Assistant Finance Analyst

Assistant Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are partnered with a FTSE250 listed national business looking to add an ambitious Assistant Finance Analyst to their thriving team. If you are seeking career development to support your ACCA or CIMA studies, keep reading!

This is a permanent position based in Leicester on a hybrid basis, for a salary between £28,000 - £35,000 PA + a 10% bonus and brilliant benefits! You will be working within a vibrant, knowledgeable team to provide insightful analysis alongside preparation of Management Accounts. Under the mentorship of the Finance Analyst, you will be actively encouraged to grow your skillset so must currently be studying towards your ACCA or CIMA qualification.

It is vital you have advanced Excel skills (V-lookups and Pivot Tables as a minimum), alongside a thirst for learning. You will be expected to display strong communication skills as you will liaise with various departments within the company, up to regional Managing Directors, to present your findings. In return, you will receive extensive training within a national brand, offering the opportunity to skyrocket your career and grow into a fully qualified analyst.

What you can expect from the role:

  • Processing transactions for the regional ledger/Joint Ventures/Collaborations, including preparation of the management accounts
  • Assist the Senior Finance Analyst and Head of Finance with preparations of the monthly management packs for presentation to the board
  • Perform variance analysis on the management accounts alongside balance sheet reconciliations and management of the ledgers
  • Prepare and submit monthly VAT and CIS reports
  • Assist with audit processes for both half and full-year, taking ownership of queries where required
  • Prepare an submit the Group deliverables and schedules, analyse any variances
  • Manage the divisions banking and raising of sales invoices, to include credit control duties
  • Actively encourage process improvements and offer suggestions for development
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required by management

What we will need from you:

  • A positive, enthusiastic attitude, injecting energy into the team
  • You must be an active studier; if you have graduated with a Finance and Accounting degree, we want to see you have started your ACCA or CIMA qualification and are genuinely passionate about development
  • A knowledge of preparation of management accounts and analysis of variances
  • Strong communication and excel skills

Benefits on offer:

  • Salary of between £28,000 - £35,000 PA dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Christmas-new year off for free!
  • 10% bonus
  • Hybrid working scheme, offering flexibility on hours

This is an outstanding opportunity for an intelligent individual looking for genuine progression opportunities and development in their analyst career, perfect for a first or second time mover.


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