Finance Analyst

England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
£23000 - £28000 per annum + Study Support, Pension, Other
20 Sep 2021
18 Oct 2021
Leeds Qualified
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading retail business based in the Bradford area currently requires a CIMA/ACCA part qualified Accountant to join their expanding commercial finance function in a newly created role.
Your role will support one of the key brands of the business. You will report directly into the Retail Finance Manager. One of the key responsibilities of your role will be to develop a solid understanding of the brand you are working directly with, whilst undertaking end to end responsibility for the specific brands financial affairs and performance. While working within this fast paced finance function your duties will include but not be limited to:
*Ensure accurate & timely month end accounts with insightful commentary.
*Balance sheet reconciliations - highlighting risks and opportunities.
*Posting journals.
*Challenge operational cost to ensure efficient practice.
*Provide accurate financial analysis to aid commercial decision making.
*Forecast and budget preparation.
*Supporting the continual review and improvement of procedures and key controls.
*Assisting with ad hoc projects.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

*Be studying towards a full accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA).
*Have excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
*Analytical skills and high attention to detail.
*Retail experience preferable -some understanding of the challenges & KPI's in managing a retail business.
*Excel skills with the ability to use pivot tables and vlookups.

This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded ACCA/CIMA part qualified Accountant who is looking to join a business that will offer career development and progression opportunities along with full study support.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.