£24000 - £30000 per annum
17 days ago
The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced environment and will be responsible for providing reporting and analysis for several areas of the business. There will be a lot of focus upon building and developing relationships with key stakeholders and excellent communication skills will be required as there will be a need to be able to explain financial information to non-finance individuals.
This is an excellent opportunity for an AAT or part qualified candidate with excellent Excel skills to really develop and progress their skill set and will provide support to both the Operational Finance team and the wider finance function. Recent graduates within an accounting and finance related degree with some sort of experience or placement year will also be considered.
There will be a strong emphasis around providing in-depth analysis and commentary however the role will be varied and will also support on the monthly management accounts process. A full training and support program will be available along with a competitive salary and benefits package, including study support.
The main duties of the role will include but won't be limited to :-
-Supporting with and ensuring that the month end process runs smoothly
-Production of balance sheet reconciliations and analysis around any discrepancies
-Budget preparation and producing information both statistical and commentary based around the budgets and planning and analysis around costings and headcount
-Working closely with key stakeholders and providing reports and analysis to present around budgeting and forecasting and other key business areas
-Helping to develop and implement KPI's to help monitor business performance and advising on what indicators are important
-Complying with financial controls and reporting deadlines
-Developing reporting packs and supporting the Finance Business Partners with ad-hoc analysis duties
-Helping to influence change across the business and improving processes and adding value where possible
The ideal candidate will:-
-Be Part Qualified/studying ACCA/CIMA or will be a graduate with some experience and will have some analysis and month end experience
-Have experience of working with a number of non-finance stakeholders
-Be ambitious, keen to learn and develop their career in finance
-Be highly numerate with excellent attention to detail and will be able to make sense of complex data and interpret key trends
-Be confident to support and challenge key stakeholders in financial matters with a clear ability and confidence to communicate and present analysis
-Have excellent, ideally advanced Excel skills and will pick up new skills quickly
-Have strong attention to detail and will be able to work towards tight deadlines under pressure
For more information please contact Gemma Watmough
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.
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