Financial Analyst
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 24/01/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06490-0010741381


Robert Half Finance and Accounting are working with a forward thinking and progressive business who are looking for a Financial Analyst to join their Finance Team due to growth.


Main roles and responsibilities include:

  • Production of weekly reports.
  • Production of month end accounts/reports including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide control of costs through detailed analysis and explanation of variances to target
  • Production of robust Budgets, Forecasts and 3 Year Plans
  • Ad hoc performance analysis and set up of performance trackers
  • Create system efficiencies/automation on all reporting
  • Produce robust Budgets, Forecasts and 3 Year Plans that can withstand challenge in review meetings
  • Coordinate Budget & Forecast timetables, manage compliance and arrange necessary meetings
  • Allocate top level targets across all stores
  • Prepare Budget & Forecast packs for the management team
  • Produce and report the full monthly P&L (including posting all journals & managing accruals)
  • Produce robust monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Control all costs through detailed monthly analysis and explanation of variances to target
  • Produce monthly P&L packs for discussions with Management team.


The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail with the ability to work well under pressure and a pro-active approach to work. Advanced Excel skills are essential.

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strict adherence to deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Thorough - right first time
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proactive & analytical
  • Team player
  • Need to be flexible and open to change
  • Part qualified accountant - CIMA (preferred)


A market leading organisation who are highly established and respected in their industry. With plans to grow exponentially, this is an excellent time to join the business.

Salary & Benefits

This opportunity is paying between £20-24k pa DOE. You will also receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and free onsite parking as well as an attractive benefits package including pension.

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. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Permanent
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 24/01/2019

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