Finance Analyst

Michael Page
Stockport, Greater Manchester
£50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, 33 days holiday, enhanced pension
02 Apr 2024
30 Apr 2024
JN -022024-6342102
Chris Ashling
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

We are currently seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Finance Analyst. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing insightful financial analysis to support strategic decisions within the energy and natural resources industry.

Client Details

Our client is a large-scale FTSE 250 business, employing over thousands of people worldwide. They are recognised for their innovation and commitment to sustainability, making a significant impact in their industry.


Responsible for key month end accounting processes, including:

  • Provide support to Manager and the Director, Financial Control on all financial accounting and regulatory matters across the business.
  • Consolidation and reporting of the bad debt provision and bad debt charge, including reconciliation of write offs.
  • Ownership of the complex debt month end, liaising closely with the following teams: Business Finance; Finance Systems; Revenue Assurance and Analytics to ensure the variety of inputs into the process are understood and accurately treated.
  • Play a key role in the consolidation and reporting of debt within the fast-growing platform
  • Opportunity to develop automation skills to enhance debt accounting processes across two business units.
  • End-to-end management and delivery of all financial controls relating to customer debt.
  • Ensure all financial processes are robust, well controlled/documented and adapt to the changing needs of the business. This will include working with Risk & Controls team to ensure effectiveness of controls, as well as regular submissions.
  • Building close working relationships across Finance teams ensuring alignment in thinking and consistency of presentation.
  • External reporting and audit support - taking ownership of the numbers & dealing with related auditor queries, as well as working with the wider Financial Control team to complete half yearly submissions.
  • Close contact with offshore General Accounting team to ensure balance sheet reconciliations prepared are robust and complete.


  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualification
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Deep understanding of financial analysis and forecasting
  • Technically strong with the ability to influence stakeholders

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £50,000 - £55,000
  • Up to 16% bonus.
  • Flexible working options with 1-2 days in the office.
  • 10% pension contribution.
  • Private healthcare coverage.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.

Join us to contribute to an industry-leading company, while enjoying the benefits of a supportive and forward-thinking work environment. If you're ready to make a significant impact in your career, we encourage you to apply.

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