Financial Analyst
Barnett Waddingham
City of London, UK
23h ago

The Finance team is located across our London and Bromsgrove offices and provides the full range of finance, accounting and budgeting services for the partnership.

Barnett Waddingham is committed to providing the best possible service to all of its clients and to achieve this service we need talented, motivated and enthusiastic people.

The role

Due to our rapid rate of expansion, the business is looking to recruit a senior position within the finance team. The role will primarily be that of a financial analyst but will inevitably get involved with all areas of the finance function.

The requirement for financial information and analysis increases year on year and this role will be working closely with senior members of the business to help them understand trends, costs and forecasts for their department.

This role can be based in either our London or Birmingham offices.

The Person

As you will be working with Partners and other senior leaders in the business, we will expect candidates to be able to demonstrate substantial experience working at this level delivering value-added analysis and management information.

We are looking for a fully qualified CIMA accountant with at least 4 to 5 years's post-qualification experience in a similar role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the role and establishing policies and procedures within the analysis function so we are seeking candidates who are self-motivated and able to work independently while driving the function forward.

Responsibilities will include evaluating financial performance, providing analysis of trends and forecasts and recommending actions for optimisation, analysing financial data and creating financial models to drive senior decision-making.

The successful candidate will also need to have strong consultancy skills to advise, challenge and support the senior leaders to ensure the best outcomes for the business.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong academic record up to degree-level
  • Fully qualified accountant with CIMA or ICAEW / equivalent is essential
  • Relevant financial reporting and analysis including modelling experience is essential
  • Previous experience of providing challenge and consultancy at a senior level
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Working for a company listed as being in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020
  • A very competitive discretionary annual bonus with an unblemished record of paying-out every year since 1989 when the partnership was created
  • A set of core benefits paid for by Barnett Waddingham including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year
  • A generous pension scheme we contribute 8% from day one of your employment
  • A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your lifestyle and stage including holiday trading, tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, season ticket loan (interest-free), dining card with discounts of up to 50%, give as you earn to your favourite charity, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts offered via our ME2 Discounts platform (instant vouchers, reloadable cards, cashback) for hundreds of retailers, fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.
  • Scope for career development making sure you feel a sense of achievement and progression, the opportunity to study towards a relevant professional qualification
  • Fresh fruit available to all staff free of charge along with free squash, teas, coffees and hot chocolate
  • Opportunities to socialise or participate in sport, social or cultural activities
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • 1 paid volunteering day per year
  • Match-funding for individuals raising money for a recognised charity
  • Values at Barnett Waddingham

    Our values are important to us and we want them to be important to you too : Principled, Quality, Partnership and Respect.

    Wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham

    Employee wellbeing has always been important to Barnett Waddingham and we believe that wellbeing at work is about raising awareness of where issues can arise and balancing the needs of employees and the business.

    We have a number of programmes to support wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham.

    Diversity at Barnett Waddingham

    We want to have a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe that it will provide us with high performing teams that will be the driving force behind our continued success.

    Corporate Social Investment at Barnett Waddingham

    As a firm, we recognise that we have an impact that goes beyond our core activities.

    Our corporate social investment programme is an integral part of what we do and is focused on ensuring that our overall impact is a positive one.

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