Junior Financial Analyst

Plus One Personnel Ltd
£22000 - £25000/annum
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Junior Finance Analyst

Location: Bicester

Salary: £22,000 to £25,000pa DOE

Our client is a customer-focussed organisation and a market leading business within their industry offering the most time-critical and comprehensive supply of quality goods and services to their market. An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Finance Analyst to join the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a reputable business with exciting future possibilities.

This is an awesome opportunity to move your career from pure accounting & finance into the arena of financial analysis and strategic decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

* Preparation and issuing of period-end flash on sales & margin, including analysis performance, V's budget and forecasting and commentary on all variances
* To provide weekly trading summaries detailing what has driven performance for the prior period and forecasted position for the following week, period, Y/E
* Preparation of annual Sales and Trading budgets including detailed analysis of budgets throughout the process alongside board report on the final outcomes
* To facilitate the weekly sales forecasting completed by the sales teams through analysis of anticipated position v's account management forecasts provided
* Providing commentary to the Head of National Accounts on forecasting accuracy
* Delivering financial models to support the tendering process for both new and existing clients (cash flow impact, cost prices, sales prices, cost to serve and detailed scenario analysis)
* Specific projects relating to the departmental goals

Required skills & experience:

* You'll have a university degree in a numerate subject from a recognised academic establishment
* At least 18 months consistent work experience within a finance & accounting or financial analysis environment
* MS office and Excel Skills (advanced) as well as any financial modelling software
* Ability to work accurately in a busy environment
* Willingness to learn and an the ability to communicate with various internal stakeholders

Additional Information:

Study support for further qualifications will be offered upon successful completion of the probationary period.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also call Beth Lawrence for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role