Finance Analyst

England, Cumbria, Carlisle
£35000 - £40000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Jack Bond
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

An exciting finance analyst role within a privately owned £120 million turnover over business. The opportunity for hands on experience and rapid career progression.

Client Details

My client is:

  • A privately owned, £120 million turnover retail business who are continually expanding across the country.
  • Has a large finance function which offers the opportunity to grow and develop within the team and ample opportunity for career progression.
  • An employer who implements a relaxed and flexible working culture allowing for a healthy work-life balance.
  • They are a progressive business that will push you at all times and will allow you the opportunity to have your own impact on the business.


The key responsibilities of this job are:

  • Production and maintenance of KPI's that will allow you to judge the performance of customers
  • Periodic trading analysis highlighting key strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  • Supporting the sales team in new business tenders, reviews and re-tenders, understanding the needs of the customer and what we can do to win the business
  • Production of customer trading packs that provide our customers with detailed analysis of results.
  • Production of the monthly Group Forecast pack covering written and numerical variance analysis, trackers to budget and forecast and store contribution reporting.
  • Significant amounts of ad hoc analysis across acquisitions (both due diligence but also bringing acquired businesses accounting processes into the Group way of doing things).


The successful Candidate will be:

  • Qualified CIMA/ ACA/ ACCA accountant.
  • Strong analytical skills required in order to investigate, understand and explain variances and overall business performance across the Group.
  • Experience of management accounting essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong communication skills. Must be able to present clearly and confidently to both internal and external customers.
  • Time management skills. Must be able to meet short, multiple deadlines whilst still maintaining a high standard.
  • Strong attention to detail, and the ability to interpret financial/logistical information.

Job Offer

The job offers the right candidate:

  • A competitive salary and generous benefits package.
  • The opportunity to gain hands on experience within a rapidly expanding business.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Performance based career progression allowing for rapid progression within the company.