Finance Analyst

Salary/Rate:£30,000 - £34,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Pontefract

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a large and well-established retailer that is looking for a Finance Analyst to join their Finance team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a large, reputable company and expand your skills.

What will you be doing?

  • Establishing and maintaining robust relationships with third-party partners
  • Actively engaging in the management of warehouse stock control
  • Responding to ad hoc queries from various individuals across the business as needed
  • Monitoring, identifying, and investigating areas of concern, coordinating with warehousing teams, IT, and/or other Finance teams as necessary
  • Responding to requests for ad hoc reports within required deadlines
  • Tracking against the budget/forecast and investigating any discrepancies
  • Ensuring clients can make necessary financial provisions and adjustments through accurate financial accounting
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports on stock movement and shrinkage, detailing stock losses and gains
  • Preparing and analysing balance sheet reconciliations, providing justifications for all exceptional items or unusual balances to ensure minimal reconciliation points

What skills are we looking for?

  • Excellent attention to detail with an analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to analyse and interpret large volumes of information
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Proficient in IT, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Enthusiastic and driven, with a genuine passion for self-development
  • Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, or ACA) or a graduate willing to study
  • Adaptable and able to keep pace with a fast-moving environment
  • Commercially aware with an understanding of core business processes

What's on offer?

  • Free parking on site
  • Hybrid working
  • Study support
  • The opportunity to work in a progressive environment, with plenty of opportunities to enhance your skill set

If this role is something you’d be interested in then send us your CV below or contact Chloe Wilford for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: CW/4932Post Date: 26.06.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Chloe Wilford

Chloe Wilford

Associate Director | Part Qualified Finance

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