Senior Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Avios
Location
Crawley
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
26 May 2018
Job role
Accountant
The function
Finance operates at the heart of Avios Group Limited (AGL), providing company-wide finance support, management information and reporting for the Avios loyalty programmes including the BA Executive Club and Iberia Plus.

We seek highly professional people who deliver against commitments and on time, work well with people from across the business and trilaterally with IAG, BA and Iberia, and constantly seek ways to do a better job. The department has high exposure to IAG and BA and its success is judged by its efficiency, the accuracy and reliability of the information it reports and the value it adds to the decision making process. We need highly motivated people who relish change and constantly strive to drive through improvements in how we operate.

Job purpose
The Senior Finance Analyst will provide finance support across all departments, managing the forecasting, reporting and control of all overheads.

Key role responsibilities
- Manage reporting for overheads, including variance analysis and commentary for all departments and spend types
- Business partner certain departments to work with the business to manage costs
- Improve and manage the forecast process to ensure it is accurate and timely. Document risks and opportunities and work with the business to achieve targets.
- Improve governance and financial control around spending across the business
- Review balance sheet reconciliations as required
- Ad hoc analysis and project work as required

Key personal capabilities
- Strong at building effective relationships
- Ability to resolve problems and provide effective resolutions to the business
- View initiatives/opportunities from a wide perspective and demonstrate ability to understand and anticipate ongoing business impacts
- Adaptable and self-motivated individual with ability to manage and prioritise demanding workloads and projects

Skills, qualifications, expertise and experience
- Strong written & verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate financial information to managers outside of Finance
- Previous experience of providing training & supporting Managers on processes & systems
- Proven track record of developing & implementing process improvements
- Strong analytical and Excel skills (including pivot tables, vlookup)
- Part qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) - desirable
- Management accounting experience, including reporting experience - essential
- Experience of working with forecasts and budgets is desirable, especially the confidence & ability to challenge forecasts

Benefits
- Annual Salary of up to £40.0000 (depending on experience)
- Company Pension
- Private Health Care
- Childcare Vouchers
- Travel Insurance
- Exciting global travel industry discounts including flights & hotels
- After 6 months’ service, Unlimited standby flights anywhere in the world on British Airways and other airlines
- Discounts on British Airways flights and holidays from day one for you, your friends and family
- New Joiner Avios/Birthday Avios/Thank you Avios
- Shuttle bus to/from Gatwick Airport (and town centre at lunch time)
- 25 days annual leave, plus 2 days charity lea

Application details
- Please advise the Recruitment team should you require any reasonable adjustments to take part in the recruitment process, so that we can remove any barriers during the process.
- Closing date: 09 May 2018

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