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Financial Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
South Lanarkshire, UK
Closing date
18 Jan 2021

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A commercial Finance Analyst role with an Entrepreneurial Scottish SME on the outskirts of Glasgow

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are proud to be Exclusively Partnered with a High Growth Scottish business based in Lanarkshire as they appoint a new Financial Analyst role. This is a fantastic opportunity for a thriving Scottish enterprise with over 20 years experience in the sector. Our client is continually growing and adapting to market conditions with several acquisitions within the structure over the last year. With over 4 regions across the UK, this is an expanding business on an exciting journey. The Financial Analyst is a visible role across the organisation and will report directly to the Finance Director.

Your new role
The Financial Analyst will work as part of a team of 4 in finance with a further 90 people across the business. Innovation, value and enterprise at the heart of operations. This role will be responsible for the provision of high quality management information to support our clients exciting growth plans and offering insight and guidance to senior management. You will be responsible for weekly/monthly reporting, scorecard analysis, performance reporting and gathering information to highlight efficiencies.

You will support the management accounts process across P&L, budgeting, forecasting and will have strong data manipulation experience to analyse meaningful data. You will also support on acquisitions and provide commercial and analytical support for the branches. Furthermore, you will have advanced excel skills with the ability to build models and analyse numbers to predict sales trends. As a commercial fast paced business, our client is always looking to improve processes

What you'll need to succeed
The financial analyst will have the ability to communicate at all levels within the business and will enjoy commercial analysis and data manipulation. You will be comfortable working with a variety of systems and extracting data to get a full view on business performance and will engage with the board on delivering information on revenue trends, forecast and customer analysis.

Professionally, you will be a qualified accountant or latter stages of qualification with proven experience as a financial analyst in a commercial environment. This is a growing business, passionate about continuous improvement and achieving ambitions plans for the future. The Financial analyst will need to have a similar outlook and focus on development and facilitating information to achieve this end goal.

What you'll get in return
The salary on this role is competitive and will offer the right candidate an opportunity to be part of a successful and innovative business where they can really impact on the decision making process. This is an analytical and business partnering focused role offering career progression and development. You will be offered healthcare, company pension of 5% and over 30 days annual leave. This a great role for an aspiring accountant to be part of a successful Scottish SME.

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