Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Transport / Logistics

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  • Contact:

    Lucy Boyd-Smith

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

The role will provide financial analysis and bid support working very closely with the BD team. You will be responsible for costing solutions; creating P&L accounts; quantifying financial impacts and risks of new business; formulating commercial proposals; creating supporting documentation.

Client Details

A market leading logistics and distribution organisation in the Chester area.


The main responsibilities include:

  • Create detailed costings and profit and loss models.
  • Formulate viable proposals and quantifying the benefits of new business.
  • Evaluate financial risks of proposals.
  • Generate documents and presentation materials to support bids.
  • Effectively communicate finance models and commercial proposals at internal bid reviews.
  • Attend customer meetings to present commercial aspects of proposals and answer finance-related questions as required.
  • Work with the larger finance team to create the accurate weekly costings for the new business won and existing customer base.
  • Ad-hoc projects as required.


The successful candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant with several years post qualification experience in industry in a similar role
  • Must have a higher-level knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Attention to detail and analytical approach.
  • Experienced in general accounting practices.
  • Questioning and enquiring approach with a real desire to seek out new methods that will allow more efficient provision of accurate financial data.
  • Comfortable working individually and as part of a team, sharing knowledge and improvement ideas for the benefit of the Company and its staff.
  • Hard working and flexible, with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.

Job Offer

Excellent Salary + benefits