Our client is a well established service provider with locations throughout the UK; they are now searching for a Finance Analyst to join their head office finance team based in Solihull. This is a varied and highly commercial role; reporting to the Financial Controller you will provide the link between Finance and operational client facing teams, reporting on profitability of contracts, understanding operational costs, identifying potential commercial opportunity and presenting findings to the senior management team. In addition the successful candidate will support sales and marketing in pricing and contract bid tendering whilst also looking to make improvements to existing MI and reporting tools. This is a fast paced and commercial role, the key is the development of strong internal relationships to improve the financial focus of the business, as such the role will suit a financial background along with exceptional communication skills.
What is required
Be Newly Qualified by ACA/ACCA/CIMA
Educated to degree level, highly organised with strong Excel and reporting skills and a background in a finance department within a fast paced and complex organisation
Able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills, the ability to work outside of finance and building strong relationships with senior members of the management team
Looking to be part of fast paced vibrant organisation and make a real difference to performance
Keen to move away from a traditional accountancy role and progress your career in a more commercial direction
What you will receive
The opportunity to join an industry leader, a business that sees its staff as its most important asset and has an open and vibrant culture
A varied role and a move away from a traditional finance position into something more commercial, working as part of the client teams to help drive business performance and further developing reporting and MI
Long term career development, the position is new but seen as integral to achieving their next stage of growth and this is a business that rewards performance with progression
This is a rare opportunity for somebody with strong financial and exceptional communication skills to make a step into a commercially focused, business facing role.