Finance Analyst- part qualified

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + + study support

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are exclusively working with a fast paced and innovative business based close to Harrogate. This modern and forward thinking organisation have experienced a growth in sales and therefore require some extra support within their commercial finance function.

This relatively new and growing part of finance consists of a very impressive and dynamic team who really focus on long term career development. They now require a Finance Business Partner to work closely with their sales function to support the business with its long term growth plans and to maximise profitability.

As their new Finance Analyst it is crucial that you have a strong and confident personality so that you are able to challenge the sales team effectively. You will also need to have experience within a similar role, even if that is minimal, to demonstrate that you have the correct skills already or enough for the business to develop and work with.

This role will ideally suit a part qualified accountant with a passion for commercial finance and working with non-finance individuals.

Your responsibilities will include the following however you role will absolutely grow alongside your skill-set:-

-Sales performance analysis and commentary
-Continually improving methods and processes across reporting, analysis and commercial team support
-Providing variance analysis on weekly performance to key stakeholders
-Creating new sales and forecasting models to support in maximising profitability
-Business partner closely with the sales team, closely monitoring when sales deals are submitted and the affect they have financially on the business, confidently raising any issues to the Head of Commercial Finance
-Supporting on bids and tenders
-Support with the budgeting and forecasting process
-Monitoring the sales order book and providing detailed cost analysis
-Competitor analysis for the Senior Management Team
-Producing weekly MI and presenting to the SMT to ensure company performance and sales are where they should be
-Calculating the sales teams commissions

If you think you have the right personality and can demonstrate some of the above responsibilities in your current role then please get in touch with Lucy Campbell or Gemma Watmough for further 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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk