Finance Business Analyst Birmingham
Published: 21st July 2022
Job Type
£500 - 700 per day


Role: Finance Business Analyst

Location: Remote (occasional site visits – 1-3/month – Harwell)

IR35: Inside

Rate: £500-700/day (Umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

Job Purpose

  • To help develop and deliver capital programme financial control improvements
  • To assist in the standardisation, automation, simplification of processes and data flows.
  • Creation of single-source data and reporting.
  • To develop and help drive financial alignment through enhanced financial and management accounting.
  • To provide expertise in project accounting transformation, through budget and cost breakdown structures. Develop processes to maintain and support change.
  • To assist in the development of project orientated reporting, both from a management and control perspective.
  • To assist in the drive towards a multi-year financial horizon as part of the company wide initiative to move towards whole life project cost reporting.

Main Accountabilities

  • Providing advice, guidance, and support on the overall objectives of the Finance Improvement Project.
  • Development and implementation:
  • Agree cost and work breakdown structure alignment and common project coding, eliminating, or minimising any mapping needs.
  • Disaggregation of 22/23 budgets into new dimensional accounting structure and definition of future budget process to reflect.
  • Allocations - agree and implement intra-company cross charge / reporting mechanism for indirect overheads. Agree the cut-off point for direct vs. indirect resource allocation

Minimum Requirement:

  • Financially experienced analyst, with background in chart of accounts, budgets, allocations, project accounting, cost management and control, variances. – Ex-Trader/Analyst doesn’t need to be in accounting role.
  • Business partnering and stakeholder management skills ideally with some ‘evolving organisation’ and change experience.
  • Experience with disparate systems, interfacing and mapping, data manipulation.
  • Experience with process design and mapping.
  • Highly competent in Excel. Capable in Word, PowerPoint and other business software tools.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.
  • Attention to detail.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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