Financial Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Ashford, Kent
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
One on the leading companies in Kent, a continuing success story.

Your new role
To provide strategic analysis and support to the Head of Finance, through insight into business performance at a variety of levels (region, customer, product & category, etc.).
Understand the drivers of results compared to budget/forecast and YoY and leveraging such analysis into deliverable guidance/recommendations to the regional teams.
Ensuring that Business processes are met while supporting the Head of Finance and Sales teams in driving profitable solutions.
Work with the regional teams to pull together the annual budget, forecast and rolling projections
Reporting and monitoring on divisional key performance indicators; sales, profitability ratios, and investigating variances to budget or year on year movements
Produce Financial Evaluations for New Business and large opportunities within existing customers and communicate the results to all stake holders.
Liaise with sales teams, regional finance managers, attend sales meetings.
Responsible for administrator who's main role entails pricing queries and management of rebates
Responsible for the timely distribution of bonus targets and monthly statements, investigating and resolving any queries.
Act as a central point of contact for internal customers for finance related queries.
Producing ad-hoc reports/presentations as required to drive business results.

What you'll need to succeed
Have previous experience of working in a commercial environment and be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)
Strong Analytical Skills
High level of commercial awareness
High level of competency in financial analysis and modeling
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Accomplished interpersonal skills
Enthusiasm and tenacity to strive for continuous improvement
Established history of adding value within a complex commercial environment
Ability to act on own initiative and be able to persuade senior management of the value and logic of business proposals
Demonstrate ability to adapt quickly and deliver commercial results when confronted with unforeseen work demands
Must have results driven method of working and a strong desire to complete and succeed at all tasks as well as taking personal ownership for outputs with a can do attitude
Ability to build cross functional relationships with the ability to communicate across all levels of the business
Ability to understand trends and results. High level of competency in financial analysis and modeling
Ability to interact on complex data issues where there may be differing views
Maintain the highest possible professional and ethical standards at all times

What you'll get in return
Great company to work for, offering a pleasant working environment and free parking. Excellent career prospects.

What you need to do now
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