Financial Analyst (modeller)

Sitka Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit an experienced and qualified commercial accountant with extensive analytical skills. The role will suit someone who is keen to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Based in South East Wales this professional services business is experiencing rapid growth and needs an inspirational and focused individual to help move the business forward into its next phase of growth. You will have a passion for success and excel in performing detailed financial and business analysis.

This position will report directly to the Financial Controller and will work extensively with the senior management team, the business, operations and finance teams globally.

What the job involves

  • Production and analysis of monthly performance pack, delivering cost analysis and revenue information
  • Extensive analytical investigation into specific performance issues
  • Responsible for updating the main forecasting model and development and improvements of model as necessary
  • Production of "management accounts" in a format suitable for presentation to external funders, which reconciles to the financial model
  • Development and production of ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting
  • Perform ad-hoc business analysis to support potential new products, initiatives and strategic developments
  • Development of financial models for new and existing businesses
  • Production of weekly KPI’s for presentation to operating committee
  • Assist in production of budget and forecasting model to incorporate business developments (terms of trade, new products etc.)
  • Develop controls framework through robust reporting in line with growth of business

What you will need

The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a commercially focused role, with solid analytical skills, you will be able to take raw data, analyse it and prepare financial models and perform sensitivity analysis using key drivers as inputs. This position will require partnering and working closely with senior business leaders.

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant with a relevant degree
  • Proven and relevant experience gained in a commercial, blue chip environment
  • Demonstrable 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
  • Experience of working with senior management
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills, demonstrating excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work to tight deadline