Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Frome
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-15 00:00:00
Reference: 096111047
Contact Name: Pearl Hau
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 10:39

Job Description

If your idea of work includes overlooking beautiful views in a luxurious setting with 18 acres to stretch your legs within the heart of Somerset, then we have the perfect workplace for you! With lots of exciting plans to expand, our client currently operates across the UK, Europe and America and are looking for a fun, creative Finance Analyst to join their team.

This post will be to cover maternity so we are looking for an individual who is available at short notice and eager to hit the ground running. There is the possibility of this role becoming permanent for the right individual. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, and ideally a fully qualified or part qualified accountant with extensive experience in finance.

Key Responsibilities:

• Supporting the Finance Business Partner as a Finance Analyst for two sites
• Supporting decision making by providing analysis on sales, cost of sales and overheads
• Analysis of actual vs target margins, cost trends, revenue trends, and pricing strategies
• Production of profit and loss accounts
• Analysis of any variances to budgets
• Assistance with purchasing and banking
• Implementation of cost saving ideas
• Supporting in budgets and forecasts across two sites
• Assisting in preparation of monthly management accounts
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Monthly cost reconciliations
• Providing year end support
• Ad hoc support

Person specification:

• Fully qualified or part qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
• Good experience in accounting roles
• Excellent excel skills
• Experience of Sage Accounts, Opera, Micros and Adaco is advantageous but not essential
• Solution driven
• Able to prioritise tasks
• Keen attention to detail
• Strong analytical skills
• Able to work to tight deadlines

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