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Finance Analyst (0732)

The Role

We currently have a great new opportunity in our Commercial Finance team as a Finance Analyst!

You will support the Commercial Finance team, with the preparation, analysis, and presentation of monthly Executive finance packs.  Continuously seek to develop the efficiency of reporting processes, through the improved use of Company data and software packages as they become available.

Gain a thorough understanding of the operational and commercial mechanics of the various parts of the IM business to assist with the preparation of annual budgets, forecast and 5 year planning.

Support both internal and external clients with any financial requests and financial analysis of various profit improving initiatives.

Work with other Financial Analyst’s to share ideas across Commercial Finance and synergise any reporting where possible; providing plus ad hoc support to the other Commercial teams to help balance workloads when required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of a number of weekly & monthly reports used to help understand the financial performance of the various departments across the IM Group
  • Providing insightful commentary from those reports
  • Produce regular balance sheet reviews for the key areas; examples of which will include Disbursements, Accrued Income, Debt, Marketing Fees and WIP analysis
  • Understand how a department operates and interpret Key Performance Indicator’s to enable suggestions to improve divisional profitability.
  • Support the respective Divisional Finance Managers at key financial planning periods by maintaining schedules and ensuring our Finance system is updated accordingly. Financial planning includes budget, reforecast, EFO and 5 year planning.
  • Working closely with, and supporting other key stakeholders across the IM Group. This can include, but not limited to, Divisional CEO and Exec leadership teams, the COO for PI Division, the Director of Strategy, Change & Operations – PI Division, PI Commercial and PI Regional teams.  For Group Services this will include the Directors and their direct leadership teams. PW is the Divisional Exec and Department Heads.
  • Liaise with the central Group Management Accounts team to ensure relevant information and reports are supplied in a timely manner, in response to ad hoc user requests.
  • Provide ad hoc analyses, models, projections and investigations in response to queries raised by staff and partners of the firm as may be required from time to time.
  • Develop and build new visual dashboard / analysis to help the business implement new business improvement projects – typically through advanced use of Excel and/or Tableau (data visualisation, Power BI, Qlik View, etc)
  • Generally, to support and assist with achieving the objectives of the Commercial Finance Teams and if required, provide cover for the other members of the team.
The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT
  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    Commercial Finance
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