Finance Analyst – 9 Month Fixed Term Contract

Recruiter
Rutherford Cross
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£30,000-£43,000
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
£30k-£43k - depending on experience Finance Analyst – 9 month Fixed Term Contract Rutherford Cross has been engaged by a dynamic, forward thinking and multi-award winning FMCG company based in Edinburgh, seeking a Finance Analyst to join the team on an initial 9 month fixed term contract, however given the growth of the organisation there will be the opportunity to extend. The Role You will support the business utilising your technical knowledge, analytical and communication skills in order to provide insight and challenge to the aligned business area and their team. As part of a balance sheet substantiation project, your principal duties will include supporting the robust governance and control of all Net Assets and performance against Revenue and Cost management objectives. · Data analysis – profit and loss and balance sheet · Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, providing advice and guidance to ensure understanding of, and compliance with, internal and external standards/policy · Ensuring a robust control environment exists, maintaining the integrity of accounting records and financial information · Providing analysis and challenge on existing processes and the reporting framework to support optimised ways of working and decision making · Ensuring that the business area delivers against financial targets In order to be considered for the role, you will ideally be a part qualified/finalist level accountant studying towards CIMA/CA/ACCA/ACA or you will be qualified by experience. Preferably you will have gained your experience within an FMCG or fast-paced environment and will possess a good level of technical knowledge and an understanding of processes and standards. You will maintain excellent communication skills both verbal and written and enjoy analysis and data interpretation. The company is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Whilst initially this role is being recruited on a 9 month fixed term contract basis, the position will be made permanent for the right candidate. Ideally you will be able to start at short notice. To discuss in confidence please contact or call .