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Senior Finance Analyst

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Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: BIRMINGHAM, GB, B37 7ES London, GB, EC3M 4BS Bracknell, GB, RG12 1WA

Company: Lloyds Register



We have recently announced that BA&IS + Nettitude will be leaving the LR Group and will become a standalone business (LRQA) under the ownership of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.  It’s an exciting time to join our business as we have ambitious plans for growth.  We are looking for talented people who will support us to build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our clients.



Role Purpose:


To provide specialist FP&A support to the monthly Group reporting, forecasting and planning processes, with an emphasis on controlling and system led reporting, and a close working relationship with Corporate Functions


You will:



Controlling. Take the lead in ensuring corporate functions are properly managed from an accounting perspective, with appropriate cost controls. To include managing POs, accruals and prepayments

Business Partnering. Responsible for business partnering specific Corporate functions as advised. To include provision of monthly reports, variance analysis and meetings to discuss results, and assistance with forecasts and longer term planning

Reporting. Supporting the preparation of investor/board packs and leadership team presentations. In addition, where deemed appropriate, managing the preparation and distribution of operational reports, such as working capital

Systems. Take a lead in understanding and utilising ByD reporting capabilities, and actively keep up to date with latest MIS tools, such as BPC and PowerBI. Developing this responsibility to provide timely, accurate and efficient reporting, and at the same time utilising excellent Excel skills

Provide support to the FP&A team in running the forecasting and budgeting processes, continually looking to improve the robustness of both process and data, and consequently the line of sight

Year-end financial audit support as appropriate

Managing the TSA process. Ensuring correct charges are received, and reverse TSA charges are issued

Provide cover for other members of the Group FP&A team, this will require a working knowledge of their activities

Actively adopt and apply the principles of our Group Strategy, efficient and flexible service delivery and innovation

Ad-hoc support and provision of data compilation and analysis as directed by Head of FP&A

To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness

Undertake necessary documentation, data, administration and communication activities needed to successfully fulfil responsibilities




You will have:


Degree qualified with a management accounting / commercial accounting background; part or newly qualified accountant with experience of operating in an international finance function

Experience of ERP and MIS systems at the ‘hands on’ level (SAP ByDesign / BPC / PowerBI an advantage)

Budgeting & forecasting experience’ gained in a multinational business

An enthusiastic and committed team player who can establish and maintain strong relationships with business leaders and across the Finance teams

Have a ‘hands on’ approach, visible across the businesses with good communication and other interpersonal skills. Able to engage at all levels across the business in a business partnering role

Adopts a solution based approach at all time, and is able to take the initiative and responsibility for completing tasks

Excellent planning and organisational skills, attention to detail and a track record of meeting deadlines







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