Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
REF: 57708
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Key Duties:

  • Ad hoc analysis and provision of financial advice as required to support decision-making and monitoring of business financial performance
  • Financial reporting and forecasting, providing quality financial analysis and insightful commentaries and recommendations to the business
  • Liaison and influencing across external accountants, internal trading, sales and engineering
  • Manage cost allocation and tracking across all Divisions
  • Specific responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts for the business, and preparation of detailed budgets and forecasts, with analysis, interpretation and recommendations
  • Preparation of revue and cost KPIs reporting across all Divisions
  • Verification of actual costs and preparation of accruals, pre-payments and journals
  • Reconciliation of all labour costs across full time and contractors by Division and activity
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of Credit/Market risk reports covering all activity (e.g. Counterparty Risk, commodity trading, profit at risk etc)
  • Work with internal and external clients on ad-hoc data requests and analyses.
  • Building a financial control framework.
  • VAT reconciliation and payment, as well as bank and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assess financial and commercial viability of new customers by working with all required Divisions


Ideal candidate:

  • Strong proficiency with SQL, Excel and VBA is required.
  • Ideally experience from the UK electricity market
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets and risk drivers especially those within Counterparty Risk and Commodity trading.
  • You will have an excellent academic background, including a degree (or equivalent) in a quantitative discipline, such as economics, finance, sciences or engineering (or equivalent).
  • Highly organized, with close attention to detail.
  • Ideally, fully ACA / CIMA qualified however we will also consider applications from candidates who are part qualified.