Qualified Accountant

Acorn Recruitment Ltd
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£40000.00 - £50000.00 pa
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn Accountancy & Finance are working with a well-established organisation in Cardiff with excellent public transport links.

This is an exciting and challenging position for a commercially focused, self-starter who thrives on new challenges, possesses true entrepreneurial spirit and enjoys working in a fast-paced, highly flexible environment. This is a role for a talented professional who has a passion for success and excels at performing detailed financial and business analysis / reporting.

You will have a good academic background, and experience in financial services FP&A or strategy roles. You will have strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills and have an intuitive understanding of the business drivers and metrics that affect revenue and results.

Your duties will include but not be restricted to:

Principal Responsibilities:

The FP&A Analyst will be a key role in the finance function of the business. You will assist in providing monthly performance analysis along with KPI's based around the profit leavers of the business to senior management as well as providing analytical and business-planning support.

You will have a strong background in a strategic/commercially focused financial role, with strong analytical skills, able to take raw data, analyse it and prepare financial models and perform sensitivity analysis using key drivers as inputs.

This position will report directly to the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis and will have strong links to senior leadership, the business, operations and finance teams globally.

Key Responsibilities & Objectives

*Undertake monthly process of updating financial forecast model for actual activity and planned initiatives.
*Produce financial and performance analysis for monthly board performance pack
*Take ownership of deep-dive analysis into ad-hoc business issues, and present findings back to senior management.
*Analysis of key business performance drivers such as revenue, arrears and costs.
*Partnering management from across the business to provide analysis to drive performance.
*Support the FP&A team in developing financial models for new and existing business lines
*Partner MI team to ensure loan management system data is reconciled to finance databases
*Production of weekly KPI's for presentation to operating committee

You will be:

*ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant
*Proven and relative experience from a commercial role in blue chip company
*Demonstrated expertise in financial analysis (developing financial models, analysing financial statements, collating management information)
*Expert user of Microsoft Excel, and planning tools - proven ability to rapidly build comprehensive financial models
*Ability to work in a fast paced environment
*Experience working with senior management team
*Excellent attention to detail
*Strong quantitative analysis skills
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions with limited supervision
*Strong stakeholder management skills
*Comfortable communicating with senior management is essential
*Self-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete a full CRB & Credit check to comply with regulatory requirements.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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