Junior Finance Analyst

Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey
12 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Part qualified

Finance and Business Operations |Finance – Decision Support (DS CoE)

Department Overview and Role Summary

A Junior Finance Analyst position within Walton Oaks (near Walton-on-the-hill, Surrey) will take place in the Decision Support Centra of Excellence (abbreviated to DS CoE). This Finance team is accountable for undertaking financial management reporting and analysis to support Finance colleagues across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  Key stakeholders will include Finance Analysts, Senior Finance Analysts, Finance Managers, Senior Finance Managers and Finance Directors from a variety of countries.

Junior Finance Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, conducting the following key activities:

  • Management Reporting and Finance Reporting Analytics; Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting (PBF); Presentation development and preparation, Data Validation, and Report consolidation and submission. 

Roles and Responsibilities

You will assist Finance leaders in their role of providing financial management and analysis services.  Activities will include:

  • Preparing and validating the accuracy of Financial Management Reports. This includes reports with high visibility to senior management such as Revenue and P&L Reporting
  • Significant involvement in Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting with preparation of variance/KPI reporting and system submission support.
  • Data collection – Gather data from internal Pfizer systems and external non-Pfizer systems and sources necessary as required.
  • Root Cause Research - Researching business related variances, identify variances as manual accounting error or legitimate business movements
  • Ensuring productive collaboration between the various sub teams within the DS CoE Finance Team.
  • Performing ad-hoc investigations and analytical reporting as required.
  • Working with a variety of technology – including various Financial systems used by Pfizer, as well as new technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Dashboarding Tools etc.
  • Involvement in team-based projects within the DS CoE Finance Team.


Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ‘Skills’, ‘Knowledge’ and ‘Motivation’:

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Solid Microsoft Office capabilities, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Self-assurance to liaise with Pfizer personnel at all levels
  • Ability to generate creative and innovative ideas
  • Enthusiastic and pro-active approach
  • <3 Years’ experience
  • Would suit an ACCA Student based within commuting distance of Walton-on-the-Hill

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