Finance Analyst/Controller

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
13998588/001
Contact
Anna MacDonald
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Sector
Utilities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

The Financial Analysis/Controller position is a new role to provide support for the Finance Director and to be an effective part of the finance team by providing support, challenge and expertise to the overall Sector. This is a varied role including financial planning and analysis, controls and transformation and business partnering with the wider business.

Client Details

A Multi-national, well-known Utilities business, based in the Centre of Leeds. The business offer excellent opportunities for development and progression, allowing individuals to build long term and successful careers.

Description

The Financial Analyst/Controller is responsible for:

  • Ownership of the unit's budget and business partnering with the function leads to perform to budget, providing analysis and support
  • Supporting sector planning processes - annual budgets, re-forecasts etc.
  • Facilitating month end results flash process
  • developing proactive and meaningful analysis and reports to support the review of and challenge forecasts
  • Preparing management accounts packs
  • Commercial analysis of current performance, identifying commercial opportunities
  • Provide meaningful analysis on business performance
  • Being the Finance Directors Number 2 in all central sector matters
  • Coordination of the wider finance team


Profile

The successful Financial Analyst/Controller will:

  • Hold a recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Have relevant experience within a similar role
  • Be a self-starter with confidence in building relationships and managing multiple stakeholders
  • Pro-active and ability to seek opportunity
  • Good organisation, planning and presentation skills
  • Good financial and commercial acumen
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of SAP (ideal)
  • Driven and motivated to make a positive difference and to progress

Job Offer

£35-£45,000 plus attractive benefits

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