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Employee Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, UK
Job Type: Banking - Finance, Accountancy
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 29/12/2016

Job Description

Ref ID:  463824


Are you an ambitious, driven Part Qualified/Newly Qualified Accountant? Do you want to join a business on an exciting journey of European expansion? Do you want to work in an ever-changing environment in which you have the opportunity to shape your own career path and future progression?

The Company

Robert Half Finance & Accountancy have partnered with a market leading, rapidly growing SME with a Head Office function based in Wakefield. This is an incredibly exciting time to join this business as they embark on a journey of heavy investment into European expansion and acquisitions as well as exciting UK projects.

This Commercial Finance Analyst role will allow the successful candidate to work closely with Operational Management and Senior Finance Team and have a direct impact on the bottom line profitability of the organisation in 2016/17.

The Role

Reporting into the Finance Director (and with daily exposure to the CEO), as the Commercial Finance Analyst your role would be to analyse and report on the companies costings and margins in order to best reflect the real value to the business.

By analysing market pricing, profit margins, cost profiling, analysis of performance of different branches etc your role would be to provide the business with data and analysis to enable the Senior Management team to make strategic business decisions based on business performance. Therefore the role offers great commercial/business partnering exposure and is heavily weighted towards liaising with Project Managers, Purchasing, Engineers, Sales Representatives etc in order to retrieve the information you need.

This is a complex and exciting role to join a highly profitable and growing business with definite opportunities for progression. It is the perfect opportunity for someone with a finance background to follow a more commercial/analytical career path.

The ideal candidate for this role would be:

  • Part CIMA qualified or qualified by experience
  • From a strong analytical background
  • Strong on Excel to an intermediate/advanced level
  • Have experience of an ERP system
  • Be organised with a key attention to detail
  • Have the initiative and confidence to liaise across departments

As this role will be very visible within the business, it is essential that you have excellent communication skills as you may well present data and recommendations to the senior team.

Salary & Benefits

  • £25,000 to £35,000 plus benefits
  • Full study support if part qualified
  • Competitive Bonus
  • On-site parking
  • Clear, defined path with career progression

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.