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Operations Finance Analyst

  • Salary: £115 - £130 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 01/11/2017
  • Job reference: J376603A

My client, a well-known professional services and consulting business based in Telford, is currently seeking an Operations Finance Assistant to join their team on an initial 6 month contract. This could extend for the right candidate.

You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice, and must be able to work via a limited or umbrella company.

Role Description

This will be a support role for the client's on-site project accounting teams. As a resource, you will be shared across the group project accountants, performing basic financial analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, data entry for forecasting and actuals, invoicing, and checking approval levels. There will be other ad-hoc financial/administrative duties as required.

Key Skills

  • Graduate (business, accounting or similar), ideally studying towards a professional finance qualification
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. both written and verbal
  • Process high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive and a positive 'can-do' attitude
  • A real team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of project accounting would be advantageous
  • Technical skills including Microsoft Excel are essential