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Senior Financial Analyst

Central London

44K

Permanent

Full Time

Background

Electralink provides a range of services to the utility industry and administrative, technical secretarial and financial support to three utility code companies. The Financial Analyst is responsible for entries into Electralink ledger for month end, sales ledger cycle and providing profitability analysis on departments.

The Role

The Senior Finance Analyst has core responsibility for areas of the month end management reporting, profitability analysis for departments and billing for the main Electralink company:

Month End

  • Month end journals with appropriate backup and reviewing result of entries into the ledger
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations for selected accounts
  • Analysis of month end variance to budget / forecast for revenue and expenses and engaging with departments to review and understand drivers for reporting commentary
  • Responsible for revenue recognition on contracted income in general ledger

Business Profitability Reporting

  • Preparation of regular department expenditure reports and liaison with budget holders to facilitate awareness of financials and improved forecasting accuracy
  • Proactive generation of management information, creation of reports and analysis to maximise opportunities to the business
  • Proactive recommendations to management based on financial analysis
  • Business profitability analysis support to Head of FP&A
  • Monthly timesheet analysis
  • Delivery of financial results to Senior Management

Billing

  • Maintaining and updating contract matrix for revenue and expenses with monthly changes
  • Monthly / quarterly billing for Electralink revenue to 200+ customers
  • Collation of invoice backup from internal and external sources

Other Responsibilities

  • Ad Hoc project modelling and forecasting with commercial teams
  • Enhancing reporting process for month end cycle
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities
  • Supporting the budget and forecast processes
  • Ad Hoc project work as directed

Skills

  • Recognised financial qualification – newly qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience in running a month end process to completion and closing month end• Experience with working with non-finance systems such as time recording and purchase order systems
  • Adhering to Company Procedures
  • Experience of using Microsoft Dynamics; Great Plains (preferable)
  • Experience of working in small company environment
  • Working to multiple deadlines and managing stakeholder expectations

•              Excellent Microsoft Excel skills – V Lookups, pivot tables, Sum ifs