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Date Added: Fri 06/05/2022

Senior Financial Analyst

Sunderland, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55000 - £60000/annum

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to join a FTSE listed market leading organisation based in Sunderland.

The Senior Financial Analyst is an effective member of the financial and divisional management teams, producing robust, reliable, accurate financial information for the Operations Manager and Finance Controller, as well as the Business Managing Director.

You will participate in continual performance improvement through the leading and implementation of key projects and processes for their respective business areas.


Lead, manage, and develop a team of two Administrators
Develop a commercial partner relationship with middle and senior operational management, providing key metrics and analysis as a foundation for sound commercial decision making
Improve staff awareness at all levels of finance and cost / revenue benefits as a key factor in all business decision
Prepare accurate business unit reports in line with the company's timetable including full profit & loss account with analysis and commentary, balance sheet and cash flow, extracts, reconciliations and detailed project profitability reporting.
Ensure regional period-end close and submissions are made on time and in full.
Take a lead role in the development of accurate, meaningful analysis and commentary aimed towards front-line staff, their daily activities and decision-making processes
Recommend and prepare financial business cases for investment, capital expenditure and change programmes resulting in cash flow and profit improvement
Monitor and forecast capex project spend
Improve business processes and systems whilst translating and simplifying high volume data into highly relevant management Information and proactively seek and recommend profit improvement suggestions for the business unit
Develop a range of key performance indicators for use across the business unit and identify areas for potential improvements, and where necessary pro-actively support and introduce any operational changes
Ensure appropriate financial controls are in place
Review, maintain and improve cash-flow, margins and reportingRequirements:

Qualified accountant
Advanced Excel and top class analytical skills
Experience of managing and engaging a small team
Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment
Experience in recycling or manufacturing would be an advantage
Adept interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and influence others at all levels and work as part of a team
Commercially astute with the ability to challenge and communicate recommendations to senior management
Adaptable with the ability work effectively under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
Lead by example displaying a hands on attitude when needed with teams and customersYou will enjoy working in a fast paced and rewarding working environment that supports the development and progression of the individual. With this role you will enjoy hybrid working, full study support towards a professional qualification and a competitive package
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