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Financial Analyst

Posted 7 March by REED Finance Easy Apply Featured Ended
Reed Finance are currently supporting a distribution/supply chain business to recruit a financial performance analyst.

Working alongside the Finance Manager you take up a newly created role to assisting the FM with weekly reporting, KPIs and flash but also to looks for areas to develop models, processes and the quality of data received and reported.

This role is to assist the Finance Manager in the production of the weekly accounts, financial KPI’s and continuous development of their portfolio of financial cost models. The role will be focusing on validating information used in financial reports and liaising on a weekly basis with the planning manager(s) and operations to understand and explain variations. The role will require on site interaction with all levels of the operation and production of client monthly financial reports plus liaison with the Accenture team.

Main areas of focus and accountability -
1 Approve the timely weekly management accounts, ensuring that checks are conducted and the result is agreed with the Finance Manager
2 Maintain a working knowledge of volume and cost information sources identifying continuous improvements to financial data collection and reporting processes ensuring optimization and automation where possible.
3 Continuous development of the portfolio’s finance modelling through processing weekly data through the models to compare against actual performance, ensuring alignment to site planning models and actual performance
4 Assist the Finance Manager in producing monthly outlooks, annual budgets and forecasts as required
5 Production of weekly Financial KPI’s in line with the Business Control manual and assist the Finance Manager to analyse and explain variations in KPI, budgets and forecast performance
6 Assist the Finance Manager in the monthly production of client financial review reports and presentations
7 Ad hoc analysis and project work as required
8 Liaising with the external transactional team to drive efficiency and performance
9 Assist the Finance Manager in ensuring invoices are raising accurately in a timely manner
10 Providing insightful and accurate information to all users of the Finance Performance Reports

My client will consider either a qualified or qualified by experience accountant.

The salary is up to £40k (doe) plus holidays, a strong pension and parking.

If this sounds of interest please apply now to or call 01189520008

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34628731

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