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Finance Analyst

Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: contract
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: CG0109FAFA_1630509967
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a leading employer of choice with a reputation for reward and professional development, is looking to source a bright and diligent Finance Analyst on an initial 12 month contract. Due to the size and rotational nature of the business, it's highly likely there will be longer term or permanent opportunities that arise, so would be perfect for someone looking to kick-start their career in a fast-paced FTSE environment.

Candidates will ideally have some finance experience, however top calibre Graduates in a relevant subject (Accounting/Finance) will also be considered (including a minimum 2:1 degree from a well regarded institution)

Working as part of the Financial Control team, you'll be responsible for providing accurate monthly accounts, commercial and statutory reporting, balance sheet control and acting as a business partner to key areas of the organisation.

Main duties include:
* Executing the month end process and posting journals
* Ensuring P&L lines owned are well understood, with timely insight provided at month end and key reporting period
* Ensuring fixed asset register is maintained and controlled
* Proactive analysis to support any issues
* Reconciling balance sheet accounts
* Ad hoc projects

Key experience and skills required:
* Good working knowledge of Excel
* Will consider a school leaver with good academics and finance experience in a fast-paced environment or a top calibre Finance/Accounting Graduate
* Proactive and logical approach to problem solving
* Excellent attention to detail
* Organised and self-motivated
* Confident character, capable of building relationships across the organisation

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.