Economic Consulting | Financial Analyst

FTI Consulting

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Company: FTI Consulting

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitve


Economic Consulting | Financial Analyst



FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,600 professionals in 28 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialised expertise.  We are the company engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few.



The Analyst will be responsible for assisting with financial and accounting matters for the Economic Consulting: Global and Compass Lexecon (EMEA) practices based in our London office.  The successful candidate will assist with local segment related accounting operations including revenue recognition, maintenance of management reports, billing and collection process, and provision of data to the Senior Manager Finance of Economics for monthly close.  The role is on a full-time permanent basis.



Finance, Reporting and Controls

  • Assist with the maintenance of templates which track short term pipeline revenue

  • Assist with monitoring fixed fee projects and other non-standard time and material engagements for appropriate revenue recognition – to include working with billing timekeepers on tracking of budgets for fixed fee projects

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly internal management reports for Compass Lexecon EMEA region and EFC Global operations, including variance analysis and discussion of results against budgets, forecasts and prior year

  • Provide assistance to the Senior Finance Manager in the development of reports for both EFC and Compass Lexecon businesses

  • Provide accurate summaries of financial performance relative to monthly activities for review with the Senior Finance Manager

  • Submitting approval of write off requests for final billing to clients in line with the internal Approval Matrix (daily).

  • Upload of Accounts Payable invoices for coding to the ledger (daily)

  • Processing of time and invoices for external consultants working with FTI. Includes review of contracts with the Senior Finance Manager, arranging approval and payment of invoices and review of time entries per case as billed to clients

  • General support to the EMEA Segment Finance Team


    Operational Support


  • Assist with the new client intake process, including electronic file set-up for the purpose of ensuring that arrangements comply with firm policies for revenue recognition




  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to assume full responsibility and accountability for assigned areas of responsibility

  • The ability to multi-task, willingness to learn new skills and develop an understanding of other support operations of the business

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work effectively in a high growth environment and a rapidly changing organization

  • Able to work well in a matrix environment in which there will be multiple reporting relationships

  • Advanced working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Able to apply technical accounting concepts with a good knowledge of basic accounting concepts (including familiarity with US and IFRS)




  • Qualifications, part Qualified ACCA or CIMA

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in finance

  • Consulting/service industry experience preferred, but not essential

  • Experience with accounting/reporting for international entities in EMEA region required

  • Experience with financial (Elite) and accounting systems, and integrated data analytic tools



    FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job information

Company: FTI Consulting

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitve


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