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Finance Analyst

£30000 - £35000 per annum
Robert Half


Robert Half are currently working with a global service's business based in Stockport to recruit a Finance Analyst on a 12-month fixed term contract. This vacancy has become live due to a team member going on maternity.

The role:

This is very much a business partnering role as the Financial Analysts are assigned to a Business Unit.

The Financial Analyst is a point of contact for Project Managers in operations. On average the FA's have around 400 project tasks to oversee.

Key Responsibilities:

Daily - review project documentation - signed contracts, purchase orders etc

  • Set contracts up based on documentation - assign revenue and billing formulas
  • General maintenance of projects - increased the funding.
  • Validating costs hitting projects - time, vendor costs, employee expenses
  • Ensuring revenue on the contracts is correct
  • Journals to correct any items that are wrong
  • Income statement and cost centre cost reviews
  • Ensure Financial Administrator is getting billings out the door in a timely manner

Month end

  • Project reviews with operations
  • Validate Revenue and Costs
  • Cost accruals both direct and indirect
  • Reconcile general ledger revenue and project ledger revenue
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month end reporting - variance analysis actuals vs forecast.


  • Month end report to Business Unit leads providing income statements, contract summary reports etc
  • Reporting to USA - daily during month end close - predicted actuals vs forecast and variance analysis
  • Supporting operations with the Forecast process and annual Budget
  • Quarterly and Year end audits

About You:

  • Fully qualified Accountant preferred, or QBE however a minimum of part qualified (ACCA or equivalent, CIMA)
  • Ideally from a service of training background, multinational accounting team
  • Strong Excel and reporting skills
  • Good understanding of revenue recognition for different project types
  • Excellent communicator, both verbally and written, adopting the most appropriate medium for the situation
  • Strong character - must be able to hold their own ground when dealing with operations

Salary & Benefits:

£30,000 - £35,000 - Working remotely until further notice

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