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Senior Finance Analyst

Job Reference: YB5158
Location Essex
Contract Permanent
Salary £60,000 - £70,000 per annum
Hours 38 hours per week
Industry Finance

Job Description

YellowBricks are hiring an experienced Senior Finance Analyst for this office-based role at a leading tech company. In this position, you will work in the office full time alongside a team of highly experienced colleagues in this fast-paced job, high-impact job. We are looking for an excellent stakeholder manager who can work and support the business through a collaborative and curious work style. An instrumental member of the team, you will closely forecast the months as well as oversee the annual operating plan all while carrying out important daily responsibilities. You will be pleased to know that we will examine your excel knowledge during the process to understand capabilities.


  • Supporting the business and Finance team to drive business performance through accurate, reliable, and insightful financial reporting and analysis, to aid business decisions
  • Month-end deliverables. Working with shared service center and accounting teams to help prepare and review monthly entries and provide commentary
  • Monthly and quarterly forecasting, reviewing of risks and opportunities within the area of responsibility. Loading and forecasts, headcount and KPIs into finance systems
  • Preparing KPI data including variance analysis
  • Handling of ad-hoc requests related to all areas of the business
  • Support in the setting of sales targets and quotas for sales consultants, tracking of actual performance vs target, and oversight of and monthly commission calculations and payouts
  • Driving continuous process efficiencies and improvements across the organization, whilst ensuring effective controls are maintained.
  • Support and challenge the development of project mandates and business cases for investment, continuous improvement, and transformation. Ensuring all costs and benefits are identified and captured, controlled, and monitored, including the tracking of any benefit realization.
  • Supporting and assisting in pricing proposals

Skills Required:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced finance team working with tight, unmovable deadlines
  • Strong business partnering skills with experience of helping drive business decisions through informed financial data
  • Demonstrable strong modeling and financial planning experience including analyzing models and providing commercial financial advice
  • Strong accounting skills, understanding of balance sheets vs PL impacts
  • Advanced excel skills essential for manipulation and interpretation of large sets of data
  • ACCA / ACA Qualified or finalist with relevant experience is highly desirable

This is a fantastic role for an experienced Finance Analyst who wants to work alongside a high-impact team.

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