Financial Analyst

NXT Recruitment
From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum Experience dependent
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Analyst
Location: Carlisle
Contract: Fixed 12 months contract
Hours: 37.5 per week (9am- 5:30pm)
Salary: £22,000-£24,000 Experience dependent

This new role will be accountable for investigation of sales, margin and stock, reporting findings and recommendations to senior management within the company. Responsibilities will include development of a reporting suite to assist management decision making and gaining an understanding of the factors affecting margin, including customer rebates. Reporting to the management accountant, this role will be part of a newly structured finance team and is available on a one year fixed term contract.

Skills and competencies
    Strong analytical skills, paying close attention to detailAbility to interpret multiple sources of data to draw conclusions, identifying trends and anomaliesAdvanced Excel skills. Candidates may be expected to demonstrate Excel competence by way of a practical testAbility to work using own initiative & as part of a teamExcellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, with all levels of the organisationA strong academic record
    Experience within a manufacturing and/or distribution industryAt least 2 years of experience in an accounting and finance environment
Key Responsibilities
Weekly Procedures
    Analysis and reporting of sales and margin, investigation of exceptionsCustomer trend analysisDevelopment of a reporting suite with insightful commentaryStock reconciliation and checking

Monthly Procedures
    Management and reconciliation of customer rebate agreementsCalculation of Sales Rep commissionsInternal KPI and management reporting to the management team, including analysis of key cost and balance sheet areas

Other Procedures
    Part-responsibility of managing, maintaining and developing the sales & margin forecasting model for annual budgets and re-forecastsIdentification of areas for management focus and margin improvementAd hoc requests from Management Accountants and Financial Controller

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