This is an exciting and newly created opportunity to support the Finance Director, and to be responsible for the commercial financial and data analysis for a dynamic and well known organisation in a highly sought after sector. You will be primarily responsible for the preparation of a number of key reports and will work closely with stakeholders and departments across the business. As Finance Analyst, you will evaluate and analyse a significant amount of information, to enable sound decision making and understanding. You will provide meaningful analysis as well as assisting with running the month-end procedure. Working closely with the Finance Manager and the rest of the accounts team, your role will include but not be limited to: Supporting the production of the monthly forecast, annual budget and strategic plans Preparation of data and analysis for month end reporting Working with key stakeholders to understand and improve processes and to improve KPIs, as well as budget management Monthly reviews to ensure departmental spend & headcount forecast are accurate and variances, risk & opportunities against these are well understood Financial and commercial analysis of a variety of business areas. Preparation and maintenance of clear and accurate MI reporting including commentary and writing reports and presentations for the leadership team Data modelling capabilities Managing the business planning process, P&L and balance sheet reconciliations Ensure process and controls are adhered to and seek opportunities to recommend improvements This role will suit a Finalist level or newly qualified CIMA or ACCA Accountant who is ambitious and keen to work in a challenging, fast placed environment, where they will be given autonomy and a great opportunity to put their own stamp on the role.