Finance Analyst

Page Personnel Finance
Leicester, UK
18 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A permanent Finance Analyst position based in Leicester

Excellent career prospects and development plan for the successful candidate

Client Details

My client is a brilliant organisation to work for, growing from strength to strength and offering excellent career opportunities for its employees.

They are based in Leicester and are looking to recruit for this newly created role, working as a Finance Analyst and supporting the Senior Finance Business partner in their role for the organisation


The key duties and responsibilities of the Finance Analyst are:
  • Production of monthly financial performance packs
  • Variance analysis between actual performance and budget
  • Supporting cost control as part of actuals reporting and month end processes
  • Assisting with ad-hoc forecasting and budgeting tasks as required
  • Developing close working relationships with key internal stakeholders, providing financial support and advice and ad-hoc tasks where required
  • Gather, organise and reconcile financial information received from all departments
  • Compile and analyse financial reports, identifying and resolving discrepancies, and managing the timely escalation to management of unresolved issues and exceptions
  • Provide support to senior management, ensuring that the business performance reporting framework is fit for purpose
  • Reconciliation of financial information to source systems
  • Assisting in preparing presentations, briefings and bench marking analysis
  • Seek opportunities to provide value-add challenge and insight
  • Assisting the Finance Business Partner with delivery of budget and forecast work streams, providing relevant financial analysis to support decision making
  • Ad-hoc financial duties and project work as required, including testing of new finance systems
  • Responsible for implementing model governance polices and process documentation


The successful candidate for the Finance Analyst position will be:
  • An excellent communicator, confident and articulate, able to build rapport and challenge clients and stakeholders alike
  • Possess previous experience and/or knowledge of commercial contracts and agreements, able to analyse information, report and investigate or reconcile this data
  • Be a team player, able to work with others and support them on a daily basis
  • A strong user of Excel, able to download and upload data to and from the main company database

Job Offer

Excellent exposure to commercial, financial analysis, 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, stability and security in a commercial finance analyst role

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