Financial & Sales Analyst

2 days left

LG Recruitment Limited
Stanley, County Durham
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting to:

Management Accountant

Key Associations

Finance Team

Operations Team

Sales Team

Marketing Team


Stanley, County Durham

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the financial and sales reporting framework, whilst maintaining a flexible and positive approach to customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities

· Identifies financial status by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts.

· Guides cost and overhead analysis by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.

· Improves financial status by analysing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management.

· Assisting with the planning and budgeting process.

· Assisting budget holders so that they understand key financial concepts. Ensure all budget holders understand the financial information they are sent every month and to answer questions they may have.

· Assisting the Management Accountant with working capital and treasury management, ensuring best use of resources and adequate funding for the future business strategy.

· Responsible for supporting the reporting framework of the organisation whilst delivering key insights and a clearer picture of the organisation to decision makers.

· Responsible for the pricing framework, including liaison with the commercial team regarding promotional campaigns and gross margin analysis.

· Supporting the CRM framework and development of reporting tools for the Commercial Team.

· Monthly distribution and ongoing development of the sales analysis pack.

Person Profile

Qualification, Skills & Knowledge

· Ability to collect, analyse, understand and evaluate complex information with good attention to detail.

· High level of computer literacy, including exceptional working knowledge of Excel, database analysis and Crystal Reports.

· Good understanding of key financial statements including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet, cash flow.

· Focussed on providing value-adding information with a balance between "crunching" data and supply of information.


· Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience with database interrogation tools.

· Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in an accounting function or environment.

  • Worked in a small team environment, managing a high workload and supporting the work of others.


Deciding & initiating action

Presenting & communicating information

Learning & researching


Writing & reporting

Working with people

Presenting & communicating information

Planning & organising

Following instructions & procedures

Adapting & responding to change

Achieving personal work goals and objectives

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