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Senior Financial Analyst

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Month (EXT)
Contact Name: Alex Woodrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supports the strategic planning, annual budgeting and regular next month and in-year forecasting processes for GFS EMEA
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of periodic management reporting of financial results
  • Responsible for developing accurate, timely and comprehensive financial reports for facilitating management decisions
  • Review and research periodic changes in financial position and business metrics in such areas as revenue, functional expense, costing, income statement account details, headcount or AOF (Accounts on File) for variances and trends
  • Prepare financial analysis and reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested (ad hoc)
  • Research and resolve management and/or business unit inquiries
  • Provides on-going financial support to EMEA Shared Services (e.g. HR, Marketing, Facilities) and Functional Business Leads (e.g. Sales Training)
  • Develops and/or improves, maintains and documents financial reports, processes and procedures
  • Works on complex tasks and/or projects and initiatives
  • Routinely communicates with GFS finance teams relating to financial and system issues and deliverables
  • Provides Oracle Hyperion Essbase functional support, tools and reports to EMEA Finance teams
  • Supports and owns part of the Information Governance process (financial reporting master data set-up in Oracle DRM (Data Relationship Management)

Skills & qualifications required

  • Must have extremely strong MS Excel skills
  • Excel VBA Programming a plus
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Oracle Hyperion Solutions, in particular Essbase
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Eye for both details and high-level trends
  • Ability to perform duties under minimum supervision, applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Good work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels and work with a variety of different countries and cultures

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