Finance Analyst

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + + 40% bonus + 10% pension

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

We are currently working with one of Europe's largest, independent exploration businesses with their search for a Finance Analyst on a fixed term contract for 12 months. This is a great opportunity to join a high profile business who offer excellent benefits, a great working culture in an exciting role where every day is different.

The main purpose of this role is to assist with the activities of the budget, reporting and analysis team. Duties will include;

-Assist in the provision of complete and accurate budgets, forecasts and variance analysis for agreed Departments, Corporate Activities and Projects, working to timetables on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
-Assist with variance analysis (actuals versus budgets/ forecasts and actuals vs AFEs) are fully explained and communicated to relevant internal and external stakeholders
-Prepare monthly timewriting reviews and facilitate quarterly approvals for Departments, Corporate Activities, Corporate Projects and assets
-Conduct monthly headcount reconciliation and resolve any discrepancies and administer the Finance Master Resource File
-Support the Business Analysts with Cost Administration tasks including requisition reviews, cost coding and timewriting queries

Suitable candidates will;

-Be an ambitious part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CA accountant with previous experience working in an analytical and commercial role.
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Ability to work on own initiative and take ownership of responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

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.