Senior Financial Analyst strategic projects

Manhattan Permanent USD85,000 - USD105,000
  • Senior Financial Analyst - Banking and Capital Markets
  • Opportunity to work in Capital Markets in a project type of position

About Our Client

Leading Investment Bank

Job Description


  • Review financial information / performance data against benchmarks and reconcile any causes of variance for the business / functional area supported within well defined guidelines
  • Identify, recommend and implement basic finance, accounting processes and/or procedural improvements within own area of control
  • Provide accurate and thorough analysis for own area and identify and refer issues / situations beyond own level of expertise


  • Contribute to the operational efficiency of the department by completing routine processes accurately and on time
  • Adhere to internal policies / procedures and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Assist in identifying potential opportunities for process improvements / automation within own area
  • Contribute to the execution or delivery of financial and/or special initiatives and programs as assigned


  • Keep current on emerging issues and industry trends for the Business / Finance area being supported
  • Coordinate and/or consolidate financial information needs / requests
  • Understand business partner objectives and build or maintain ongoing working relationships with internal partners that effectively support Finance business / operational needs
  • Identify key variances and contribute to the analysis, due diligence and execution and/or implementation of potential initiatives within defined area of responsibility
  • Act as a key resource to the business by providing relevant and meaningful financial information / data


  • Understand and work towards a shared Finance vision
  • Participate fully as a member of the team and contribute to a positive work environment that encourages productivity, professionalism and teamwork
  • Ensure timely communication of problems / points of interest that are relevant to the team / management.
  • Support Participate in the identification of personal development needs
  • Adhere to established guidelines of conduct

Specific AccountabilitiesThe candidate should have the ability to understand standard accounting practices, the Firm's general ledger and financial reporting structure. The candidate should also be able to work independently with minimal supervision, establish priorities, and possess strong communication, analytical, and problem solving skills. Solid computer and organization skillsare a must.Provide support for strategic initiatives and changing business needs including related impacts to the finance processes by:

  • Identifying requirements associated with new initiatives and business model changes that impact the finance deliverables
  • Facilitating impact assessment analysis associated with change delivery including relevant quantitative analysis
  • Ensuring team members are properly engaged by managing meeting/discussions necessary to deliver
  • Providing oversight/tracking associated with change delivery issues impacting finance deliverables
  • Understanding and gathering relevant information in support of change deliverables
  • Representing finance by participating in cross functional meetings associated with change delivery issues

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

2-4 year of experience in finance and accounting at an Investment Bank

Capital Markets experience is a plus

Excellent organisation and excel skills

Strong basic in accounting and finance with an interest in strategic projects

What's on Offer

Attractive base and bonus

Hybrid working model

Opportunity to work with all areas of the bank front office, risk, coo office etc

Charlotte Rooney
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Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Accountancy & Finance
Financial Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Charlotte Rooney
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