Finance Analyst

England, West Midlands, Solihull
£40000 - £43000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Tony Slattery
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time

Robert Half Finance and Accounting is exclusively recruiting for a commercially-focused Finance Analyst/Business Partner to join a successful, global business in Birmingham.

The Role

Working as part of a high-calibre team of Analysts focusing on the European and Middle East business, the successful candidate will business partner with key non-finance directors within the region. You will be much more than a 'back-office accountant' - having the personality and drive to challenge the wider business in order to effect real change. Key duties will include: Delivery of accurate, relevant and timely management information and analysis; Identification of trends and analysis of business performance through the interpretation of key performance indicators (KPIs); Support and challenge the integrity of the Gross Margin data through a combination of financial analysis and commercial knowledge; Review weekly sales reports prior to distribution; Preparation and review of a clear and concise variance analysis highlighting any potential risks; Provide Sales forecasting to support decision making; Bonus modelling for proposed changes to bonus schemes when required; Preparation of field monthly bonus accrual and quarterly bonus payments liaising with directors to explain calculations and obtain approvals.

Your Profile

Candidates wishing to be considered will be qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with proven experience of working within a fast-paced organisation. The ideal person will enjoy working within a continuous improvement environment where innovation is encouraged at all times. You will be career orientated and confident liaising with director level stakeholders both in the UK and overseas. Those wishing to progress quickly will be considered for an internal promotion within 12 months.

The Company

A globally recognised brand with an ethics first culture.

Salary & Benefits

A base salary of £40,000 - £45,0000 is offered plus 10% bonus + flexitime. Our client is a forward thinking employer and will consider offering the flexibility to work from home one day per week.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.