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Posted on: 05 August 2022
Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.Job Description:
Finance Business Analyst – Assistant Manager
Northampton/Hybrid working (can consider other UK office locations)
NEW GROUND WON’T BREAK ITSELF.
Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals.
The finance business analyst team provide and interpret financial information for operational management to assist with the running of the business. They also act as the link between the shared service centre and operations around the country.
The team work with people at the highest levels within the firm, so building relationships and trust are a key aspect of the role. The team play an important role in influencing the firm’s key decision makers in how they shape the future. The team turn raw data into insights and bring the numbers to life by using a range of software applications and the knowledge they building up but interacting with our internal clients.
The team meet in person and virtually on a regular basis (at least weekly). They share business practise and support each other to achieve our highest potential.
We’re happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we’ll support you to balance your work and life.
A look into the role
As a Finance Business Analyst – Assistant Manager within our team you will:
Manage relationships and finance business partnering across a region or specific specialism
Prepare detailed, timely, management information for the use by operating heads
Add value by providing relevant analytical information, gaining explanation for variances and suggest ways to improve operational efficiency
Support the preparation of the annual budgets, forecasts and business plans
Build close working relationships with local Practice Leader/key stakeholders to maintain in-depth knowledge of the business practice
Work with Finance colleagues as well as partnering with Strategic Business Partners and local BD teams as appropriate
Knowing you’re right for us
Joining us as a Finance Business Analyst – Assistant Manager, the minimum criteria you’ll need is a professional qualification (ACA, ICAS, CA, ACCA or CIPFA) or qualification by experience with demonstrable Finance Business Analyst experience. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way.
Excellent level of competency on Excel and other MS packages performing data manipulation and interrogation
Knowledge of budget/forecasting tools such as Adaptive planning
Experience of power BI or PowerPivot
Experience of people and project management
Confidence liaising with senior stakeholders and happy to travel to London for meetings
Excellent knowledge of IFRS15 ‘Income recognition’
Knowing we’re right for you
Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.
Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.
Beyond the job
Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.
The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.
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