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Financial Analyst

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Cheyanne Mason
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  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013330_1694172870

Cedar has partnered with a private equity backed legal tech organisation, based in the City of London. They are currently seeking a highly experienced Interim Financial Analyst to help drive an increased focus on product performance and identify opportunities during a new system implementation.

Salary: £220 - £280 a day (PAYE)

Location: London (Hybrid)

Start date: ASAP

This role is for an initial 6-month contract, focusing on the analysis of financial data, providing forecasting reports whilst driving continuous process improvements.


  • Analysing and consolidating financial data and ensuring they meet company goals
  • Providing alternatives and recommendations to reduce cost and improve financial performance
  • Assist monthly reporting process, compiling financials interrogating data and proving insight into accounts
  • Assist with audit requests to ensure robust reporting function
  • Summarising data efficiently and presenting reports to seniors
  • Establishing and evaluating records, statements and profit plans
  • Long and short-term forecasting to identify performance trends and financial risk, and make recommendations to budget holders
  • Taking the lead of reporting revenue recognition, profit and loss statements, overhead expenses and currency revaluations
  • Support quarterly reporting to owners on KPIs and business performance.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive budgeting and forecasting experience
  • Strong Excel skills - comfortable handling large volumes of data
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to naturally lead the improvement of processes and controls.
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to provide constructive challenge where necessary.
  • Ability to communicate financial data and analysis concisely and engagingly
  • Anaplan system experience (Desirable)

Please note that you need to be immediately available or on less than a one-week notice period.

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP! Please be aware that only short listed candidates will be contacted.