Financial Analyst

 Location: Glasgow
 Salary: £Excellent
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent’s industry leading Professional Services client are looking for a Financial Analyst  to join either busy Finance team based in Glasgow going through a period of growth.

This is your chance to join a successful team where hard work is recognised. 

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Perform financial review and analysis of operating units across the organisation, liaising with business stakeholders as appropriate
  • Complete ad hoc analysis and reporting in response to requests for information from senior management
  • Assist in the design of financial reports and work closely with the Reporting development/Analytics team to build and deliver these reports
  • Monitor external economic and industry trends and assess in the context of the firm's performance and business information needs
  • Build effective cross-team/department relationships to improve communication and understanding of information needs across the business
  • Assist in the education of users of financial information
  • Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed
  • Lead by example displaying strong values and beliefs and a commitment to encouraging individuals to put the client at the front of everything that they do
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the risks to clients within their operation and how these will be mitigated

Background of the Position:

  • Previous fund accounting experience preferable
  • Proven experience and success in a similar role, preferably within a professional services organisation
  • Ability to demonstrate sound understanding of the professional services business model
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Relevant accounting qualification an advantage but not essential
  • Accounting experience/background advantageous
  • Computer literate with a strong understanding of financial and management information
  • systems
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
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Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Business Manager - Financial Services

Andrew Beattie

Andrew joined the Meraki Talent team in 2017, and is a key member of the financial services division. Andrew is an experienced recruiter with over eight years' experience and an extensive knowledge of the financial services sector. Andrew is passionate about recruitment and finding exceptional talent for his clients.