Junior Corporate Planning Analyst

24000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000/annum
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Junior Corporate Planning Analyst to assist the Corporate Planning & Development team with production of routine and ad-hoc financial reporting, management information and analysis. The role requires the production of information to help understand and analyse financial performance supporting the team in delivery of strategic information to senior management.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in production of the weekly and monthly suite of MI reports, ensuring a high level of accuracy is maintained while also validating and reconciling data from a variety of sources.
• Upload data from various sources into the Cognos reporting environment for actual and forecast time periods, ensuring that all data uploaded to Cognos and downloaded from Cognos is demonstrably fully validated and reconciled to source data.
• Additionally, as required, update all reports for forecast, budget and prior year data. Propose and implement design changes to reports where appropriate to speed up production and / or as business requirements dictate.
• As directed by Senior and Corporate Planning Analysts, assist in the production of ad hoc analyses to support the businesses' day-to-day decision-making process.
• Ensure that accurate financial information is produced on a timely basis.
• Able to adapt and be responsive to change, as a wide variety of areas and aspects of the business need to be met.
• Manage the multi-dimensional Cognos FP&A cubes, ensuring they reflect business structure.

Key Skills & Knowledge:

• Entry level for recognised accountancy qualification or part qualified.
• Relevant degree experience (new graduate) or some experience in a financial or analytical role, preferably within the Financial Services industry.
• Good PC/systems skills and proficient in use of Excel.
• Experience of Financial Planning and Analysis software such as TM1, Cognos and Oracle would be an advantage.
• Good analytical skills.
• Good organisational skills.
• Ability to work to deadlines.
• Flexibility and a can do' attitude.

We pride ourselves on delivering consistent results surpassing our candidate's expectations. We believe that culture fit, as well as skill set match, is an integral part of appointing a successful individual.

Our goal is to find you the right job to suit your long-term career aspirations and provide personal, yet professional support at every stage

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