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Financial/Accounting Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

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  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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​Our Client

Our client is a world-renowned consultancy that delivers research-based and results-focused campaigns and strategies for corporate and political clients. With offices around the globe, it has an extensive and impressive track record when it comes to delivering experienced counsel and advice to its high-profile clients.

With a team of more than 200 people around the world, our client is looking to grow its Advisory practice in London. The function's aim is to discreetly provide solutions to its customers when it comes to risk management, assets and reputation protection. Just like the rest of the firm, this function focuses on intelligence-based methods to solve challenges that can't be addressed with traditional approaches.

Please note that we can only consider UK-based candidates for this role.


This function combines intelligence, investigation, financial and security-based solutions to its clients. The successful candidate will be an essential member of the team, whose role will be to focus primarily on financial and forensic accounting requirements but also participate in wider operational work. Projects include source of wealth authentication (SOWA), multi-jurisdictional asset trace, investigations, political and/or security issues, communications/digital investigations and due diligence.


  • Analysing large quantities of financial legal and corporate data;

  • Undertaking thorough research through various media;

  • Interpreting gathered evidence and presenting it intelligibly; and

  • Writing reports summarising any findings.

Your Profile

The successful candidate will be a qualified financial analyst (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA or other relevant qualification) with:

  • Excellent English writing skills;

  • Additional language would be beneficial;

  • Strong research capabilities;

  • A keen interest in international affairs;

  • Skilled in data processing and proficient in Microsoft Excel;

  • Proactive, excellent attention to detail, highly organised and takes ownership of work;

  • Comfortable interacting with senior management, able to communicate professionally and succinctly in both verbal and written form; and

  • Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Advisory professionals from across the United Kingdom who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.