Senior Finance Analyst - Corporate Consolidation
Company: FTSE 20 Plc
Slough, Berkshire (2 days a week in office)
Salary: Up to 55k & excellent benefits package
This role provides the opportunity for an ambitious finance professional to work at the Corporate HQ of a dynamic and successful FTSE 20 company. The challenging environment rewards strong performers and provides a steppingstone for genuine career development with direct exposure across the Executive Committee and other senior Executives.
You will be working as part of the Group Corporate Control team responsible for all aspects of external reporting to shareholders and other stakeholders including, quarterly trading statements, interim and preliminary announcements and annual report. In addition, you will be responsible for helping drive the group month end close working with individual markets, dealing with queries and ensuring the timetable is met.
The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks, prioritise effectively and approach all tasks with a logical approach. The role is a high-profile position and good steppingstone to a global career within the Companies finance community as you will be working with users across the global business. The vacancy has arisen as part of an internal move into the FP&A team of one of our global business units. The last three holders of this role have gone onto commercial finance roles in the UK and in Dubai.
Part of a team of four responsible for the Groups monthly consolidation under IFRS as well as the external reporting of those results to the London Stock Exchange. You will be responsible for:
Aspects of the Groups consolidation process, ensuring these are done efficiently with process improvements made where appropriate.
Preparing analyses used by the investor relations team to communicate trends in business performance.
Validating claims within our external announcements and ensuring that appropriate documentation is retained.
Working with external auditors (KMPG) to assist with external audit process.
Work as part of the month-end close team (a cross functional team across Corporate) to:
Deal with market queries and questions
Chase countries and ensure that month end deadlines are met
Contribute to lessons learned sessions debriefing across month end
Skills & Experience:
- Ideally Big 4 background with experience of working in IFRS and the regulated Audit profession. Mid-tier acceptable if has worked under IFRS.
- Strong Excel skills in manipulating schedules and analyses
- ACA or ACCA qualification (CIMA or similar only if accompanied with statutory accounts experience).
- Experience of consolidation either preparing or auditing
- Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
- Reference: JO-2204-491239
Website: Cpl Life Sciences
- Posted: 25th April 2022
- Expires: 23rd May 2022