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Finance analyst

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
Job Title: Finance Analyst Location: UK-Portsmouth Fixed Term Contract - 9-month contract £30 - 35,000 Overview: To provide support to the Finance Project Manager, regarding management of external audits, key month end tasks and relevant processes in the Retail and Affinity Divisions to support our current deliverables as well as new deliverables as required. In this role you will be working closely with the divisional Account Management teams and Operational SME's as well as finance colleagues around the businesses and would have a key role in providing effective and timely financial management information and analysis. The work environment is: Varied and Dynamic, Fast moving always managing to change, Opportunities to make a direct impact on the work performed, Challenging and interesting, Supportive and friendly, Lots of opportunities for success, Involves some travelling within the UK Responsibilities: Manage the year end audit process, being the key point of contact for the division, ensuring requests made from the audit team are provided within SLA. Complete reconciliation, review and variance analysis of monthly balance sheets. Exception reporting and investigation. Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting, including involvement in key month end deliverables. Monitor and analyse variances on balances held in the general ledger and investigate queries with relevant areas of the business. Reviewing accounting completed as part of monthly cycle. Act as finance lead for finance projects as appropriate, including attending project meetings and liaising with other areas of the wider team to provide insight to the project and then provide support to complete implementation. Production of monthly reporting packages. Ensure both internal and external deadlines are met and that work is managed to a satisfactory level. Communicating with non-finance people on a regular basis. Maintain timely and appropriate communication with all relevant staff. Undertake other reasonable responsibilities and assist other members of the team as instructed by their line manager. Although this role is based in Portsmouth UK, there may be site visits involving some travel within the UK. Where applicable, to adhere to Company processes with regard to FCA compliance and Treating Customers Fairly. Where applicable, to ensure that DPA, FCA, TCF and other regulatory requirements are met. Qualifications: Qualifications Finance & Accounting, part qualified (ACCA, CIMA) or similar Experience managing an external audit Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills General understanding of Insurance industry practices & principles Attention to detail, accuracy, presentation Strong team player Ability to manage own workload with multiple ongoing work streams Self-starter and independent
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  • Job Reference: 710447918-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Vermelo RPO
    Vermelo RPO
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent