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Business Analyst

Location: FARNBOROUGH, HAMPSHIRE Salary: 25000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3145581
Business Analyst – Farnborough - £25-30k + Study + Benefits

Working for a market leading business in a dynamic sector, this is a cracking opportunity for a bright, motivated part qualified (or equivalent) to add value and develop in a large, supportive finance team environment. The job will help to influence and shape a continuous improvement mentality, driving improved efficiency and productivity by managing the accounting and control environment through regular reporting and ensuring core financial systems and processes reflect the changing requirements of the business.

This role reports to the Finance Manager and works closely with the Finance Systems and Finance Ops teams as well as with other teams across the business.

Key Tasks

Regular shared services KPI reporting from the accounting and finance systems, following up on major issues/items.
Supporting and taking the lead role on shared services projects.
Ensuring up-to-date documentation of current processes and systems.
Development of new streamlined processes.
Production of key balance sheet reconciliations and the review/sign off of others.
Money laundering administration (including testing and training).
Daily system control reconciliations.
Production of cash forecasting data.

Performance Standards

Maintain a professional approach towards internal and external customers.
Respond to requests within required timescale.
Follow set department and company procedures and guidelines.
Ensure the data provided remains relevant and is action orientated.
Maintain a high level of accuracy.

You will need to be interested in end to end processes in a large company shared service centre environment (and in the interfaces between them). The role has both a systems / process focus as well as a more obvious accounting one, so you will need to know your debits and credits as well as having a good understanding of classic bookkeeping in addition to an interest in analysis. Strong IT skills including Excel are a must. The role offers lots of scope to develop and will be a great opportunity for someone to get some broad experience in what is more than just a routine / mainstream accounting capacity.

The salary bracket is £25-30k plus a flexible benefits package that includes study support if required and applications are being considered immediately –

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