Financial Analyst

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are hiring a Finance Analyst for a facilities Management company. This role is located in Kensington and will be 5 days a week in the office. This position is newly created and will play a key role in financial planning, budget management, and reporting to ensure the financial health of the location. This role reports into an Account Director and ideal candidate will be part qualified/ finalist level with a desired background from hotels, property or facilities management

The role:

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Develop, review, and implement financial strategies, plans, and budgets aligned with the company's objectives.
  • Conduct financial analysis, forecasts, and variances to provide insights for decision-making and operational improvements.

Budget Management:

  • Monitor, control, and report on the financial performance of the site by managing budgets, expenses, and revenue streams.
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure budget adherence and recommend adjustments as needed.

Financial Reporting:

  • Assemble, prepare and summarise data to structure and present sophisticated and accurate financial reports, statements, and analyses including financial status and risks in a timely manner to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
  • Conduct studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models Identifying trends, advise and recommend actions to senior management based on sound analysis.
  • Track and determine financial status by analysing actual results in comparison with forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, accounting standards, and internal policies.

Financial Operations Oversight:

  • Supervise financial transactions, including payroll, invoicing, accounts payable/receivable and reconcile financial discrepancies.
  • Implement financial controls, procedures, and best practices to safeguard company assets and maintain financial integrity.
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives to support an efficient and smooth-running operation.

Risk Management:

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate financial risks by monitoring market trends, financial indicators, and internal controls.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; MBA or professional certification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CPA) preferred.
  • Proven experience in financial management, budgeting, analysis, and reporting, preferably in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in financial software, ERP systems, and advanced MS Excel skills for data analysis and reporting.