Finance Analyst

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary £30000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and hybrid working
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are recruiting on behalf of a successful manufacturing business based in Bury. The company has grown consistently, being a UK market leader within the industry and they are now looking to appoint a Finance Analyst into a newly created position. This role will work within the finance team, reporting into the Financial Reporting Manager to provide comprehensive analysis, reporting and insight to finance to support the daily operations and running of the business.

Salary and benefits:

Salary - £30,000 - £32,000 DOE plus CIMA/ACCA study support. Hybrid working is available, 34 hour week with early finish on Fridays, 33 days holiday including flexible bank holidays and your birthday off. Health cash plan, death in service 2x your salary, pension, offices with great transport links, free parking and free on-site gym

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of financial reports, including variance analysis and key performance indicators (KPIs), which will provide insight to the company's performance and enable the management team to make sound business decisions.
  • Using financial data to identify trends and variances.
  • Work closely with various departments to gather data to assist with accurate budgeting and forecasting for the business.
  • Support with pricing strategies and profitability analysis, across two sites and prepare detailed costing calculations for the sales team.
  • Create reports and maintain dashboards using data visualisation tools such as Power BI.
  • Collaborate with various teams to support financial planning and business strategy, gathering data and useful insight.
  • Looking at proposed projects and provide cost-benefit analysis
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis and project work as requested
  • Provide holiday cover to the rest of the team as required
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a finance role
  • Experience within manufacturing would be beneficial
  • Advanced Excel proficiency and use of Power BI/SQL would be beneficial
  • Part qualified in AAT/CIMA/ACCA
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to challenge when required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organised with a capacity to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • A proactive, flexible, self-motivated, and adaptable approach to work, capable of managing multiple priorities autonomously and showing initiative at all times.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore