I am currently representing a central London based beverage distributor who are looking to recruit a Financial Analyst to join their established team.
The job consists mainly of analysis activities with focus on a full visibility on the financial performance of the organization, identifying risks and supporting the management team and local organization, by efficient and effective financial monitoring. Participation in Budget and Forecast exercises, partnering with the sales and marketing department to analyses opportunities to improve top-line and reduce costs.
Salary 45K + excellent benefits
Hours of work 9am-5.30pm
Support the Finance Director in maintaining a tight cost control across the Opex and Capex of the company
Analysis: Monthly analysis of the year to date performance on the topline by brand and key client.
Budgeting: Assist on the yearly Budget and quarterly Forecast exercises, file preparation, deadline management and analysis of the bottom up input from the Sales and Marketing departments
Audit: Support the accounts team in audit preparations.
Management support: Support the local management in all matters that relate to creating visibility of the YTD performance with a full P&L management in terms of analysis and control.
Reporting: Assist the Finance manager in the monthly reporting process to the head office
Price builds: Manage the price build process with creation of new templates for new business opportunities to show bottom line profit for each new deal, this in cooperation with the Sales management.
Procedures: Analyze existing procedures in place in the finance team in cooperation with the Finance manager and Finance Director. Propose improvements for increased efficiency and control on existing procedures
ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified/Finalist accountant with experience in a commercial or similar environment.
Experience with accounting software, Globe or equivalent.
Have a flare for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to group deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods. Able to work under pressure.
Good Excel skills, ability to work with vlookups and pivot tables. Good Word and Outlook skills.
Strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal skills and a great team player.