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Financial Analyst

Location: BRISTOL, AVON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 125-200 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 27
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: X3-354911

As part of the commercial finance team, you will be instrumental in supporting one of the UK’s leading resource management businesses, helping to drive improved financial performance that supports a greener, more sustainable approach to waste management.


You will be hands-on, assisting stakeholders across the organisation, helping them to make better decisions through sound financial analysis and guidance on where improvements can be made.


With the UK moving towards a more sustainable circular economy, you will be part of a business that is committed to supporting ongoing, low carbon energy creation.


Job Profile


Working with a team of Finance Business Partners, your responsibilities will include:


  • Provide accurate, high-quality financial analysis to drive business performance.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively delivering high levels of customer service to tight deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with the financial and operational procedures of the Group.
  • Supporting the development and embedding of a positive safety culture at all levels across the Company and the relevant business area.
  • To provide accurate, high-quality financial analysis to be able to provide insightful information and recommendations to aid operational efficiency, cost control and to identify areas of potential revenue growth.
  • To prepare and analyse investment appraisals.
  • Preparation of detailed operational analysis and variance interrogation and recommendations to improve operational and financial performance.
  • Prepare accurate, timely monthly financial reports with reliable conclusions that management can use to drive operational and financial performance to drive profitability.
  • Prepare accurate budget and forecast models by understanding business drivers for revenue, OPEX and CAPEX to be able to improve budget/forecast accuracy.
  • Prepare monthly Site Profit and Loss accounts ensuring all postings for accruals, prepayments accurately posted and reconciled and prepare analysis and commentary on monthly results to explain performance.
  • Prepare and analyse financial and operational KPI’s.


Candidate Profile


  • AAT qualified / part qualified CIMA or ACCA or accounting degree with exemptions
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Experience of working with large data sets and be able to pull out and present clear analysis which informs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • To be able to prepare clear/insightful financial analysis which will drive operational and financial performance.
  • Experience of using financial analysis to identify and recommend areas for operational and financial improvements
  • Ability to challenge and influence
  • Presentation skills
  • Vision, identifying opportunities to improve


Next Steps...


If you are ready to work for a world-class organisation making a real difference nationally and locally, in your own community then apply, and I will be in touch. 


The role will be home-based, with first and second stage interviews being conducted remotely. All technology needed to do the job will be provided.

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