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Assistant Finance Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Hybrid working

Our client is an award winning, modern, and innovative business based in central Southend who employ over 1000 staff are looking to recruit an Assistant Finance Analyst to join their growing finance function.

A growth role due to constant developments, growth and client wins you will be joining an experienced team and you will support the Financial Planning Manager to deliver strong reporting and analysis to support the business leaders of the organisation.

Reporting to the Financial Planning Manager your duties will include

  • Production of monthly internal financial reports and analysis for the Board and wider senior management team
  • Ensuring accurate tracking of actuals against forecast
  • P&L and client profitability variance analysis
  • KPI reporting and analysis
  • Production of mid-month gross profit reporting
  • Financial modelling to support forecast and budgeting cycles
  • Ad hoc cost benefit analysis to support business case decision making
  • Providing financial analysis support to stakeholders across the business as required
  • Analysing new contract bids and tenders including renewals of contracts or adjustments
  • Staff costs needed to successfully run the business and increase revenue

Person specification

  • Either AAT qualified or currently studying towards ACCA or CIMA
  • Demonstrable experience in similar financial accounting/analyst roles
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage own delivery and accountability to meet set deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Very strong Excel skills including pivot tables, lookups, Formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Hybrid working so only working in the offices on
  • Company pension
  • Comprehensive healthcare plan
  • Free eye tests
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free fruit Wednesdays
  • Free weekly massages
  • Free ice cream August
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Cinema nights
  • International taste days
  • Staff discounts with over 50 businesses
  • 37.5 hour working week

Should you be looking for a role like this and develop a career within the analytical side of accounting then please apply.

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