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Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Study Support + Benefits
REF: GBFANALYST2530_1580126932
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Analyst
Luton, Bedfordshire
£25,000 to £30,000 + Bonus + Full Study Support if required

The Company
Marketing leading FTSE Listed business with a track record of innovation, growth and market development. The business operates a 'best in class' finance function that nurtures talent, providing a mentoring scheme, regular development appraisals and a comprehensive study support programme. The finance team is also large enough to allow ambitious individuals to move around different departments to gain rounded experience in various accounting functions.
The Opportunity
Due to continued expansion and internal promotion an opportunity has arisen for an ambitious graduate who already has at least 12 months experience under their belt either from a placement year or from their first roles outside of University. Your experience could have been gained in a finance / accounting department or in a more commercial / analytical role, the emphasis being on gaining commercial experience / exposure which has already started to develop your commercial acumen and business head.
The financial Analyst will work within a vibrant and dynamic FP&A team in this fastest organisation within its sector. The successful candidate will be supporting the operations team, offering quality commercial insight and ensuring that key business decisions improve profitability.
Key Responsibilities:
*Business Partner to key operational stakeholders across Operations, Marketing and Sales.
*Delivering monthly financial insights to the operations Senior Management Team
*Supporting key operational and commercial strategic decision making, providing insight and recommendations
*Developing key sales reporting metrics and forecasting future performance
*Ensuring Monthly financial reporting supports and is in-line with key business objectives
*Variance analysis, highlighting unexpected results and anomalies
*Developing financial models to help understand the key impacts on financial performance covering, price, mix, margin etc
*Providing support and analysis on key business projects and presenting to key senior decision makers
*Business Partnering key departmental heads to assist with budgeting process

Key Requirements:
*Degree educate (2.1 or above) and seeking to study or early stages CIMA/ ACCA
*Excellent Excel Spreadsheet and analytical skills
*Excellent communication skills
*A proactive and commercial mindset mentality with a desire to progress
*The ability to turn data and analysis into operational, tactical, practical and commercial insight to aid decision making

What Next?
If you are currently seeking an exciting commercial finance career within a vibrant and fast paced marketing leading business please apply immediately.