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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
REF: CG2603FA_1553624598
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an excellent local employer of choice, with a fantastic reputation for providing a supportive and flexible working environment, is looking to source a bright and confident Finance Analyst to join its close-knit team.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in turning raw data into valuable insights and actions that will support and enhance the business. You must be a natural problem solver, always keen to develop solutions to increase performance and challenge the status quo where necessary.

Main duties include:
* Supporting the Head of Finance and Heads of Department on key business projects, with accountability for delivering relevant finance inputs
* Ownership of BI dashboards, engaging with the wider business to analyse key drivers behind performance and give recommendations
* Working proactively to identify and drive opportunities for the process improvements
* Supporting the development of initiatives to meet financial targets and provide ongoing reporting and analysis on their success
* Ensuring monthly MI reporting is completed and provides relevant KPIs
* Supporting Head of Finance in monthly reforecast process
* Working with Department Heads to prepare annual budgets

Key skills & experience required:
* Financial modelling and strong Excel
* Excellent communication and the ability to think through cross-functional problems and influence senior staff
* Proactive, self-starter able to work off own initiative and lead projects
* Preferably studying towards ACCA/CIMA
* Knowledge and experience of BI reporting software would be highly advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity for a confident and charismatic Finance Analyst with a passion for data and insight, to join an organisation that will consistently recognise and rewards high achievers. You'll get great satisfaction in this role where you'll have real autonomy and visibility to drive strategy and decision making across the business.

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