commercial finance analyst in southampton

16 July 2018
randstad uk
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southampton, south east
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Do you want to work for a global market leader based in Whiteley?

Randstad UK takes the lead in shaping the world of work by matching candidates with companies that will help them reach their full potential, and matching clients with people who will work to successfully develop their business. We do this by combining our human touch with technology-driven solutions and tools.

We have a fantastic and rewarding opportunity to join Randstad in our Whiteley Finance team as a Financial Analyst.

You will be assisting with the financial analysis and reporting of the business performance in order to identity underlying trends and support, decision making and strategic direction.

You will be responsible for:

  • Accurate and timely production of business performance reports
  • End to end ownership and calculation of operational staff commission
  • Assisting with month end accounting and reporting
  • Provisioning of management information to internal staff and clients
  • Leading and supporting ad hoc financial projects on behalf of the Commercial Finance Manager and Head of Commercial Finance.

To be successful in this role you will display:

  • Advanced user of Excel formulas (including v-lookups), Pivot tables, Macros, some knowledge of VBA would be an advantage.
  • Able to demonstrate the use of initiative in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Knowledge of accounting processes and principles
  • Commercially astute with confidence to challenge appropriately
  • Self-motivated – working to tight internal deadlines in a small highly focussed team
  • Proven communication skills – ability to communicate effectively at all levels

This role would suit:

  • Trainee accountant/accountancy graduate /qualified by experience
  • Someone looking to start or progress their career in finance

The benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including contributory pension, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, and share purchase scheme
  • Access to national and international career opportunities
  • Focus on career and personal development with access to internal and external training support

Randstad values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application