Highly successful Business Services Group based in Portsmouth has a requirement for an experienced Financial Analyst to undertake a newly created position which has resulted as a period of continued growth and expansion. Reporting to the Finance Director the main responsibility of the position will include production of annual budgets and forecasts; preparation of weekly KPI's including reporting and explaining any variances; liaising with key non-finance stakeholders to prepare annual business plans; financial management of any additional product or pricing proposals; ongoing management of costs including driving through efficiencies where feasible and undertaking any ad hoc project work as and when required particularly concerning improvements to existing processes. Applicants for the position will ideally hold a full accountancy qualification with a proven track record of working successfully in a similar position. Exceptional commercial, strategic and communication skills will be essential to undertake this role successfully as will the ability to negotiate successfully with both internal and external stakeholders. In return the client can effectively offer a blank canvass to the successful candidate to develop the role as they deem fit to best support the business in achieving its long term business aims. CMA Recruitment Group is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. CMA complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn't discriminate on any protected characteristics. By completing the application process, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy Notice and that CMA may contact you in connection with your application in relation to CMA providing you with work finding services. Our Privacy Notice can be viewed under the privacy tab on our website. If you haven't heard from us within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.