Group Finance Analyst

Job Title: Group Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3370981_1536660221
Contact Name: Andrew Piercy
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 11:03

Job Description

My client an established retailer based in Cheltenham are looking to take on a commercial Analyst within their growing team. You will support the Group Finance Managers in the delivery of an effective, efficient and robust Group Financial service to internal and external stakeholders. This role gives the opportunity to work in a head office finance team consolidating financial information and providing group financial services for a large UK Group which is part of an internationally listed company.

Its main focus will be in providing assistance with ad-hoc project work and assisting with the production of the monthly management information. Working closely with other Finance Team members, this role gives the candidate plenty of opportunity to develop skills across a wide range of financial disciplines. Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the consolidation of Group management accounts, forecasts and quarterly reviews, collecting and collating information from each operating division.
  • To provide detailed analysis and commentary on various elements of the above reports, identifying risk areas within the business.
  • To assist in the production of the quarterly board report.
  • To review and report the monthly and quarterly KPIs of both the consolidated UK Group and the various operating divisions.
  • To assist with the preparation of the quarterly and year end group reporting packs for submission to the parent company.
  • To take the lead in the annual budgeting process.
  • Reporting and project work as directed, for example:
    • Profitability analysis.
    • Balance sheet reviews.
    • Benchmarking exercises.
    • Competitor analysis
  • To produce monthly accounts for at least one smaller Group Company.
  • Offering support to divisional finance managers as and when required.
  • To assist in the preparation of the group's statutory reporting and the provision of information for the external auditors.
  • To support and provide cover for other Team Members.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks, as required

This is a fantastic opportunity for a first or second time mover to make the mark on a global business. Offering a competitive salary and fantastic working environment.

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