Grafton Accountancy & Finance is recruiting on behalf of a large Belfast based employer who has a requirement for a Financial Analyst. This is an extremely commercial role and it supports multiple teams.
Duties will include:
Manage the preparation and distribution of weekly trading margins reports together with detailed supporting analysis/commentary
Assist the Senior Financial Analyst in the preparation of weekly gross margin reconciliation including ensuring any significant variances are investigated and resolved on a timely basis
Prepare the periodic control account reconciliations
Manage the preparation of the periodic margin variance report including supporting variance analysis and together with the Financial Trading Analyst present the results to the Finance & Trading team
Manage the forecasting and budgeting process for all aspects of trading margins and supplier income, including the preparation of high quality trading margins, supplier income, promotions and price support forecast/budget schedules within the time frames laid out in the forecast and budget timetables
Provide challenge to forecast/budget trading targets to assist in driving continuous margin improvement
Collate information and prepare required reports for presentation pack for all areas of margin and supplier income and present this information to senior finance staff.
This role requires a fully qualified accountant who has gained analytical experience within a fast paced commercial environment. Candidates who are close to finishing their studies may also be considered. Previous experience as a Financial Analyst or Management Accountant is essential as is experience preparing budgets and forecasts. If you match the above criteria and would like to be considered for this role then please apply now. Paul Kenna 02890242824