The role of the Finance Analyst / Assistant Accountant is extremely wide and varied and the individual must be able to manage competing demands for time and be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be reporting directly into and working alongside the Financial Controller who is keen to ensure a succession plan is in place for the right candidate!
This will be a true development role which will allow the successful individual to gain good exposure to a whole site accounting function and month end in a dynamic and fast paced accounting environment.
Duties & Responsibilities will include:
*Provide financial support to the ICT, Legal, Risk, Procurement and Loss Prevention functions
*Produce management information within required timescales, including Business Review, Business Plan, Board packs, KPIs, dashboards, trackers and forecasts
*Review trends and current performance, identifying risks and opportunities within the head office departments and wider business
*Ownership of costs areas within the periodic Management Accounts including analysis and commentary on period and YTD performance against budget and forecast.
*Assistance in the timely and accurate production of the year-end accounts in accordance with accepted accounting practice
*Periodic balance sheet reconciliation
*Preparation of forecast and budget data for relevant areas of responsibility including liaising with the respective departments
*Provide assurance to management and auditors over approach and methodology with regard to year end processes
*Analytical modelling to evaluate ROI proposals for capital spend, critically reviewing and making appropriate recommendations
*Ensure treatment of capital is consistent with company policy
*Provide financial support, insight and analysis on key strategic projects within the allocated HO departments
*Provide financial support and analysis on ad hoc activities
*Identify and implement controls to manage risks both financial and operational
*Continual review of accounts processes to improve efficiency
To be successful for this role you MUST have the following attributes:-
* Part Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
* Advanced Excel Skills (including pivot tables, lookups etc.)
* Be a highly motivated and focused individual who must be able and willing to roll up their sleeves and do day to day tasks i.e. payment runs, invoice customers
If you meet the criteria for this role and are interested in applying - please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss on -
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