Finance Analyst

Reading Permanent £52,000 - £57,500
  • Multinational Listed Business - High Profile Brand
  • Outstanding Career Development Prospects

About Our Client

We are partnering with a leading global consumer goods business, seeking to recruit a qualified Finance Analyst for their Reading operation. This is a key role within the function, encompassing financial reporting, commercial analysis and business partnering.

Job Description

The role offers exciting exposure across a number of key areas, closely supporting the Financial Controller across a multiple of financial accounting and management accounting tasks including:

- Period sales/profit reporting and variance analysis

- Assisting with financial planning and providing commentary on performance vs forecast

- Business partnering with various business units in relation to budgeting & forecasting

- Supporting month end close processes

- Balance sheet reconciliation & cashflow forecasting

- Preparation of statutory accounts and producing financial statements

- Involvement in commercial projects to facilitate improved business/departmental performance

- Improving efficiency to financial processes and controls

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Accountant (or Auditor) looking to make a first move into industry, or alternatively a qualified Accountant with industry experience seeking to progress their career with a high profile international business.

Strong technical accounting experience is essential, along with good commercial acumen and the desire to take on a varied role which encompasses a range of management accounting, financial accounting and analytical tasks.

A good aptitude for systems, with an interest in improving efficiencies and controls would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

In return for your commitment and desire to play a key role in a high performing team, you will receive a highly competitve salary up to £57,500 in addition to a bonus of 10% per annum, plus an extensive range of additional benefits

Steve Smith
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+44 118 955 9070

Job summary

Commercial & Analysis
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Consultant name
Steve Smith
Consultant phone
+44 118 955 9070
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