Reference Number: JO-2005-449786
Job Type: Contract
Location: Headley, Epsom
An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Analyst to join one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 170 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
Rate: 22 – 25 per hour
Duration: 6 months
Gather data from internal systems and data from external systems
Format data for entry into model or analysis, load data into appropriate tool
Input assumptions and data, run model
Validate Revenue and Expense Data
Highlight significant variances to budget, actuals and prior year, pinpoint specific type of variance categorise variances as system/technical or business related, follow-up with suspected system/technical related variances, create variances report, categorizing variances by type, amount and specific location
Research business related variances, identify variance as manual accounting error or legitimate business movement, follow-up with GFS or market colleagues to resolve variance
Determine if reporting need is already met by Standard Reporting Package, Document Reporting Parameters, Construct Shared View of New Report in Reporting Tool, Review Output with Report Requestor, Adjust as Necessary, Save View in Reporting Tool and Add to List of Standard Reports
Confirm that data is available and validated, access reporting systems/tools, select appropriate parameters, run/refresh report (Essbase) or export to Excel and modify as necessary
Receive Offline reports and commentary or export data from reporting tool, consolidate data into central report
Review Output with Customers – Review report and commentary with business partners
Drive and enable Continuous Improvements by constantly focussing on opportunities for improving efficiency and effectiveness of existing and new processes.
Experience/ Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with finance/accounting or related experience
Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and time management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Basic understanding of finance IT system architecture may be required.
Management Reporting and Analysis process experience preferred
Advanced Microsoft Office capabilities, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Competency with spreadsheets & financial modelling (comfort with data manipulation and financial systems)
Ability to identify business issues/opportunities and to frame business questions
Knowledge of various financial systems and financial reporting aspects is preferred
Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
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