Finance Analyst - Sales - Manchester

Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Job reference:
BBBH153764_1653648360
Posted:
about 1 month ago

Finance Analyst - Sales - Manchester
Finance Analyst - Sales - Manchester

The duration of the role is 6 months.

The location of the role is in Salford Quays, Manchester (hybrid remote working).

The pay rate on offer is £140 - £200 per day.

The client is an iconic, multinational high-street retailer.

Summary

We are recruiting for an experienced Finance Analyst to join our busy Business Services Centre in Salford Quays.

Working within the Sales to Cash Team, you will be responsible for preparing weekly and monthly reconciliations for all Card Acquirers; dealing with queries which may arise (both internally and externally). You will also take ownership for driving performance and standards, working to defined key performance indicators, actively driving efficiency and value within a robust and controlled environment.

We are ideally looking for someone who has exposure to a large ERP system (Ideally SAP) and can interpret and present financial information.

This role would suit someone who enjoys working at pace and is able to build effective relationships as successfully working to tight deadlines and managing key colleagues from across the business is key.

Key accountabilities

  • Analysing and interpreting key financial information and accounting statements
  • Completing project to transition card acquirer software to a new provider
  • Supporting any projects relating to new payment types as needed
  • Ensuring the delivery of timely and accurate financial information, taking action to resolve queries by dealing with appropriate colleagues
  • Developing a thorough understanding of the current processes and procedures within the team and ensure the relevant Management Information (MI) is available for the key colleagues
  • Understanding the analysis of internally generated Management Information to ensure the accuracy of reporting and implement adequate controls & checks to highlight any issues
  • Supporting the S2C Control Accounts Manager and wider team.
  • Playing an integral role in reviewing and updating existing processes with a view to improve them
  • Problem solving and managing customer queries in an efficient and customer focused manner
  • Utilising financial and accounting understanding to propose and implement process and performance improvements
  • Providing backup for team colleagues during absences

Key skills and experience

  • Exposure to a large ERP system (Ideally SAP)
  • Studying towards ACCA or CIMA
  • Understanding of fundamental accounting principles (double entry)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently and manage workloads to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work in an organised manner and ensure accuracy in your work
  • Able to interpret and communicate information to cross functional Teams
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