Finance Analyst - Business Case Development and Cost Planning

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  • Finance Analyst - Business Case Development and Cost Planning



    Job Type:



    Excellent package and benefits


    10 August 2020

    Job Title: Finance Analyst

    Location: West London

    Salary: Competitive, plus bonus, plus excellent benefits

    Our client is a fast moving, diverse and high-profile Transport Infrastructure operator who are also market leaders in their sector, now looking to grow their established and highly regarded Finance Team, in particular our client is looking to appoint a Finance Analyst to join and support their Finance and Capital Development as well as the wider business.

    The Role:

    Reporting to the Finance Manager, the primary purpose of this role involves working closely with workstreams across the complete breadth of the business, to prepare business cases (40%), cost planning and reporting (30-40%) as well as month end reporting from a commercial aspect (20%), incorporating highlighting risks and opportunities. This is a high-profile role within the Finance Team and includes presenting of reports to internal and external governance and regulation committees.


    Business Case Development and Support

    Support efficiency & initiative tracking (including business cases)

    Support preparation of business cases

    Monitor the achievement of the financial budget and key performance indicators (KPIs)

    Cost Planning and Reporting

    Prepare monthly management accounts

    Facilitate budget, forecasting and long-term planning activity

    Highlight risks & opportunities

    Ability to work to tight timescales and organise workload effectively

    Experience/ Qualifications:

    Finalist / Qualified Accountant

    Experience in Financial Accounting and Reporting, Cost Management, Business Planning and Management Reporting and Analysis

    Strong analytical judgement, problem solving and modelling skills

    Ability to challenge and influence stakeholders

    Advanced or good level of experience in Excel

    Business partnering experience

    Experience within large corporate, engineering, manufacturing, professional services or management consultancy, would be an advantage

    This is a fast- paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. Promotion is very likely as the company is keen to grow this team significantly. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and where investment in staff is key.