Financial Analyst, Enfield (North London) UK

The Financial Analyst role at Metaswitch

We have a busy and motivated Finance team responsible for managing all the financial transactions of the Group – consisting of Metaswitch and our various subsidiaries – culminating in the preparation of individual Company and Group Accounts. They are also responsible for reporting management information to the Board and senior Executive Officers.

This role of Financial Analyst is a full time position based in our Enfield headquarters, with occasional travel to our US offices. 

Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit a Financial Analyst to play a key role in the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. This position will report to the Head of FP&A and will involve working closely with the CFO and CEO, as well as other senior management. A key part of the role will involve working with financial and operational information; gathering, validating, modelling and interpreting the data. In addition, the successful candidate will need to report financial results and explain variances, and work on multiple corporate financial planning and analysis projects across the business. 

The Company is currently in the early stages of planning an IPO. The successful candidate will have a significant role to play in the preparation work required for that. 

Qualifications/experience 

The successful candidate will be an ACA qualified accountant, ideally trained in a top 10 accountancy practice. Academically, you will be degree educated, with a 2.1 or above. You may also: 

  • have experience working in Finance (any specific FP&A experience will be a bonus)
  • have familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • be bright, articulate and organised
  • be analytical and have an exceptional eye for detail
  • be positive, willing to learn and confident
  • use their initiative and have plenty of common sense
  • be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • have knowledge and experience of NetSuite and Adaptive Planning (desirable but not essential). 

This role would suit someone from either an audit or Corporate Finance background looking for their first move into industry and commerce. 

Package  

For this role, we will offer a competitive market salary to ensure that we attract candidates of exceptional quality. Salaries are reviewed regularly on the basis of performance; we believe that we are one of the few companies who really do pay employees in accordance with their contribution. 

All of our employees receive a comprehensive benefits package, which is a combination of what you would expect from a modern, well-managed organization - along with one or two specials of our own, including team and office morale events with a very generous budget. The company also operates an employee share plan which enables all our people to benefit from the increased value of the company. 

We offer the opportunity to do an interesting and demanding job in a well-managed and very successful company. Despite being established for over 30 years, we are a dynamic and fast growing organization with an outstanding record of getting the best out of people – which is why our staff retention is exceptionally high. 

Application and Selection  

Recruitment at Metaswitch is designed to be thorough and tough, yet informative and friendly. 

The first stage will involve a telephone interview with the hiring manager to assess your suitability to the role. The next stage will be an interview at our Enfield (North London) Office when you will be asked to complete a short exercise, and have interviews with senior members of the team. 

To apply for this position, please send a 

  • comprehensive CV (including all academic grades)
  • covering email telling us about yourself and why you are interested in, and suited to, the roleto our email address careers@metaswitch.com.   

If you have any further questions please contact our Recruitment team at the same address or on 020 8366 1177. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Metaswitch is an equal opportunities employer.

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