Business Analyst

£38000 - £40000 per annum
22 Oct 2018
22 Nov 2018
Jack Dines
Job role
Business analyst
Contract type
Part time

As the Business Analyst you will report into the Finance Business Partner for the Commercial Division of the company.

The key focus will be on supporting Department Heads and Office Managers; reporting actual performance, budgeting, forecasting and ad-hoc queries.

The role is of paramount importance in providing a link between the fee earning business and the central accounts team.

Client Details

My client, based in central London, is a leading independent real estate and property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial and Residential sectors.


As the Business Analyst you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Key point of contact within the accounts department for defined areas of the fee-earning business
  • Reporting on monthly performance at department and service line levels
  • Identifying areas of outlying performance and monitoring trends on an ongoing basis
  • Reporting on pipeline activity/WIP
  • Business planning support to fee-earning and other business services departments, such as Human Resources, in preparation of financial budgets and regular re-forecasts
  • Responsibility for various departments in the long range plan process
  • Actioning ad-hoc business queries and requests for analysis, including staffing, discretionary cost areas, other overheads, viability studies for new business opportunities etc.
  • Acting as Finance representative for specific projects/committees, including presenting financial updates
  • Attending sub-divisional head / board meetings as required
  • Working closely with management accounts team, providing information for monthly postings
  • Calculating and appraising cross business cost allocations
  • Training for Department Heads and Office Managers on reporting tools
  • Other tasks to support the accounts/commercial division as required


As the Business Analyst you will:

  • Have a relevant degree or be working towards an accounting qualification
  • Have previously worked in an analyst position for a minimum of 5 years
  • Have used Excel to an advanced standard including Pivot Tables, V-lookups, SUMIFs, Formulas
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident presenting data to senior stakeholders

Job Offer

Up to £40,000 + Benefits

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