Finance Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Horley, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Gatwick Airport
  • 21 Mar 19

This is an exciting opportunity for a part qualified financial professional to expand their knowledge and experience as a Financial Analyst

Finance Analyst

Salary: Competitive
Our payslip is only part of the package

To become the most efficient single runway in the world Gatwick has had to set a number of world firsts in terms of process, people and technology excellence in a highly complex and fast moving environment. Gatwick Airport Limited has won numerous awards in its history, including over ten major awards in 2017 alone. These awards include airport of the year; best airport; favourite airport for short-haul flights and marketing campaign of the year by a retailer.

Our people are passionate about Gatwick too. We value every person that works with us and reward them and their commitment to us by providing great opportunities for development, excellent rewards and opportunities to make a real difference in the lives of our customers. The Finance team at Gatwick Airport is a high performing team which sets high standards across the business; a key central function whose role is to drive value and efficiency.

This is an exciting opportunity for a part qualified financial professional to expand their knowledge and experience as a Financial Analyst through the support of financial controls and reporting for Gatwicks capital delivery programmes.

The Financial Analyst will deliver an essential service supporting colleagues in reporting financial results, identifying risks and demonstrating opportunities to management and stakeholders. You'll review and challenge business cases support the Capital Finance BP in post project appraisals. Using technical accounting practice you'll apply commercial understanding to ensure capitalisations are correct.

To be successful you'll need to demonstrate:

Positive and energetic outlook with a desire to make a difference.
Ability to demonstrate a full suite of analytical skills, ranging from strong data manipulation through to communicating conclusions succinctly.
The ability to influence, challenge and support both financial and non-financial managers is essential
Ability to plan and prioritise, with a focus on delivery.
Ability to forge strong collaborative relationships inside and outside of Finance.
Accurate, detailed but possess the ability to see the bigger picture.
Newly qualified ACCA or CIMA studier, experience of capital accounting desirable but not essential, or 5 years' experience in a similar finance role
Keen to learn and develop
Proven ability to work successfully as part of a large team
Competent to a high standard using Excel and PowerPoint.
Good working knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.

Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL) is the most efficient single runway airport in the world. It serves more than 45 million passengers to over 220 destinations in 74 countries a year on a short and long-haul point-to-point basis. Gatwick is a major economic driver for the UK contributing £5.3 billion to national GDP, generating 85,000 jobs nationally, with around 24,000 jobs on the airport campus alone. Gatwick is a high growth business regularly achieving double digit year on year revenue growth. It has beaten its stretch EBITDA target every year for the last five years. Passenger volumes have grown by over 40% in the eight years since private ownership. GAL is owned by a group of international investment funds.