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Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-2938439_1625645837

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    04-08-2021

  • Client:

    Michael Page

Fantastic commercial opportunity to join a fast-paced business at an exciting time in their growth. This is a varied and challenging role which offers a blend of financial analysis and business partnering, to deliver insight on financial performance and really add value to the wider business.

Client Details

My client are a successful and fast-growing Private Equity backed business, headquartered in Leeds. Following a challenging year throughout lockdown, they have really excelled over recent months with clear plans for continued growth moving forwards. They offer a fast-paced and challenging environment, with a hardworking and collaborative culture, and actively encourage their employees to achieve their potential.

Description

As Senior Financial Analyst, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Support and influence business performance by delivering excellent reporting, analysis and insight
  • Work closely with your Manager to develop and support the production of KPI reporting and operational costs reporting, developing reports in line with operational requirements
  • Actively involved in quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process, working closely with the wider business
  • Provide analytical support and challenge to marketing and operational functions
  • Financial analysis of P&L performance - highlighting performance trends to improve business profitability
  • Business partnering with non-finance teams to provide analytical support and improve the commerciality and financial awareness of these teams
  • Actively involved in adhoc business initiatives and projects - providing commercial challenges and financial support & insight
  • Utilisation of MIS tool
  • Helping to drive an agenda of continuous improvement
  • Working closely with wider finance team to ensure management accounts are reflective of business performance

Profile

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Demonstrable commercial skills - prior analyst/business partnering experience
  • Experience influencing and challenging non-finance stakeholders and working cross functionally
  • Strong analytical skills & commercial mindset
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Able to self-motivate and work to strict deadlines
  • Experience working with MIS tools (desirable)
  • Effective prioritisation skills

Job Offer

In return, my client is offering a competitive salary c£40-45k plus excellent wider package and bonus scheme. This is an opportunity to really make your mark in a highly-regarded commercial finance team, working closely with non-finance teams to support and directly influence the performance of the business.