Business Analyst -

London or Bicester

RED, a fast-growing group active in the Mechanical and Electrical engineering of data centre and complex buildings, is looking for a Business Analyst to support the successful development of its worldwide activities, to be based in London or Bicester.

Joining a dynamic team in a fast-expanding business, reporting to the CFO, the role foresees for the candidate to take over the responsibility of the financial administration function on a global basis.

Role Responsibilities

  • Autonomous financial administration, management and controlling of a portfolio of projects, including:
  • Performance planning, forecasting, closing, reporting & analysis
  • Regular update of financial data in the management system
  • Close monitoring project profitability, direct costs, expenses, subconsultant fees, variation orders, FX exposition etc.
  • Booking of accruals, preparation and issuance of purchase orders, sales invoices in accordance to billing plan
  • Tracking cash flow generation
  • Reporting and ensuring regular contact with Project Managers
  • Training and guidance of Project Leaders in the use of financial tools


Role Requirements

  • Relevant finance qualification at least at AAT level 2 or sufficient equivalent experience
  • 4 years’ experience with a minimum of 2 years in an equivalent role
  • In depth experience of financial accounting
  • Experienced in managing budgets/budgetary control
  • Dynamic and resourceful, with strong initiative mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
  • Easily fit into multidisciplinary and cultural teams
  • Ability to prioritize own workload, and work to strict deadlines
  • Defends points of view and does not hesitate to support own opinions with detailed and clear arguments when challenged.
  • Excellent knowledge in office automation applications (Office 365, mainly Excel), with knowledge of SAP (desirable).
  • Knowledge of IFRS Project Accounting is a plus
  • Previous experience working within the consulting or construction industry (desirable)
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.
  • Act in an ethical manner and follow the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines of the Group


  • Salary commensurate with experience. 
  • Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.


This role will be based at RED’s London or Bicester headquarters. Frequent travelling between both offices can be expected.


*The role will ideally suit those with the right to live & work in the UK without restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

Location: London or Bicester

Region: EMEA

Salary: Competitive

Ready to join the team?

If you think you have what it takes to join an award winning team and help RED continue its exciting journey, we want to hear from you.