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Finance Analyst (FTSE 100)

Job Title: Finance Analyst (FTSE 100)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Bens
REF: CG2010SA_1508514808
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly regarded FTSE 100 and employer of choice, is looking to source a recently qualified ACA to join this top performing team as Finance Analyst. The successful individual will likely be in role for 12 - 18 months before looking for their next internal move across a range of exciting consumer-facing brands. This is a truly visible role within the organisation, with financial reporting responsibility for over £1.5bn in turnover and more than £500m profit.

The role will have overall responsibility for the complete and accurate management and statutory accounting & reporting, including P&L, balance sheet, as well as driving increased accountability and focus. You will have a range of key internal customers, from Finance Directors to Investment Managers, as well as working closely with Operations in the production of individual site P&Ls.

Main duties include:
* Day to day mentoring of 1 analyst and a school leaver
* Responsibility for the monthly management accounting, working closely with FP&A and Investment Team
* Establishing a detailed understanding of brand performance with causal analysis and insight into key variances
* Efficient and accurate reporting for Group consolidations
* Controlling monthly balance sheet reconciliations and highlighting any potential risks in the business
* Input into key decision making forums relating to accounting and reporting

The successful candidate will be newly qualified ACA/ACCA ideally from big 4 or top 10 practice. You will have a strong academic record to date, as well as well-rounded financial accounting knowledge. You will have a proven track record working in a fast-paced environment and consistently performing to a high standard and to strict corporate deadlines.

Aside from an obvious technical skill set, you must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and be capable of communicating with a range of stakeholders, at all levels. You will consider yourself to be highly ambitious and have clear career goals in mind, showing a tenacity and self-motivation to succeed and achieve targets wherever possible.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and dedicated newly qualified, to kick start their career in a business known for rewarding and retaining top talent, as well as providing a genuinely enjoyable and vibrant working environment.

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