Group Finance Analyst

Group Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + FX Car, 25% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Philippa Templeton

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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This fantastic unmissable Group Finance Analyst position, based in Birmingham, West Midlands, is a newly created role as a result of the Board requiring more indepth analysis of the business's performance. The Company is a global leader in it's field, renown for it's reputation and quality products and services, which are growing in demand year on year.

The Group Finance Analyst responsibilities will include:

  • Development of the current KPI reporting process to provide meaningful monthly and periodic analysis to the Group finance team / Board.
  • Monthly comparison of actual performance vs forecast/ budget to understand any gap analysis and hence impact on the latest year-end forecast.
  • Business partnering with the subsidiary businesses in order to develop trends on an individual business basis to allow more accurate forecasting.
  • Identifying and utilising relevant external market data / trends to aid interpretation / analysis of each individual business's performance and to assist in more robust forecasting.
  • Supporting the business to improve the process of forecasting based on best practice and comparison against other Group businesses.
  • Assisting in delivering performance insight to the Board.
  • Performing risk and sensitivity analysis on a Group and individual business basis.
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis as requested by the Board.

The successful Group Finance Analyst we are seeking will ideally have the below profile:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA / CA). Likely to have Big 4 or similar experience.
  • Minimum 1 year (ideally 2+ years) post qualification experience.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritise workload under pressure.
  • Computer literate, with excellent financial modelling/spreadsheet skills.
  • Willing to undertake a reasonable amount of travel, both UK and overseas, possibly at relatively short notice.
  • Ability to produce professional reports, written in a style suitable for presentation to senior management.
  • Self confident with strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate at all levels within the organisation.
  • A self-starter with the desire to learn and ambition to progress further.

The Group Finance Analyst will receive an admirable package, with the base salary between £50,000 - £55,000 (dependant on experience), a fully expensed Car, 25% bonus scheme, defined contributory pension, private healthcare, medical insurance, and other flexible benefits as expected with a role of this seniority. The business always promotes from within, therefore career progression is guaranteed.

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