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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: contract
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 8 months
REF: CG2911_1543597248
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an unrivalled employer of choice and dynamic FTSE 100 brand, currently going through an exciting period of change and innovation, is looking to source a Finance Analyst on an initial fixed term contract basis. Due to the nature of the business and track record recognising and retaining top talent, there will likely be plenty of opportunity for longer term/permanent employment, should you prove to be a strong match in terms of attitude, ability and culture.

The role will have overall responsibility for the complete and accurate management, statutory accounting and reporting for the brands. This includes P&Ls, Balance Sheet, as well as driving increased accountability and focus.

Main duties include:
* Responsibility for monthly management accounting, as well as providing detailed understanding of performance with causal analysis
* Input and understanding of headline budget and forecast process
* Identifying the application approach for complex new accounting policies
* Control of the monthly balance sheet reconciliations process
* Act as key point of contact for statutory audit

Key skill & experience required:
* Strong financial accounting knowledge
* Ideally Part-Qualified but QBEs with relevant skill sets will be considered
* Ability to understand complex financial processes
* Confident communication, including influencing at all levels
* Intermediate - Advanced Excel skills

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a technically strong and commercially astute Accounting Analyst to join a business renowned for providing a highly enjoyable and fast-paced working environment. You'll be part of a high performing team where you will be supported throughout and encouraged to take real ownership of the role in order to make significant impact.

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