Job Description

Business Analyst

MacKenzie King are delighted to be recruiting a Business Analyst for a reputable, innovative and market leading company, based in Ipswich. This is a newly created position, and will play a key role within the Finance team supporting the delivery of high quality financial projections and analysis.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for maintaining financial plan models to enable efficient and robust reporting, identifying and implementing process and reporting improvements
  • Assist in the development of software tools to expand use throughout planning/forecasting process,
  • Contribute towards preparation of high-quality presentations and analysis for various senior stakeholders
  • Develop strong relationships with Business Unit and central Finance teams, engaging throughout plan and forecast processes to understand changes in financial projections and ensure receipt of key outputs to meet deadlines
  • Assist on the preparation of clearance packs for internal stakeholders and Group, delivering clear messages through high quality Powerpoint presentations
  • Support the central planning team in partnering on a range of business projects. In particular implementing required changes in the financial planning process
  • Regulatory reporting and ad-hoc information supply: support internal and external audit process, provide various internal teams with a range of financial data
  • Maintain tight controls across all processes ensuring that all Group Standards

Skills

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills to meet deadlines
  • Analytical mindset with great attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Powerpoint Presentation skills
  • Strong Excel modelling skills
  • Analytical problem solving skills  solving problems through the ability to understand the issues and develop  ideas
  • Previous experience in financial services would be an advantage

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join an established, dynamic company.