As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
The Financial Analyst role will lead the financial planning and analysis efforts for EIU’s central, management and overhead areas by providing pertinent and timely analysis of the financial performance of the organization on a global basis and for each of our business units and functional areas. You will also provide management information including monthly KPI’s and analysis to the business. You will have the opportunity to lead the forecasting and budgeting process and work closely with the Group's other finance teams to prepare monthly reports for inclusion in management reports. The Analyst will also be responsible for the development of finance systems to increase efficiency and robustness of data.
The ideal person for the role will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and you will possess both a creative and logical approach to problem solving. This is a unique opportunity to deliver significant value by developing and enhancing our planning capabilities. This opportunity will offer high level exposure both nationally and globally, requiring you to develop a deep understanding of the business.
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