Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West London, London
Salary: £297.00 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: 68050-ACCNT-KAB
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2016 16:58

Job Description

My Client a major pharmaceutical company based just off Junction 10 of the M25 are looking for a newly qualified Accountant to start a new contract the first week in December.

*Big 4 - ideal team fit
*Required to come and hit the ground running for Year End
*More Financial Accounting than Management Accounting
*No 9-5ers!
*People looking to move from practice to industry is fine.
*Professional finance qualification - Newly Qualified - ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
*Advanced MS Excel including Financial modelling skills - must have vlookup and pivot table experience
*Proficient in using SAP (essential)
*Proficient and confident with the use of knowledge bases, databases and data warehouses

Demonstrated experience/exposure to a majority of the following areas:
*Inventory knowledge - accounting/transactional knowledge/best practice
*Financial Modelling & Analysis
*Preparation of Management Reports
*Preparation of Budgets & Forecasts
*Variance Analysis including understanding of cost drivers, volume & pricing
*Month End Close Process
*UK GAAP, IFRS and group accounting experience
*Internal Controls & process compliance work
*Hands on use of Accounting & Reporting tools such as SAP, HFM etc
*Liaison with auditors & professional advisors
*Dealing with senior management and non-finance functions