Finance Analyst

Job Title Finance Analyst
Sector Finance, Project & Programme Management
Location Havant
Type Permanent
Salary Confidential

Finance Analyst


Sanderson Recruitment are currently working with a Utilities business, based in Hampshire, to recruit a Finance Analyst on a contract basis. The main purpose of the Finance Analyst role is to maintain financial controls and systems, including budgeting for all IT project expenditure. Day-to-day activities will include working closely with project and programme managers, senior management and other stakeholders within IT to provide a project cost accounting function to a growing portfolio.

Main Responsibilities of the Finance Analyst:

  • Maintain financial controls enabling Project Cost Accounting for the portfolio including spend against budget, forecast spend and cost variance analysis.
  • Manage the annual budgeting and roadmap process for IT projects.
  • Provide financial management support for projects within the IT change portfolio
  • Provide support and guidance to project managers in tracking their budgets.

Experience and skills of the Finance Analyst:

  • Project Accounting experience
  • Experience in annual budgeting process for projects or portfolios
  • Lifecycle management, from a financial viewpoint
  • Proficient is MS Office, including Excel
  • Highly analytical, with excellent attention to detail

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