Senior Finance Analyst

Gleeson Recruitment Group
Bermuda Park
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Financial Analyst

Are you looking to make that step from a Management Accountant/ Analyst into something more business partnering focused? Do you enjoy interacting with non-finance individuals providing recommendations to support their strand of the business strategy?

Gleeson Recruitment Group is working with a Retail organisation in Coventry who are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their growing team. The purpose of the role is to provide financial analysis and decision support information to the Sales and Marketing business functions. Providing robust challenge to ensure that they make informed and considered financial decisions.

As a Senior Finance Analyst your responsibilities will include:

  • Business Partner the Sales and Marketing Division to assess the options and drivers of current and future performance, supporting the business to optimise decision making through the provision of high-quality insight and analysis
  • Maintenance of corporate evaluation procedures and models, including customer pricing evaluations and Sales incentive scheme models.
  • Preparation of investment proposals for commercial customers. Work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that the plans are well thought out, structured and meet corporate directives.
  • Manage projects and reviews as required by the business managers, presenting findings and making recommendations in support of their strands of the business strategy. This may include post investment reviews, financial projections, scenario planning, financial modelling, customer segment reviews, customer profitability activity based reviews and other business analysis
  • Full involvement in the annual budgeting process to ensure that the information required for the Group budget is available to the deadline and within targets set. This will include challenging the business ion their forecasts and sense-checking to the wider business expectations.
  • Maintenance of corporate reporting tools, including, but not limited to, the Sales & Marketing balanced scorecard, challenging existing logic and updating assumptions to meet the developing requirements of the business.
  • Commercial reporting on acquisition opportunities and business planning. This will include performing due diligence reports, financial analysis on new/existing contracts and advising on the content.

Is the Senior Finance Analyst role right for me?

This is a great opportunity for a Finalist/Newly Qualified Accountant who is confident analysing data and now looking to develop further by taking on more ownership throughout that process and start interacting with the business to monitor performance and provide recommendations on where they can improve. You will gain exposure to a whole range of individuals from junior sales and marketing teams to Directors within the wider group.

The organisation has multiple examples of high achievers progressing through the organisation and a structure that will ensure you become a rounded accountant with a real variety of skills and achievements. This role will see you in place for 18 months to 3 years before progressing into a Full Business Partner position.

Senior Finance Analyst Package:

  • £40,000 - £48,000
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Health care
  • 25 days holiday