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Finance Analyst - Edinburgh

£25,000 - £28,000 plus study support - Industry & Commerce - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 2612 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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An opportunity has arisen to join a highly successful and performing division within a growing business based on the outskirts of Edinburgh as a Finance Analyst.

The Company

This business has built up a prestigious reputation in the Scottish market for setting and raising industry standards. The business is part of a much wider group and holds significant market share within a variety of sectors.

The Role

The position of Finance Analyst requires a highly analytically minded individual who is capable of business partnering with senior internal and external stakeholders. Due to the company’s size and continued growth this is an organisation where internal progression and development is not a question of if but when provided the successful candidate performs to the required standards and demonstrates the correct behaviours.

On Offer

The role of Finance Analyst will offer a highly competitive salary of £25,000 - £28,000 plus benefits including full study support. The business is based on the outskirts of Edinburgh and has parking facilities available onsite.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Preparation of monthly reporting packs, P&L analysis, Variance analysis and KPI reporting
  • Analysis of the monthly financial performance and reports of individual business units against objectives
  • Accruals, pre-payments and journal postings
  • Prepare, and distribute Monthly Overhead reports to budget holders to support performance management and target achievement
  • Assist in preparing the Group’s annual budget and quarterly forecast.
  • To ensure the chart of accounts is maintained correctly in all of its dimensions (individual elements all the way through to reporting structures)
  • Provide analysis and support to the Finance Manager wen required

To be considered for this role you must have the following experience:

  • Actively studying an Accountancy qualification – ACCA/CIMA/ICAS
  • Educated to degree level would be advantageous but not essential
  • Analytically minded with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to liaise, interact and influence senior stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.