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Finance Analyst - South Leeds

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

  • Contact email:

    gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GEM/1910_1633623861

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough



Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Data/Finance Analyst on a permanent basis. Based within the South Leeds area, this is an excellent opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate. This role will allow exposure to all areas of the business and is a key role in supporting the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in providing reporting and analysis tools for the business.

The ideal candidate will have excellent data analysis skills and will have a strong grasp of Excel with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys data analysis and reporting to join a growing and stable business which encourage growth and development from within and have an established yet developing finance function. Hybrid working is offered and the company have a forward thinking approach to this.

It would be an advantage if candidates have experience of SQL/SAS however this isn't essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Working on various different projects using data systems.
-Maintaining and improving models for forecasting.
-Analysing trends of key metrics to budget to inform management and to influence future forecasts.
-Developing and maintaining MI reports to provide information to the senior management and wider business.
-Creating and maintaining models and producing KPI's
Identifying and highlighting any anomalies and correcting data issues.
-Carrying out ad-hoc and project analysis to identify and rectify issues caused by the production of information.
-Assisting with and developing new reporting tools and carrying out the testing and implementation of new processes.
-Producing variance analysis and presenting findings back to the appropriate department or individual.
-Liaising with other teams within the business and being a point of reference for any analytical queries or problems.

You will:-

-Have experience of working within a similar data focused role
-Have strong analytical and numerical skills
-Have strong attention to detail
-Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to present findings back to key stakeholders
-Ideally have Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
-Be able to look for ways to improve current processes and streamline existing procedures

The successful candidate will embrace change, be results driven, and have a logical and structured approach with the ability to work to tight deadlines in a professional and efficient manner. In reward you will receive a competitive salary with excellent benefits and free parking.

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.

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.