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Finance Analyst

  • Location Watford
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH124905

Investigo are currently working closely with a large research and development company based in Watford to recruit a Commercial Finance Analyst to cover a 12 month maternity contract. The candidate will be working in a small, dynamic team to support the Commercial Finance Manager with analysis, forecasting and business partnering for the finance function.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with business stakeholders to interpret, challenge, and agree their forecasting information to ensure this is accurate and supports data requirements from a finance and business perspective.
  • Collate forecast data, and provide reporting (this includes data entry, manipulation and analysis) and ensure that accurate information is available within the finance system.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Finance Manager to generate data and quality analysis that provides valuable insights into business performance.
  • Engage with finance and business stakeholders to ensure appropriate tools are in place to support reporting and analysis requirements, this includes creating and improving internal dashboards, putting in place tools that make financial reporting simpler for the business, etc.
  • Provide assistance to the Commercial Finance Manager in ensuring that the business is upskilled in being able to interpret financial information and results, including cashflow and forecast data in order to ensure that the information is accurately understood.
  • Assist finance and business stakeholders with ad hoc reporting and analysis requirements.
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager in creating and advocating the use of finance tools and methodologies that are suitable for use and fit for purpose from both a finance and business perspective.
  • In the course of the above, to actively identify changes and improvements which will generate efficiencies, simplification, a single source of information and ensure data integrity.
  • Support with the provision of information for the budget
  • Provide management information to the Irish business board papers, income analysis, P&Ls, forecasting, general support.
  • Provide ad-hoc support for both UK and Irish audits.
  • Any other projects.