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Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Full Study Support
REF: GB4447_1513616320
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Finance Analyst
Luton, Bedfordshire
£23,000 - £25,000 + Bonus + Full Study Support

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Financial Analyst to join this major FTSE 100 retail business. We are looking for a Graduate Calibre Financial Analyst ideally with at least 12 months experience within either an analytical or management accounting / reporting role. This role has come about due to an internal promotion and it would be expected that the successful candidate will progress into a Senior Financial Analyst within 12 - 24 months providing excellent career progression.

Ideally you will be a Graduate with a minimum of a 2.1 in either a finance / accounting or numerical / business based subject. Applicants must also have achieved a minimum of 3 A Level's, ideally at grade B or above..

The Role
Working within the Financial Planning & Analysis you will be given early responsibility for looking after a specific region, business partnering the operations director (Under the guidance of a Senior Financial Analyst)
The role will give exposure to various financial reporting and analysis duties which will aid in truly understanding how the business runs from a commercial perspective.
The breath of the role will give an excellent foundation in understanding business dynamics and what drives performance in a fast moving retail environment.

Key duties will include;
*Weekly and Monthly sales reporting
*Assisting with Month End processes, analysis and reporting
*Exposure to budgeting and forecasting
*Variance analysis reporting and commentary
*Presenting financial metrics and performance actuals at operational meetings
*Taking responsibility for various cost lines within the P&L
*Providing financial support to operational functions
*Providing detailed insightful analysis on a weekly / periodic basis
*Completing periodic investment appraisal budget adjustments

The Opportunity
This is genuinely a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, successful and dynamic environment with fantastic growth potential and a track record of developing staff with a view to Qualifying within 3 years. Supported by a fantastic supportive and progressive culture.

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