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Finance/Cost Analyst

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    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 25 days holiday + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Financial/Cost Analyst
Based in: London - near Waterloo - and hybrid working (2 days in the office, 3 at home)

Salary: £45k - £50k, depending on experience

Benefits: 25 days holiday, 37 hour working week, pension, health-care, study support if needed, and various other superb benefits

Our client is an award-winning IT Solutions provider who are highly acquisitive and have won various awards since they were founded. They are hugely proud of their achievements over the past c20 years, and continue to grow across all of their divisions.

Their staff culture is key to their success, and backed by a collaborative leadership team who are committed to ensuring that they are a leader in their field and one of the best places to work.

This is a newly created Financial/Cost Analyst role and ideally you will have worked in a similar role and ideally from within a similar Cyber Security / SAAS / Telecomms business previously and our client is seeking a diligent finance professional to drive value through the supply chain of the business. Covering the most material cost lines within the P&L this role will work closely between finance & billing to ensure the business is efficient in its supplier management.

Key responsibilities will include :

  • Reviewing various supplier costs against orders to reconcile material costs to the business and identify savings to be made wherever needed
  • Help implement a best in class process for ensuring that customer cease notifications work harmoniously with supplier charges
  • Supporting the ininnovation of significant customer accounts where acquisitions have suppliers already within the supply chain
  • Seeking value and ensuring commercial implications of any changes are understood and challenges met and issues resolved
  • Support the broader finance team members in the production of a "data warehouse", supporting the validation of costs included within the warehouse to ensure KPIs supporting key business decisions are accurate and reliable
  • Provide ad hoc support to the Management Accounts team at month end to support variance analysis within the cost base

Experience and Qualifications preferred

  • Commercially focussed, highly engaging individuals are sought after for this role
  • Demonstrative experience of driving cost savings through reconciliation work
  • Experience of working with "big data" - manipulating information to ensure it supports a robust process
  • A thoroughly organised and proactive individual
  • Pragmatic, non-hierarchical and 'hands on' approach; enjoys rolling up their sleeves
  • A robust attitude to work, capable of handling conversations with senior stakeholders to drive forward required actions
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to deal with - and quickly make decisions using - incomplete sets of data.
  • Demonstrates strong emotional intelligence to understand the organisation as it is and take it on a journey without losing its positive values.

You will be a detail orientated individual who will thrive on delivering business savings. Working across various teams this role will suit an individual who is able to translate finance to non-finance individuals and work harmoniously with senior and junior individuals alike.

Please do get in touch for further details of this superb Financial/Cost Analyst role based near Waterloo.


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