Client Financial Analyst

ZS Associates
  • London
  • Confidential
  • 4-6 years
  • 09 Jun 2015

  • Business Analytics

  • Management Consulting
Job Description

* Work with our Client Principals and delivery teams to ensure financial success of our client work
* Engage with project teams, colleagues and clients to identify and resolve any financial issues relating to that client or project
* Model new business opportunities and support RFP responses with specific attention to assisting with pricing and profitability assessments
* Support large "in-flight" client projects. Provide reporting on financial status and outlook. Proactively identify significant financial risks/issues and provide practical advice to help leadership address them
* Assist client teams in updates to ZS finance tools to forecast projects in the pipeline and "in-flight".
* Engage effectively with resources at all levels within ZS and at our clients
* Ability to think strategically and commercially but also a willingness to dive down into the details
* Increase the awareness of good project financial management practices across the Firm
* Manage Revenue recognition, completion estimates, write-offs and margins
* 4 - 6 years of experience in financial management roles supporting client delivery in a project based industry (ideally professional services, out-sourcing etc).
* Strong communication skills -- experience in working with senior leadership, strong interpersonal skills required
* Strong analytical, and critical thinking abilities
* Ability to think strategically and commercially but also a willingness to dive down into the details
* Judgment to know when to challenge something and when to lend support
* Self-motivated and proactive. High energy with a commitment to quality client service
* Ability to work closely with management teams whilst retaining objective and professional Finance perspective
* Modeling skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
* Bachelor's degree required

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Financial Projects Support Financial Management Analytical Proactive

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