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Commercial Finance Analyst

Posted 5 February by Michael Page Finance Easy Apply Ended

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with an Information Technology Business based in Swindon, to appoint a Finance Analyst, to report in to the Head of Finance.

Client Details

Michael Page are pleased to be partnering with a leading Information Technology business in Swindon. This organisation has enjoyed a sustained period of year-on-year growth which has led to expansion across several of their business support functions, including finance. The team are extremely high-performing and are now looking to add a high calibre Finance Analyst to complement existing team members and help further accelerate business growth.


Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Provision, analysis and interpretation of weekly and monthly reports
  • Production of monthly management accounts and variance analysis
  • Provide weekly flash and monthly forecasts of depot costs and volumes
  • Reporting and monitoring of KPIs & volume on a weekly basis
  • First point of contact for management teams for Finance related matters
  • Assist in the production of robust Budgets and Forecasts
  • Ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures to deliver tight financial control
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and queries as required by the Head of Finance, and other senior Regional management
  • To identify and resolve errors and discrepancies.
  • To plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the department's monthly and financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner.
  • To create, develop and maintain accounting spreadsheets used in the Finance function.
  • To champion a culture of process improvement and assist with the execution of change programmes
  • To maintain departmental MI/SAP systems.


The successful Candidate

  • Ability to work autonomously is key to the success of this role.
  • Conceptual Thinking - the ability to see the "big picture"; to recognise cause-and-effect; to spot trends and patterns
  • Analytical Thinking - applying logical, methodical approaches to problem solving; having an attention to detail
  • Managing Results - being results-focused; recognising the need to sometimes make compromises; having the ability to manage change
  • Impact & Influence - the ability to communicate clearly in either written or verbal form; persuading others of your point of view. Communication with non finance personnel & people at all levels of the business
  • Flexibility - being able to cope with changing demands, amending priorities appropriately
  • Self Confidence - the ability to recover from setbacks; having the confidence to admit to mistakes
  • Team-working - the ability to work constructively and effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrates a sense of personal ownership for outputs and has a 'can do' attitude
  • Has the ability to prioritise and effectively manage time
  • Has enthusiasm and tenacity to strive for continuous improvement particularly through times of change
  • Ideally Qualified, (ACCA, CIMA)

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + Benefits £40k - £50k

Our clients offices are based near Swindon, which is commutable from Chippenham, Melksham, Bristol, Bath, Trowbridge, Westbury, Devizes, Warminster and Marlborough, Malmesbury.

Required skills

  • Budgeting
  • Commercial
  • Management Accountant
  • Reporting
  • Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Analyst

Reference: 34401798

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