Finance Business Analyst, Birmingham
Haig&Co have been engaged to assist a leading utilities business based in Birmingham in their search for an important and exciting role within the organisation as Finance Business Analyst. The Role As Finance Business Analyst you will report to the Head of Controlling and join a team working in a fast paced delivery-focused environment providing business analysis and commercial expertise for the development of detailed business requirements ensuring full traceability in line with key business frameworks. Key responsibilities: Analysis of complex data, data flows, reconciliations, balance sheet provisions and production of accurate operational MI reportingProvision of accurate and commercial business performance commentary in line with key performance indicators and framework guidelinesSupporting the controlling team with provision of relevant and valuable analysis in order to support priority decisions across the businessProviding weekly and monthly commercial insights to maintain robust and successful financial managementWorking with senior stakeholders and wider operational managers to share knowledge and expertise and recommending new initiatives business improvement Personal Skills & Experience: Part Qualified/Finalist CIMA/ACCA or equivalentProven background in similar Finance Business Analyst type role, delivery focused, financial analysis role is preferredUtility experience will be a distinct advantage although not essentialPrevious background of working within a heavily regulated industry would be beneficialFlexible approach to problem solving with a self-starting attitudeDemonstrates attention to detail and pride in managing controls and process effectively and not afraid to recommend changes to improve working practicesFirst class written, oral communication and influencing skills with strong ability to engage senior key stakeholdersEducated to degree level of equivalent preferred On Offer If you are looking for your next move to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, then this role as Finance Business Analyst is for you. As well as being interesting and diverse, the role provides an excellent career opportunity enabling the successful person exposure to develop and gain serious stakeholder management skills and influencing experience.