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Financial Analyst

DLA Piper
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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Vacancy Type
Finance, Financial analysis
Contract Type
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

The role

Our Platform. Your Opportunity.

Are you looking to apply your advanced Excel skills and accounting qualification to broaden your experience and assist in all areas of management accountancy and reporting? The role of Financial Analyst in our team in Sheffield may be for you. 

This role will play an integral part in the central Reporting team which delivers financial reporting for the International Firm.  Working closely with the Business Information team, the role will develop and deliver reporting to facilitate decision making and ensure the business performance is easily understood.  It is critical that this role supports the delivery of process improvements and report automation to meaningfully shift activity from report preparation to analysis and insight into the financial data. 

The role requires a combination of accounting and softer skills and success in this role demands a strong analytical orientation coupled with exceptional communication skills as well as a highly developed collaborative nature. 


•             Development and timely delivery of reporting for profit centres across the International Firm

•             Provide commentary to give meaningful insight into the data

•             Drive continuous improvement and automation of the reporting

•             Manage the consolidation process and reporting of the budget and forecasts for the International Firm

•             Support the partner remuneration and bonus processes

•             Partner with the Global Service Centre (GSC) to transition repeatable activities and develop their processing capabilities


•             Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)

•             Advanced excel skills is essential

•             SAP, Power BI, SQL skills desirable

•             Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with all levels within the organisation

•             Great organisational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines

•             Strong problem solver with intellectual curiosity and a “can-do” attitude

•             Highly analytical and numerate with excellent attention to detail

•             Be comfortable operating in sometimes ambiguous situations, demonstrating a flexible and collaborative personal working style


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients, and we achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed.

We’re proud to serve an international client base that includes more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 companies. We help the world's top companies with their business-critical issues. Many of the deals we work on are complex and challenging – transcending not just practice areas, but borders, languages and legal systems. With offices throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we represent more clients in a broader range of geographies and practice disciplines than virtually any other law firm in the world. Our lawyers have wide experience in arbitration, banking, competition and trade, as well as corporate crime and corporate finance. We have strong practices in employment, energy, hospitality and leisure, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and have developed key teams in pensions, private equity, real estate, tax, and technology

As a firm we are committed to diversity and to building an inclusive culture for all of our people, where differences are genuinely valued. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

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+44 (0)20 7349 0296
160 Aldersgate Street

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