Role details

Finance Associate

Orpington   •   £30,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

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  • Finance Associate
  • SAP

About Our Client

The Finance Analyst is responsible for supporting the Finance Manager for supporting the Finance Manager in enabling the company management team to make sound commercial decisions based on financial information.

Job Description

  • Responsible for sales and margin forecasting/planning and analysing variances to forecasts
  • Work with the FM to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Report weekly sales results to the management team identifying key variances
  • To investigate and answer queries arising from Budget Holders, Management and other Finance staff as well as customers and suppliers
  • Support the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Support the production of the budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Assist in the preparation and review of P&L and balance sheet reports
  • Report and monitor the division's key performance indicators; sales, profitability ratios, and investigating variances to budget or year on year movements
  • Develop and maintain a good knowledge of company processes and procedures
  • To apply accounting knowledge and techniques to all areas of work, including the production of journals, routine reports and variance analysis
  • Analyse financial information in response to queries from managers, suppliers and customers
  • To identify and resolve errors and discrepancies
  • Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the departments monthly and financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Input accounting data into the SAP with speed and accuracy
  • Create, develop and maintain accounting spreadsheets used in the Finance function
  • To maintain departmental MI/SAP systems

The Successful Applicant

  • Ideally be a graduate or part qualified who is looking to take the next step in their career
  • Excellent commercial acumen and a good eye for detail, coupled with a strong academic background
  • Excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise with both finance and non-finance individuals
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with good excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles


  • Knowledge of SAP

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

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