£60000 - £75000 + Bonus + Benefits

City of London


They are a global business involved with the provision of outsourced business services to the financial services industry. They are a highly acquisitive group and operate from over 23 locations throughout out the world. The need for robust and informative financial information has created the need for a new role and function in London to help support the group in analysis and financial planning. Candidates can come from any industry as long as they fit the criteria and skills needed for the role.


Supporting the Finance Director, the role requires being able to work independently and initially focused on proactively improving month-end reporting processes, collating and managing large data sets, through to creating standardised reports to facilitate analysis. You will work in a range of tasks and activities requiring knowledge in accounting, corporate finance, excellent communication skills and analytical business skills. You will need to be able to communicate seamlessly with various teams and individuals across the business. You must be able to hit the ground running in order to establish the function and understand a highly complex and disparate structure with the support of the Finance Director and Group Finance. Key Responsibilities:

  • Set-up detailed analysis reports on revenues, staff, overheads and improve trade debtor reporting;
  • Collate, create and maintain data sets from various sources which will be the building blocks for analysis, reporting and budgeting;
  • Establish monthly KPI dashboard reporting and create quarterly Regional Reporting Packs;
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting cycle in close collaboration with the business and the overseas Finance team;
  • Undertake analytics including a 3-year business plan and improve and maintain the client profitability model;
  • Maintain and support the implementation and analysis of KPIs (financial and non-financial) in collaboration with the Group Financial Analysis and Group Reporting teams;
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of key indicators and business activities in order to help drive performance improvement and drive strategic initiatives;
  • Support the understanding of the current transfer pricing policy through documenting the respective financial flows;
  • Prepare ad hoc analytics and reporting as required by the Finance Director and business leaders including the development of material for Senior Management


To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent) with 4 -7 years of post-qualification experience or similar experience gained working in an accounting / finance role;
  • Previous experience gained within Financial Planning and Analysis function or Business Controller;
  • Strong Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Highly independent and able to organise tasks with little daily supervision;
  • Ability to work with large data sets and use various IT applications in order to structure, manage and create reports for various users;
  • Ability to both delve into details but also summarise key findings in a succinct and professional manner tailored to Senior Management and Board-level audience;
  • Appreciates and understands how operational measures translate into financial ones;
  • Proactively takes ownership of work with a drive for results;
  • Knowledge of NetSuite, Power BI, VBA and any other would be an asset