Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Carlisle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-05-25
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

A fast-growth Group of businesses in Carlisle are looking to strengthen their finance function by appointing a Finance Analyst. Firmly rooted in their sector for 25+ years, this multi-site business is experiencing impressive results which has been achieved through organic growth and various new contract wins.
This is an ideal opportunity for an analytical individual with good commercial acumen seeking a value adding role within the finance function which will contribute to the ongoing growth and success of the wider organisation.

Your New Role as Finance Analyst:

Working with high volumes of data from various sources across the business, as Finance Analyst you will provide thorough analysis of financial results, variances and trends to aid effective decision making.
You will create financial models using financial and other business data to support the budgeting and forecasting processes. You will also provide detailed analysis and reports on costs, margins and revenue to highlight financial performance. Additionally, you will be a key player in improving internal controls, processes and systems as well as raising reporting standards across the Group to improve financial visibility and commercial outcomes.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this Finance Analyst opportunity, you will demonstrate strong commercial acumen with an analytical mindset. Ideally you will be fully CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified or actively studying, and possess strong systems skills including MS Excel. You will be comfortable handling and manipulating large volumes of data and you will have the proven ability to streamline existing processes, implementing improvements where necessary.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

Progression opportunities will be available for the successful individual. Receiving comprehensive support from the Commercial Accountant and Data Analyst, it is expected that this role will develop as the business continues to grow. You will benefit from a competitive starting salary, 25 days annual leave entitlement, an early finish on a Friday and a generous private pension employer contribution.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.