Finance Analyst - Graduate/ Part Qualified

  • Location

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £21000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jess Brannigan

Are you a forward-thinking and assertive graduate? Passionate about a career in Accountancy & Finance? Or maybe you are part way through your studies looking to expand on your current finance experience?

We are pleased to be working with a large organisation based in Telford, and assisting with their search for a gold class, dynamic graduate/ part qualified Accountant, who is ready to start their exciting journey, supporting the Commercial Finance team, providing insightful Analysis for the wider business.

We are looking for a graduate who really stands out from the crowd, will go the extra mile and act as a proactive member of the team.

You will be welcomed into a friendly and sociable environment, and be a part of a truly successful organisation, where hard work is valued and recognised.

Depending on experience you can expect a salary between £21,000 - £30,000 per annum, this is reflected on graduate applications and part qualified applicants.

What to expect as the Commercial Finance Analyst:

  • Provide consistent, reliable information and data with full analysis in order to advise the Senior Commercial Finance Manager and other internal stakeholders in making strategic and operational decisions through challenge and insight.
  • Be responsible for all daily, weekly and monthly reporting of the site.
  • Work closely with the Senior Commercial Finance Manager to build and develop commercial awareness and provide meaningful insights.
  • Gain a real understanding of how the business ticks. Provide insightful explanations of cost and profit drivers along with suggestions and recommendations.
  • Support the rest of the Commercial Finance team in the development and improvement of a suite of reliable commercial reporting including the budget, forecast and prior periods.
  • Develop and provide relevant and insightful reporting and analysis for a variety of business areas, to drive improved business performance.
  • Work closely with the IT Projects team to collaboratively produce a suite of automated reports that are accurate and timely.
  • Providing regular reporting to a range of stakeholders that is completed on time and in full.
  • Understand and work with the business operational teams in order to identify process improvements that would lead to increased commercial performance.
  • Support the Senior Commercial Finance Manager in understanding the month end result / process.

A few things we need to be an ideal applicant for the Commercial Finance Analyst role:

  • Desire to complete (or be part way through) CIMA / ACCA / ACA Part Qualified
  • Degree level educated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient computer skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a larger team
  • Driven and determined to succeed
  • Willing to own projects from the beginning through to implementation and beyond.
  • Self-motivated to meet challenging deadlines, with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to communicate with varying levels of management.

To apply for the Commercial Finance Analyst position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

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