Finance Analyst

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Up to £25,000 per annum
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Sam Jeffrey
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting and expanding national retail organisation is looking for a Finance Analyst to join their team in Manchester city centre on a full-time, permanent basis. This opportunity has arisen due to internal promotion and offers the chance for a Financial Analyst to join one of the largest retailers in their industry.

Key responsibilities of your new role

Reporting directly to a Senior Finance Manager, you will be primarily responsible for providing specialist financial and analytical information to assist in intelligent business decision making. Your key duties as Finance Analyst will include:

  • Production of monthly, weekly and quarterly performance related reports for the division;
  • Production and review of monthly management account packs and forecasting in relation to business plans;
  • Transactional and trend analysis to provide the business decision makers with commercial insight;
  • Production of reports that support accurate invoices and review of invoices;
  • Analysing statistics and trends to improve underperforming system controls and processes;
  • Reconciling purchase prices of products and product margin to maximise profitability; and
  • Translating statistical and financial information to non-finance professionals to make commercially astute business decisions.

Candidate requirements

To be successful in your application to this data and reporting Financial Analysis role you must demonstrate:

  • Part-qualified accountant (AAT, CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent);
  • Highly analytical and commercially aware;
  • Proven experience in manipulating and analysing large data sets;
  • Clear communication and proficient Excel skills; and
  • The ability to pick up and operate bespoke internal systems quickly.

Salary and benefits

The successful Finance Analyst will benefit from:

  • Up to £25,000 per annum;
  • Full study package to encourage your professional development; and
  • Training and support from a dynamic finance team who have ambitious growth plans.

Apply now

Submit your application today to be considered immediately for this Finance Analyst opportunity in Manchester.

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