5 months ago
Due to an exciting period of growth, a well-established business based in Cheshire is currently looking to appoint a Business Analyst on a 6 month basis to join their dynamic and growing Finance team.
As a Finance Analyst, you will work as part of a fast-paced operations team and be responsible for:
* To assist in developing EMEA Operation into a source of best practice in financial and administrative management.
* Provide business analysis to support optimal decision making by Senior Management teams.
* Ownership of several Directors Reports, producing and understanding all aspects of the financials. Conducting a monthly review with senior Management highlighting trends, opportunities and threats. Recording all progress against action points raised in the meetings.
* Conduct deal reviews checking Deals/Quotes for completeness special delivery terms inclusion of software. Check pricing versus agreed price-volume matrix assist in the development of price discount models.
* Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and provide explanations of unexpected variances.
* Prepare Business Partner Trackers to monitor performance versus agreed targets.
* Investigate and understand OPEX variances to budget by drilling down in Oracle accounts, utilising the 'day book' report, SmartView, ATLAS, and certify reports.
* Attend business meetings as required by either Senior Management or EMEA Finance Management.
* Assist in the annual budget process, producing all supporting documentation required for the process and ensuring all reporting deadlines are met.
* Take the lead in validating all Gross Margins (Price Discounts) of relevant business and ensuring all deals are within the Gross Margin hierarchy approval. Provide assistance to quotes and tenders.
* Ad hoc reporting and analysis.
* Assist in the development of financial modelling, scenario planning and business case preparation to assist with strategic decisions.
* Interaction with colleagues:
- Develop effective relationships with colleagues to ensure business potential and customer satisfaction are maximised and a winning, professional, supportive culture is fostered.
- Provide feedback as requested by colleagues in a timely and professional manner.
* Ownership of weekly orders, shipments and backlog reconciliation demonstrating outstanding attention to detail and the ability to reconcile a large volume of data.
* Assist with month end closing of books, including entering journals onto ledgers.
As a Finance Analyst you will have the following skill set:
- Hands on Approach
- Outstanding attention to detail with the ability to reconcile complex accounts
- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal colleagues
- Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed
- Strong ethics
- High Energy
- Ability to Energise Others
- Positive can do attitude
- Drive and will to win
- Effective Communication skills
- High personal standards
- Self -motivation
- Tenacity and resilience
- Personal Credibility
- Embrace rapid change
- Highly organised
- Creative thinking
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Analyst to join a company with a dynamic culture and unrivalled opportunities.
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the role, please apply now, or contact Hayley Cox at Sellick Partnership.
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