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Senior Financial Analyst – FP&A

Greater Belfast
£35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
2 months ago

Senior Financial Analyst – FP&A


Vanrath are actively recruiting for a commercially astute Financial Analyst on behalf of a global market leading business based in Belfast City Centre. The role will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary, enable you to balance your work and life, and support you through mentoring, coaching and training programs


  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Review and reconcile monthly rolling forecast packs for the Divisional VPs/FD’s and provide analysis and commentary
  • Review of financial data during the month in order to provide timely corrections and to highlight to the BPM any issues arising
  • Cost center management to include month end preparation (review of journals, invoice coding, results analysis)
  • Prepare, review and approve where relevant transactions through the intercompany PICASSO/TEP system.
  • Prepare key senior management reporting packs for supporting decision making. Monthly and quarterly consolidation of management information packs across business areas and roll up to group level showing performance against budget, forecast & prior year
  • Business financial analysis with provision of insightful commentary along with ad-hoc analysis / reporting as required across normal month, quarter and year end processes to support decision making. For example; sales analysis, product profitability, cost of sales analysis, customer and product mix, overheads and restructuring analysis. Working with the Business to resolve accounting queries
  • Preparation of Business Cases utilising Pearson Approved documentation along with workings files relevant to the business case. Support on collating the required data inputs for costs and benefit workings.
  • Analyse major risks & opportunities and provide commentary for the BPM and Business
  • Liaise with centres of expertise as relevant and leverage internal knowledge within PFS
  • Champion continuous improvement within the business, to deliver tangible benefits and engage in wider standardisation and streamlining initiatives

The Ideal Person:

Essential Criteria:
* A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in a Financial Analyst or Management Accountant role
* Advanced skills using Microsoft Excel eg. Vlook-ups, conditional formatting and/or macro creation and PowerPoint
* ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified; or be actively working towards achieving one of these.
* A proven ability to produce data and analyse it to provide meaningful information to the business


Salary will be tailored to attract the right candidate in the market

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Senior Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joanne Gordon in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: JB13319_1552503612

Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits

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