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Finance Analyst

Posted 28 March by Your Golf Travel Ended

The group is looking for a Finance Analyst to strengthen the Finance Team in partnering with all areas of the business to maximise all growth opportunities.

The Management Team is focussed on the continued expansion of the group and positioning the Group as the leading niche travel operator. It is imperative the Group Financial Analyst is comfortable working in a very fast paced environment, and delivering accurate and effective information to tight deadlines.

The Role - Finance Analyst
The Financial Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team, and will provide financial/performance reporting and analysis across the whole business, including both financial and non-financial KPIs. The role will have high visibility across all areas of the company and will involve establishing an excellent working relationship with senior managers.

Detailed responsibilities include:
? Providing support to the Group Financial Director on operational and financial matters
? Detailed financial analysis and interrogation of historical data
? Working closely with Group Finance Director and Sales Director to maximise sales and gross
margin contribution opportunities
? Provide detailed financial & operational reports across the business
? Providing insightful analysis on business performance and commercial opportunities for
? Daily, weekly & monthly performance reports
? Evaluate current reporting/processes and enhance to create timely, accurate and relevant
performance reports that are deemed as best practice
? Assisting in developing accounting systems, improving financial information processes, and
leveraging efficiencies from technology
? Prepare robust trading budgets and forecasts
? Build and maintain 5 year trading model
? Produce high quality & detailed variance analysis reports
? Manage the demands of key stakeholders within the business and develop strong
? Monitor marketing impact on Sales and Return on Investment through high quality analysis
and reports

Candidate Background Candidates should have / be
? A professional accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
? Experienced in the use of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager (highly desirable)
? Advanced Excel user (essential)
? Ability to understand the interrelationships between key drivers and data across systems
? Ability to extract and analyse multiple sources and large volumes of data
? Commercial finance experience in a high transaction volume business (travel/retail industry
? Demonstrable track record of providing value adding financial information to Sales,
Marketing and/or Purchasing departments and senior management
? It is vital you have the gravitas and confidence to explain complex financial information to
senior management
? Private equity experience would be an advantage

Personal attributes
? Strong communication skills
? Excellent attention to detail
? Ability to work to tight deadlines
? Commercially astute
? Highly analytical
? Self-starter

The Palatinate Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Required skills

  • Analysis
  • Finance

Reference: 34214266

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