Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Now Careers
Location
Newport, Gwent
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Now Careers are currently working with a leading business services group that are looking to appoint a talented Financial Analyst to support the business with the preparation and analysis of weekly, monthly and ad- hoc financial and management reporting.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To support the Group FC and CFO in budgetary cost control, forecasting variance analysis and reporting
  • To support the preparation of management accounts and KPI's
  • To prepare a monthly board pack
  • To support weekly and monthly variance analysis to aid decision making
  • Liaise with the departmental managers to understand core risks and opportunities
  • Producing reports for various management committees
  • To support the Group FC and CFO in maintaining overall financial control and managing the risks within the Group
  • To examine costs and improve efficiencies across all areas of the business
  • Introduce appropriate checks to ensure accurate reporting
  • Responsibility for accuracy of financial data

Key skills & experience:

  • ACCA / CIMA part qualified or qualified by experience
  • Financial Services experience would be beneficial
  • Proven IT & Systems knowledge and experience including Excel, Sage 200 and C3
  • Proven experience of detailed reconciliations
  • Strong numerical skills with the ability to understand and analyse financial data
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to manage communication with a multitude of stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Team and culture fit is essential