Finance Analyst – 5174

Finance, Full-time, Woking
The Role:

The Finance function is the nerve centre for ION Group and its subsidiaries and helps provide all aspects of financial direction to support our groups strategic decisions. The principles and smooth running of this function is fundamental to the institution and through rigorous, collaborative, and long term thinking the Finance function gives us the foundation to achieve the groups ambitious objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

As a key member of the accounting team you will have responsibility for critical processes across the Fidessa Group. Some key tasks will include:
Ownership of the global prepayments process
Analysis and reporting of monthly Profit and Loss account movements
Assist with the GRNI analysis and continuous improvement of that process
Reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts
Provide insight and analysis to stakeholders within the business
Assist in creating a Centre of Excellence for General Ledger management with world-class scalable processes to drive integration and transformation of the finance function 
We need more than people that are good with numbers. We need people who can take the lessons learned and scale the function to fit a truly global organization.
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications :

The Financial Analyst role requires a blend of Accounting, Financial Reporting, Presentation skills, Data Management and Technological know-how.
We have found some common attributes among those who succeed in Finance at ION:
Organized self-starter, who is goal oriented and possesses the intellectual curiosity to be a problem solver.
Ability to work independently, while also being a team player.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, while ensuring tasks are completed on time in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to both internal and external stakeholders.
For this role, some previous experience would be beneficial, including: 
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Experience of SAP
1.1 or 2.1 degree in any field preferred

About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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