Finance Analyst

Page Personnel Finance
Leeds, UK
20 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst, £17-21 per hour, Leeds city centre, Accountancy, Temporary, Public Sector

Client Details

A well know clinical research organisation with a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment, looking for a finance analyst who enjoys variety in their work.


You will be part of the Finance team responsible for the provision of management accounting, financial planning and analysis, budget monitoring and control. You will be supporting a broad range of finance projects and using your skills to suggest improvements in areas such as the development of a modified finance system, providing comprehensive financial analysis, raising key areas of concern to the Group Finance Business Partner. You will support and lead on the preparation of reports and automation of processes. Good analytical, communication, planning and organisational skills will be essential.


The successful candidate will have the following key skills:
  • Working towards a CCAB accountancy (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) or equivalent qualification;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Evidence of delivering results to tight deadlines, including ability to prioritise own work and meet deadlines;
  • Evidence of line management responsibilities;
  • Good experience in management accounting, strategic planning, budget coordination, preparation, management and control in a medium or large-sized organisation;
  • Evidence of costing experience in a complex financial environment including individual project costings, overall organisational resource and income planning including alternative scenario development and sensitivity analysis;
  • Attention to detail and conscientious, enthusiastic, flexible and proactive approach to work;
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels and from a variety of backgrounds;
  • Excellent presentation and written skills, including report writing;
  • The ability to take responsibility for an entire project or piece of work and deliver a positive outcome, proactively arriving at practical and innovative solutions to any problems and challenges;
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office and especially Excel, and experience of applying IT skills to the provision of accurate management information;
  • A commitment to providing a high quality customer-focused service;
  • The ability to exercise initiative in an innovative, versatile and strategic way;
  • Experience of providing financial training to non-financial managers;
  • Evidence of an ability to work effectively as part of a team, along with self-motivation and the ability to work on your own initiative;
  • The ability to display tact and political skills;
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • A willingness to develop new skills and undergo further training as necessary.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered the following:
  • £17-21 per hour
  • Temporary contract
  • Leeds city centre location
  • Immediate Start

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