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Financial Analyst

  • Location

    Oldbury, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Hybrid working, pension, health etc

  • Consultant:

    Connor Bennett

  • Email:

    connor.bennett@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    922448_1635166674

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-24

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Sellick Partnership has a fantastic opportunity for a Financial Analyst to work within a growing, world class and extremely well established business. The Financial Analyst will get to join a busy finance team and will be responsible for developing & maintaining the Operations finance forecast models providing the business with understanding and explanation of the £300m annual Operations cost base

Purpose:

The purpose and main responsibility of the Financial Analyst will be to support the FP&A manager with the Financial Planning cycles; including but not limited to the annual budget and quarterly forecast processes. This includes populating the finance forecast based on inputs provided by the business and managing variance analysis tools to pin-point anomalies or significant changes that need to be challenged.

Key responsibilities of the Financial Analyst:

  • You will manage the financial forecasting tools, develop an understanding of financial modelling undertaken to be able to drive continuous improvements, remediate potential issues and highlight any risks or opportunities within the business.
  • You will understand underlying assumptions within the model, support the update of these and allow continued full use of the model across commercial finance and wider business teams.
  • Support forecasting cycles with analytics to identify trends, outliers etc to enable better explanation of numbers.
  • Working closely with finance business partners with analysis to understand monthly performance through linking Operational KPIs and variance analysis against the forecast/budget
  • Support the forecasting & budgeting process, challenging business inputs and understanding any significant changes between forecast cycles.
  • Partner with the Financial Reporting team to ensure accurate month end reporting (BAU plus continuous development to improve speed, accuracy and insight).
  • Improve financial performance by providing insightful and accurate analysis and challenging the business where necessary
  • Support for FP&A manager on ad hoc projects

Key skills:

  • R & SQL (or similar) development experience desirable
  • SAP or Oracle or similar ERP preferred
  • Ability to develop & maintain stored procedures
  • Experience and background in a finance role

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