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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 25/09/2019
Reference: 14049596/001_1569434324
Contact Name: Hermione Rowe
Contact Email: hermionerowe@michaelpage.com
Job Published: September 25, 2019 18:58

Job Description

As a Finance Analyst you will be responsible providing business support and management accounts in a fast-paced business. You will also be responsible for components of general accounting such as reporting, analysis and business partnering

Client Details

The business is a global leader in their market due to continuous growth. They are looking for a qualified accountant to join their finance function based out of Cambridge and the role provides fantastic commercial exposure.

Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing analysis and insights e.g. for board packs and other management information Preparation of budgets and forecasting of revenues, costs and cash
  • Working with the Senior Finance Team to prepare and review business cases, or supporting them in strategic analysis and decision making
  • Produce monthly, compelling financial reporting packs, including a high standard of variance analysis
  • Providing explanation and insight on finance related matters to their functional team & Corporate Finance. E.g. Variance Analysis vs Budget/Forecast/Prior Year.

Profile

Knowledge, Skills and Experiences required

  • Organised and structured in approach to activities, paying high attention to detail
  • Willing to use initiative to resolve problems and identify improvements in the financial reporting process
  • Newly qualified with a recognised accounting body (preferably CIMA or ACCA)
  • Competent IT user with strong Microsoft Excel skills (modelling, dashboards and pivot tables)
  • A team player, comfortable in taking direction and sharing ideas with other team members

Job Offer

Competitive basic + bonus and exceptional additional benefits.