Finance Analyst

East London, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
18 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Tara Magwenzi
Contract type
Part time

Assisting in the fast and efficient delivery of accurate and relevant financial information to internal and external stakeholders. Handling queries and providing financial information and analysis to users across the business. Developing knowledge to specialise in one of the firms two main divisions and be able to provide insight and opinions on the different practice areas.

Client Details

My client is a modern, progressive and commercially-oriented legal services business. With offices globally, it's ranked in the top 50 Legal firms in the UK with a turnover of almost £100m. The offices are open plan, spacious and encourage cross-discipline interaction, allowing you to interact with employees of all hierarchies and fields.


Duties and Responsibilities include but not are limited to the following:

* Professionally handling queries from internal clients and producing ad-hoc reporting and analysis

* Validating the firm's management accounts and providing key stakeholders commentaries on performance

* Reviewing and validating report results to identify variations and developing trends

* Ensuring the timely production of client management information requests

* Assisting in the preparation of the Firm's budget, reporting against budget and liaising with budget holders

* Involvement in ongoing forecasting and being able to update as to likely results

* Working with report developers to specify and test new reporting solutions

* Opportunity to play key role in other ad-hoc finance projects

* Co-operation with other business services departments to provide an integrated support service to the partnership


The successful candidate will be:

  • Part qualified accountant (with desire to complete a recognised accounting qualification) or equivalent experience, with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a professional environment
  • Legal experience is a MUST
  • Initiative and desire to get the job done, and get it done to a high standard
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • Confidence to liaise with staff at all levels within the business
  • Organised with ability to manage workload to multiple deadlines
  • Willingness to collaborate with others to achieve success as a team
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly PC literate with strong systems skills - excellent Excel skills are essential, and Aderant experience is advantageous
  • Solution orientated with a positive, 'can do' attitude
  • Understanding of the need for accuracy, timeliness and consistency and the balance between these
  • Facility to adapt to and implement change, including interpreting the requirements given to deliver consistent information and processes in line with the Firm's policies.

Job Offer

On offer to the candidate is:

  • A salary between £40k - £50k
  • 9:30 - 5:30pm working hours
  • 25 days holiday (3 days buy or sell)
  • Healthcare
  • Private medical insurance
  • Gym flex
  • Pension: Employer 5.5% - Employee 3.5%
  • Study support is available to the right person after probationary period
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan

  • Discretionary bonuses

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