Senior Financial Analyst (PQ)

Senior Financial Analyst (PQ)

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Bens

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Senior Financial Analyst

£55,000k - WFH (very occasional requirement to travel)

This is an rare opportunity to utilise your existing analytical skills within an established Financial Services Client. The role sits within the FP&A team but gives a brilliant broad base of exposure across the wider finance function.

Broken into 3 parts: FP&A support / Product Analysis & Cash valuation analysis / Modelling (return on Capital Expenditure)

This is a future leadership opportunity with support to complete your final studies. With a highly competitive salary at PQ level, I am looking for an aspirational candidate with FS / banking experience with proven big data experience (modelling, formulae skills - creation not simply usage)

You will play a significant role in the team, actively supporting the business in making sound decisions & forecasts. To take ownership of a variety of business areas, employing strong data analytical and forecasting skills. Employ continuous improvement principles to develop systems, processes & people - a focus on quality output

  • Ownership and ongoing development of monthly and intra-monthly originations forecasts (new business and pipeline)
  • Analysis of costs for designated operational areas (e.g. Sales & Marketing, IT, Operations) providing monthly commentary and linking into forecasts
  • Ownership of quarterly forecasts, annual budget and strategic (5 year) plan for designated operational areas
  • Ownership of quarterly forecasts, annual budget and strategic (5 year) plan for originations (new business & pipeline)
  • Support analysis and forecasting of revenues and net interest margin for parent company & special purpose vehicles
  • Contribute to preparation of Board and other Management Information packs
  • Support other Finance teams (i.e. Product Control, Financial Control) in the delivery of the wider Finance deliverables
  • Provide modelling support for the business as required (e.g. new product pricing, cost saving initiatives)
  • Support the business with both internal and external data requests e.g. shareholder, regulatory bodies
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the company's business & performance through informal and formal networks
  • Take ownership of own personal development

Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • Practical experience within a busy financial management function
  • Part qualified accountant or in late stages of obtaining qualification with strong practical accounting experience
  • First class analytical skills: flexible thinking when mining "big data", and experience of appropriate tools
  • Strong presentational skills, with ability to tailor to individual recipients
  • Detail-oriented to ensure quality, but with the ability to summarise key points for senior management
  • Excel modelling skills with advanced formulae, backed by strong conceptual thinking; coding skills an advantage
  • Works with a structured approach to deliver within tight timelines, with a "right first time" attitude


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