Willis Towers Watson Finance Analyst FP&A in London, United Kingdom
This role will involve producing, maintaining, analysing and communicating financial data such as revenue & expense reports, forecasts and budgets. The role holder will play a pivotal role in maintaining quality of internal revenue & expense analysis both on retrospective and forward looking basis for respective area through application of analytical approach, attention to detail and ability to work to strict deadlines. It will require frequent interactions with wider business and stakeholders at every level. The role will involve producing insightful MI, addressing ad hoc queries, ensuring that revenue & expense are appropriately coded. Collaboration with various teams aimed at further enhancing revenue tools.
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Revenue & Expense analysis – maintaining financial records, responsibility for revenue data tagging including coding business drivers in collaboration with business stakeholders
Applying business insight and revenue recognition rules to correctly identify and record growth drivers
Assisting in developing commercial insight (MI) for the respective business area providing analysis of Revenue & Expense on a retrospective and, more importantly, prospective basis connecting sales activity reporting with financial forecasts and plans
Growth calculator analysis of Revenue performance
Utilisation of the GB Revenue forecasting and budgeting toolset (RAFT)
Providing analytical support on the realisation of revenue plans and budgets for respective business area
Proactively identifies areas requiring dedicated focus in context of materiality and with close collaboration with Finance Business Partners enabling correction of potential misstatements and data challenges within timelines dictated by delivery schedule
Application of the Financial Reporting, Business Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting processes
Confidently utilises various systems and tools including revenue forecasting and analysing tools, spreadsheets, broking systems, accounting systems etc.
Supporting colleagues in providing budgets, forecasts and analytics depending on business needs.
Conduct analysis of revenue & expense data across multiple parameters for forward performance management (delivery of management information explaining performance and providing forward looking insight into results, driving consistency of insight and information across business lines and transparency in projected financial results)
Can perform ad hoc analysis to assist management in making well informed business decisions
Uses Excel to perform in-depth analysis to create reports, presentations, consolidates information etc.
Understands and interprets a P&L
Must be able to demonstrate ability to challenge through critical thinking and articulate presentation
Preferred internationally recognised accountancy or finance qualification (technician level upwards)
Excellent financial analysis and analytical skill set with a commercial bias. Very well organised and meticulous planning skills. Excellent written and verbal presentation skills are essential
Team player and team mindset is pivotal to success in this role
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