Assistant Finance Analyst
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 01/08/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06650-0011494997


Robert Half, Welwyn Garden City are proud to be working exclusively with a dynamic and growing consultancy group based in Brookmans Park. My client continue to go from strength to strength.


A small but rapidly growing organisation who prides itself on working in Partnership with its clients to enhance their business performance and value.

With an ever - growing Client base, specifically within the construction industry, they are now looking to recruit an Assistant Finance Analyst to provide support to the ever growing team.

Job Summary

The Assistant Finance Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Finance Analyst in gathering and analysing the cost and commercial background information from each Client relevant to the production of R&D claim templates. In turn and with required training the candidate will be required to obtain a working knowledge of the R&D legislation.


  • Format and analyse financial data obtained from the client to a standard required for approval by the company directors.
  • Assist with the generation of report templates for each new Client along with compiling sets of introductory notes with relevant commercial information for the Directors pitch meetings.
  • Communicate effectively with Client's accountants and in-house accounts team to gather relevant data.
  • Maintain relevant and efficiently filed audit trails of all financial analysis for quick reference in the future for potential query resolution.
  • Create and adjust summary presentations for each Client detailing the R&D for sign off by the Directors.
  • Assist with cover for the Finance Analyst during any periods of absence, to ensure work is kept on top of and the Directors are kept up to speed with the status of any finance related work.

Skills and Attributes Required

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an accounting role that involved using excel on a daily basis.
  • The ability to demonstrate a high level of analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to liaise with a variety of diverse Clients.
  • Practical and well used knowledge of excel is essential.
  • A high level of comfort when dealing with various accounting systems.
  • In the early stages of studying towards a recognised Accountancy qualification or has a desire to start. (Full study support provided).

Salary & Benefits

Salary for the Assistant Finance Analyst is £20,000 - £23,000 plus full study support

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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