Financial Trading Analyst

REF: BBBH30831_1641911579

11/01/2022
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to be recruiting a Financial Trading Analyst for our client based in Belfast on a full time, permanent basis.

One of NI's top FMCG organisations currently seeks an experienced finance professional with an analytical and management accounts background to join the team and add value through commercial awareness and reporting ability. With a strong benefits package including regular salary reviews, full study support to complete professional qualifications and genuine progression pathways, this is a rare opportunity to establish yourself as a key asset within the organisation!

Your New Job:

  • Production and preparation of weekly reports to strict timelines (including sales & margin analysis and supplier income)
  • Production of aspects of the periodic management accounts to strict timelines.
  • Support the forecast and budget process.
  • Assist with the quarter and year-end hard close process
  • Business Partner with the Trading teams and to provide support on variance analysis, adhoc queries and supplier negotiations
  • Any other reports/information as requested by senior management

What you need to succeed:

  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Finance or equivalent
  • Previous experience of management accounts preparation and variance analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel with respect to large databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Desirable Criteria

  • Working towards a professional exam ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous experience in the FMCG sector particularly in the area of margin/profit analysis.
  • Previous experience of budget/forecast preparation.
  • Exposure to Oracle systems

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Eve Turkington, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

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