Business & Finance Analyst (management training programme)

The Hireman (London) Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business & Finance Analyst (management training programme)

The Hireman is a growing SME specialising in tool and equipment services in London and the Home Counties, including hire, sales, repairs and training.

We are a family-owned and run independent company with three successful depots and plans to open a fourth depot later this year.

The role:

Based at our head office near Bermondsey Street in SE1, our financial director is looking for a pro-active and assertive graduate (or equivalent) to support him in the management, reporting and analysis of our operational and financial business data, to help implement new systems, and to provide support on on-going projects.

This is a diverse role and the need to be highly numerate and analytical is essential. Tasks will vary from analysing our customer base, to creating and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs), to system testing.

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in business and finance, be skilled at problem solving, managing priorities and communicating with both customers and work colleagues.

This newly-created hands-on role is ideally suited to someone who is keen to be involved in the operational side of the business, a confident and assertive all-rounder who will spend time working in our depots, learning about all aspects of the business with a view to managing a small team once fully established in the role.

This is a rare opportunity for you to join a company where hard work and ability is recognised and rewarded with responsibility, training and progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing KPIs to motivate and monitor performance
  • Analysis of prospective customers
  • Ensuring accuracy to billing on contracts
  • Reviewing procedural documentation and ensuring compliance
  • System testing and development
  • Supporting the wider finance team with sales and purchase ledger work to build your knowledge of all systems and procedures
  • Involvement with stock workings, asset register and stock takes
  • Assisting with the preparation of timely and accurate management accounts and reports
  • Helping with general administration tasks


The right candidate will be a positive and confident communicator with the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to build pivot tables and VLookups
  • Ability to challenge established ways of working
  • Excellent administration and organisation skills
  • Able to manage own varied workload, prioritise accordingly and meet deadlines
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good practical skills and approach to problem solving


Benefits include a workplace pension scheme, Ride-To-Work cycle scheme, complimentary drinks and snacks, regular social events and a turkey at Christmas (or similar seasonal gift).

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm (with some flexibility occasionally required)

Holiday Entitlement:

25 days paid annual holiday plus bank holidays


£25,000 - £28,000

Our Company motto is 'Going out of our way to help our customers’. It’s important to us that everyone we work with shares our values. Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter describing a specific situation when you have gone out of your way to help someone.