Junior Finance Analyst - Leicester

up to £27,000+study support - Financial
Ref: 304 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Jan 2020
LinkedIn ShareShare

RattrayParkin are recruiting for a Junior Finance Analyst to join a corporate Head Office team based in Leicester. You will be part of an expanding FP&A team that support a UK wide network of business units.

Working in the Finance Department, the role will report to the Business Performance Manager.

This will include;


  • Business partnering with key stakeholders
  • Identifying opportunities
  • Undertaking dedicated project work related to process improvement and change management


As part of a larger team, the role will develop and also include;


  • Providing detailed analysis and commentary on supplier offers using internal and external sources to get the most cost-effective deals
  • Reporting on business unit performance through daily and weekly reports and dashboards.
  • Regularly updating of new stock information into relevant systems to enable automated databases and reports to run smoothly and efficiently without any errors.
  • Support in the monthly variance analysis of all unit costs.
  • Collating approval packs for the Senior Management Team
  • Providing Scenarios and Solutions to Internal and External Stakeholders
  • Providing detailed reasoning and variance analysis for various fleet costs
  • Adhoc reporting and analysis as required by the BPM
  • Support and cover for the Business Performance Senior Analyst


Key skills and attributes required:

  • Ideally, part-qualified accountant
  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Excel skills
  • Good eye for detail
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Enjoys working in in fast moving, high pressure situations

The role can offer career development, study support (if needed) and the opportunity to work for a large corporate business.