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Finance Analyst (Senior)

  • Salary: £400 - £410 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Brentford, Middlesex
  • Sector: Financial Analyst
  • Date posted: 02/07/2018
  • Job reference: TAP73914


The Financial analyst has a wide ranging responsibilities including;

  • Perform and review monthly actual for Rx External Supply International Regions and Area.
  • Prepare, submit and circulate all relevant Management Reports, KPIs and other key deliverables required to meet the corporate deadlines. Requires clear and timely communications to clients/stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver uniform reporting package for diverse group by partnering with many International Markets, GMS Sites and above site and divisional teams.
  • Work closely with business clients to assist in financial analysis to ensure achievement of strategies
  • Provide analytical support on projects directly related to senior Management decision process to ensure expert financial support involving complex decisions is delivered
  • Establish and contribute to policy development and improvements.
  • Provide technical guidance to client/stakeholders regarding local issues or questions.
  • Ensure appropriate Cost Centre hygiene in both ES & Area.


  • degree of change & uncertainty; level of influencing required; degree of matrix working
  • Supports client group which includes Rx External Supply International Region and Area above site teams.
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts within External Supply and Area finance teams, located in multiple geographic locations
  • Works independently to complete many complex parallel tasks with minimal direction within scope of position.
  • Identify opportunities, risks, issues and their impact on local financials, processes and stakeholders.
  • Understand impact of policy and system changes on clients and proactively take steps to educate and minimize disruption.
  • Project leadership and participation among cross - functional / cross - business and matrix of management relationships to complete assigned deliverables.

Specialised Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge/work experience with the following at a corporate level: budgeting, accounting,auditing,business analysis, financial modeling and management reporting
  • Knowledge of client financial systems including BISON, JDE, CERPs, ICT, Cognos and Workday.
  • Knowledge and experience of the client financial compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Working knowledge of cost accounting and product standard setting.
  • Excellent problem solving and root causing abilities.
  • Continuing education of new accounting standards and their relevance to statutory and management accounting - Eg. Lease Accounting etc.
  • Ability to work across client organisations
  • Able to recognise and implement improvements to complex business processes
  • Possess strong analytical skills with the ability to review complex issues and understand the impact on business straegies, policies and relationships
  • Expert knowledge of general ledger accounting platforms.
  • Ability to present complex detailed financial information to financial staff at all levels from site to regional, gobally.
  • Ability to analyse the impact of changes in business and advise management of the consequential impact to regional and in country business areas and strategies.
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to recognize cultural diversity
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong process and system skills with demonstrated results in process simplification

Preferred Requirements:

  • Professional Qualification (CPA, MBA. CIMA, ACCA) or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Knowledge of client Product Portfolio, IT systems & Supply network

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