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Finance Analyst

Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Finance Analyst for an instantly recognisable global financial services organisation in Manchester.

You will be working as part of a team tasked to support the group and subsidiary entities in delivering and analysing the annual financial plan and quarterly reforecasts (end to end process). Your recommendations on Balance Sheet and Income Statement evolution, capital planning, budget management insight will guide and support the business moving forward.

You will be involved in the commentary for all revenue and expense reporting, providing high level results analysis (actuals vs. plan, plan vs. reforecast etc) coupled with adhoc reporting to support senior stakeholders.

This role includes excellent growth potential within the business and can also serve as a gateway to other areas within the organisation. Your success will largely derive from your technical and analytical abilities as you take on multiple projects/tasks within tight timelines. The quality of your work product will also be key and should demonstrate attention to detail and sound judgment.

The person

The successful applicant will be a qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA coming from a similar role coupled with a strong academic record and ideally have Financial Services experience, particularly Banking.

It is fundamental that you have a thorough understanding and experience of Income Statement and Balance Sheet interactions/ relationships and key drivers. Strong excel skills and the ability to design financial models, manipulate and model data together with having a strong controls and governance oversight is a must.

You will have great verbal and written communication skills and in-depth knowledge of 'controls'; experience of a fast moving, complex, highly controlled, multi-national/ functional organisation; analytical with an inquisitive/challenging mind set and significant experience of accounting systems and processes (e.g. advanced user of excel)

Due to the multi-faceted nature of this position it is essential that the successful individual has proven experience in relationship building, influencing others as well as managing people and projects.

In a workplace where teamwork is essential, excellent people skills are a must. Likewise the individual must be diligent with has a keen eye for detail and an analytical mind. If you consider yourself to be a committed, motivated individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.