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Financial Analyst

Location: CHELMSFORD, ESSEX Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3068006
Reed Accountancy have pleasure in working with a leading organisation based in the heart of Chelmsford who are looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team.

The role will be to manage respective monthly Profit & Loss accounts ensuring both internal and external deadlines are met. Ensuring all reporting is both accurate and informative through the production of supplementary trackers and reports. Adhere to all required budget and forecasting plans. Support the Senior Financial Analyst in financial reporting, analysis and business planning.

Month End
 Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.
 Analyse data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed
 Support the commercial team in their preparation for the P&L Monthly meetings by providing drilldowns and informative cost tracking reports.
 Routine communication with senior management relating to financial close, issues and deliverables.
 Recommend actions by analysing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials.
 Review P&L reports and management information for designated areas.
 Prepare and authorise journals for accruals and correction of postings as required

Budget and Forecasting
 Prepare adequate and robust plans for the successful completion of all required budgeting and strategic plans
 Work with back office management in the preparation, submission and support of their respective budget submissions.
 Review and test all submitted forecasts methodology, ensuring the approach is suitable and accurate.
 Manage budgets against actual trackers and understand any variances

Project Analysis
 Carry out adhoc analysis on revenue/costs as required.

This role would suit a part qualified Accountant looking for an analytical role.

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