and drive value with the project managers/directors and provide value add variance analysis reporting (i.e. what are the key business messages to communicate in terms of risks and opportunities)

  • Business partnering with Projects Director, project managers and key client stakeholders to maximise performance of the contract and advise on business impacts

  • Lead the monthly review process to ensure cost to complete is in line with revenue recognition policy

  • Control and reporting of Client Change projects

  • Work closely with the finance controller and attend portfolio project reviews to ensure the baseline financial position to enable driving delivery and commercial thinking

  • Drive client reporting and monthly client payment reviews to ensure contract and charging models are audit compliance and tightly aligned to project and service delivery

  • Monitoring invoice production and cash collection, providing advice to maximise cash-flow

  • Where required support bidding activity (sales pipeline/growth) including preparing or reviewing bid models

  • Managing working capital by working closely with Project Directors and Project Managers, taking pro-active steps to manage reduction in aged debt

  • Tracking WIP and advising on potential risk/exposures

  • Leading the preparation and review of the audit packs (internal and external)

  • Strong commercial awareness in terms of understanding the sensitivities of decisions and impact to short and long term lifetime positions as the role will involve some client interaction

  • Support the Finance Controller on Ad-hoc finance projects or project related work

If you are interested in this vacancy or would like a confidential discussion please contact Lucy Edgar in our Edinburgh office.

Please note you will receive an automated response advising you that we have received your CV.

Hudson is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

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Contact Name Lucy Edgar
Telephone 0131 555 9851
Address Caledonian Exchange
19a Canning Street

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