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Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Flexible working, Pension, Other
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Part Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 08 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JCU700612_1623164210
Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working with an award winning and market leading business, who have grown continually through acquisition, in sourcing an ambitious and driven Commercial Finance Analyst to join their established Finance team.

This role has become available through expansion, as the company continue to invest in growing the finance team to provide a fantastic level of support to the business as they continue to grow.

As the Commercial Finance Analyst you'll have an extremely varied role, supporting the wider Finance team in producing financial information, providing accurate and timely reports to the business, with robust financial controls and value add commercial analysis.

This position will ideally suit a driven AAT/ACCA/CIMA part qualified individual with funding and study support provided. The successful candidate will be able to gain experience across a number of different areas of finance over the course of your studies and to develop and progress through the team/business.
The role will include:
*Produce timely and accurate month end results and reports, challenging the business to ensure the integrity of the P&L is maintained
*Take ownership of key cost areas of the P&L and provide insight and analysis to finance managers and business stakeholders, identifying and explaining variances to forecast
*Complete balance sheet reconciliations and controls
*Support the budgeting and forecasting process, helping to identify risks and opportunities
*Provision of contract analysis including KPIs
*Process sales and purchase ledger transactions
*Assist in the preparation of external reporting & compliance including interim and full year results, tax returns and statistical reporting
*Identify and implement financial controls to manage risks
*Continually review and improve finance processes
*Assist in financial projects
*Support the provision of information to external auditors and tax advisors

Person specification:

*Undergraduate degree at 2:1/ 1st or equivalent, preferably in a relevant subject (accounting/finance/business)
*Part qualified AAT, ACA, ACCA, CIMA
*Excellent Excel and analytical skills
*Ability to analyse data accurately and quickly
*Good attention to detail
*Ability to work quickly to tight timetables whilst maintaining the integrity of work produced
*Ability to recognise potential problems and propose solutions
*Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, in order to effectively engage a wide range of stakeholders
*Ability to network and build strong relationships
*Ability to prioritise to plan and manage multiple tasks
*Willingness to learn and progress

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.