Financial Planning Analyst

Location: Hertfordshire
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB16421
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per year
Date Posted: 05/07/2021
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Interested in a role that offers fantastic development opportunities? Want to work in a highly analytical role that will see you get out and about in the business? Are you an experienced Financial Analyst or Modeller looking to take that next step in your career? Then look no further!

My client is a leading organisation based in Hertfordshire looking for a Financial Planning Analyst to join their finance team in an excellent role filled with huge development potential.

The main responsibilities of the Financial Planning Analyst are as follows:

  • Full responsibility for the analysis of all company assets to identify any trends and assess any future risks there may be to company finances.
  • Liaise with budget holders across the organisation to review their budgets and accounts with them.
  • Take the lead in analysing any variances that their may be in the budget and reforecasting as and when required.
  • Provide invaluable support to the budget setting process.
  • Play a vital role in the preparation of monthly management accounts.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the successful candidate to take on a progressive role within an organisation that prides themselves on developing their staff from within, with this vacancy occurring due to an internal movement. Furthermore, this organisation offers an excellent work/life balance, with multiple days working from home the norm moving forward.

The successful candidate for the Financial Planning Analyst role will have:

  • Ideally started working towards an accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.).
  • Experience within a financial analyst role.
  • Previous experience of analysing variances in company budgets.
  • Experience of risk and/or costing analysis.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.).
  • Ideally knowledge of SQL, however, candidates without this are still encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply immediately as candidates are reviewed daily and this role may be filled before the closing date.

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