Graduate Analyst

Employer
Confidential
Location
Birmingham
Salary
20000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
29 Sep 2021

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Specialism
Administration
Sector
Accounting
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

Job Details

Walters People have partnered with a leading organisation based in central Birmingham who are looking for a Graduate Analyst on a permanent basis in a newly created role due to continued growth. This position would best suit a recent graduate who is detailed oriented with strong analytical skills and has the ability to work under pressure.

Key Responsibilities as Graduate Analyst:
* Gain an understanding of the Private Equity industry and Fund structure in order to be able to formulate questions to the Fund Managers regarding transactions and financial statements and be able to make independent judgements and formulate answers when not clearly provided
* Gain a clear understanding of the Private Equity terminology, performance metrics, types of fees and expenses
* Understand existing reporting and cash flow processes and procedures in order to be able to effectively use the existing quarterly report and cash flow data processing templates
* Be able to work with minimal supervision and perform and complete tasks independently and know when to escalate issues
* Be capable of independently conducting analyses of financial statements and capital account movements, extracting correct quantitative and qualitative information from financial reports
* Be trained on reading Limited Partnership, finding and summarizing information relevant to Portfolio Monitoring
* Liaise closely with other internal departments to ensure timely and accurate client reporting
* Ensure the quality and integrity of the data on the system is maintained
* Any other duties commensurate with the nature and position of the post

About you as the Graduate Analyst:
* Be highly numerate and analytical with the ability to gather, manipulate and present large quantities of data effectively
* Be well-organised, with strong organisational skills and able to develop and monitor plans to consistently meet agreed deadlines
* A good working knowledge of all Microsoft applications, with good working skills in Excel
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Mathematics or other quantitative fields
* Be proactive in managing workloads and addressing potential issues
* You will have the ability to work accurately under pressure and to meet client deadlines

For more information about this, or other finance roles please contact Robert McShane at Walters People on (url removed)

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