Finance Analyst

Permanent
Finance
Bristol

We are currently looking for a Finance Analyst to act as an influential business partner, supporting financial planning and analysis across various regions.

Purpose of the Role:

As a Finance Analyst, you will responsible for fully owning divisional P&L, including conducting trend analysis, monthly reporting and forecasting. You will be a strong and influential business partner across various regions, whilst driving process improvement and cost savings across the business. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fully own divisional P&L down to Business Contribution Profit
  • Prepare trend, variance and performance analysis and communicate to key stakeholders
  • Recommend and enforce process improvements, including training of stakeholders
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to identify and mitigate issues impeding the achievement of business goals
  • Work closely with the Financial Accounting team on balance sheets, providing detailed back up for journals and reconciliations where necessary
  • Provide advice and approvals to the Shared Service Centre as and when they arise
  • Run weekly divisional forecast meetings, challenging the business on revenue and gross profit as well as direct selling cost

 

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Essential:

  • Intermediate Excel user (incl vlookups, IF formulae, pivot tables & charts)
  • P&L variance analysis experience
  • Knowledge & exposure to IFRS accounting rules (Particularly IFRS 15)
  • 3+ years professional finance experience  

Desirable:

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook / Word / Teams / PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Experience mentoring / managing 1 or more team members
  • Desire to study / progress studies further

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