Interim Group Financial Analyst

Competitive | London | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 20 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Interim Group Financial Analyst
London
6 months
£ Competitive

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our most valued clients who are a technology industry leader in their field, in the recruitment of an interim Group Financial Analyst to be based from their London Head Offices

This role is contract for six months to start as soon as possible

Duties & Responsibilities
- Assist in preparation of internal and external financial reports, monthly Board reports and other ad hoc analysis for Senior Management.
- Using Hyperion and COGNOS on a daily basis
- Analysis of the reported results of the group's subsidiaries to ensure integrity and understanding.
- Hold monthly calls with the Finance Director of each subsidiary to understand the performance and any financial accounting or system issues
- Review the Group's annual budget and long-term planning submissions, as well as monthly forecasts.
- Prepare the monthly board pack for the EMEA Board of Directors with analysis of performance of the group's subsidiaries, highlighting any key risks or issues.
- Prepare monthly report of subsidiaries forecasts, and weekly forecast updates, including analysis of significant variances to budget or prior forecasts.
- Prepare flash revenue report, investigating any significant variances with the subsidiary finance teams.
- Support with IFRS 15, IFRS 16 leases and IFRS 9 financial instruments
- Become the key contact for the allocated subsidiaries, for accounting or other reporting systems questions.
- Provide support for the research, evaluation and reporting of technical accounting issues so that the Group meets all reporting requirements.
- Assist in the preparation of working papers for the audit team and liaise with them concerning technical or audit issues

Skills & Experience
- Ideal candidates will be ACA qualified similar international accounting qualification, with relevant commercial experience
- Candidates will have previous experience of Hyperion and COGNOS with the ability to develop complex reports to support analysis
- Previous experience of IFRS, particularly: IFRS15 for SaaS business, good understanding of IFRS16 Leases, IFRS 9 Financial Instruments concepts would be highly advantageous
- Candidates will have the ability to communicate effectively across international functions and departments, with proven senior stakeholder management experience
- Candidates will preferably be able to demonstrate a structured approach to analysis and reporting, with a focus on process improvement and adding value
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InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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