Finance Business Analyst

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  • Salary : To £60,000 + Benefits

International law firm is looking to a new Finance Business Analyst to form an integral part of the Finance Systems Team and focus on delivering change and ensuring continuity, ideally looking for an experienced BA or a qualified accountant or finance/analyst candidates with very strong double entry bookkeeping experience. Change will be driven by the needs identified and sanctioned by Management and supported by this hire’s knowledge, observations and experience.  The types of projects will range from implementing accounting policy and best practices to specifying development requirements for both the accounting system and other integrated finance systems.  Continuity will involve providing appropriate support on a “business as usual” basis to ensure that standard day- to-day operations are maintained and run smoothly.  This will involve assisting individuals within the Global Finance Team and other Business Services functions by answering questions and resolving issues.  This position requires strong technical, organisation, administration and analytical skills together with close attention to detail.  The jobholder needs to have strong communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to forge relationships with key stakeholders and senior members of the Finance and IT team.  Key duties will include delivering solutions to decision makers and Finance clients in keeping with internal or external accounting policies and business drivers, promoting on-going compliance with global fiscal and regulatory frameworks in current and future territories of operation, developing and implementing operational change across the Finance function whilst promoting best practices and maintaining internal controls, supporting the Finance leadership and Finance teams across the network in meeting key objectives and sharing knowledge with internal and external clients through formal and informal means.  Applicants need to be an experienced finance BA with a transactional systems background or a qualified accountant with a strong aptitude for finance systems, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, understanding of accounting principles and group structures and a good knowledge of law firm finance systems and in particular Elite 3E is essential.  This role will based remotely for the foreseeable with standard working hours being 9:30am to 5:30pm however flexibility could be required.  Salary will be around the £60,000 mark.