Senior Finance Analyst

Location
England, Gloucestershire
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
13 May 2019
Closes
10 Jun 2019
Ref
14004220/001
Contact
Tim Hand
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Our client, based in Gloucestershire, are looking to recruit a Senior Finance Analyst for their group finance team. The role will support the Commercial Finance Manager in Group financial planning and work closely with business unit managers to support the Group in strategic planning.

Client Details

Our client is an ethical energy business based in Gloucestershire and have experienced some periods of rapid growth. Finance is a key part of running the business and they are keen to bring a Senior Finance Analyst into the Group Finance Team to strengthen the commercial focus.

Description

Senior Finance Analyst core Responsibilities:

  • Monthly financial and operational reporting for P&L, BS & Headcount;
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the direct and indirect costs associated with running the energy business;
  • Complex variance and trend analysis, explaining key drivers to stakeholders across all levels of the business;
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager in the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes;
  • Design and report on key performance indicators both financial and operational;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Provide external reporting to industry regulators;
  • Contribute to the on-going review, improvement and documentation of processes;
  • Provision of adhoc information and analysis as required.

Profile

Essential Skills & Expertise

  • Previous experience working in the energy sector;
  • Fully qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA etc);
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office suite, in particular Excel modelling tools;
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to challenge;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Initiative to identify opportunities to drive process improvement.

Desirable (but not essential) Skills & Expertise

  • Advanced technical skills: SQL, VBA etc.
  • Competencies & Personal Attributes:

    • A confident and personable communicator;
    • Excellent influencing skills with the ability to influence senior management;
    • Ability to communicate with non-financial staff;
    • Ability to cope with rapid changes in work schedules and manage workload.

    Job Offer

    Attractive package

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