Finance Analyst

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£23,000 - £25,500
07 Jun 2021
16 Jun 2021
The Vacancy

Why Join Our Finance Team?

As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing, Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be Customer Obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

The finance team has grown rapidly over the past 5 years as we try to maintain and improve the level of control and support required for such a fast-growing business. This makes for an exciting working environment which brings challenge and reward in equal measure where you'll have the opportunity to influence, make a difference but above all have fun.

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst initially on a 6-month contract to join our finance team at our Leeds head office. We have some ambitious growth plans and the finance team are at the centre of enabling the business to grow sustainably. In this role you will drive effective Financial planning, insightful management reporting and profit improvements over an annual cycle for one or more departments/ cost lines in the business.

What You'll Do:
  • Supporting the month-end accounting processes for your area to ensure accurate reporting of financial performance.
  • Delivering comprehensive and insightful weekly / monthly financial reporting to support the strategic and tactical objectives of the areas you partner, highlighting risks or opportunities accordingly
  • Supporting annual budgets for your area including 6+6 reforecast (or more)
  • Building and maintaining close working relations with key stakeholders to support and challenge financial performance in your area and beyond
  • Supporting stakeholders by providing accurate analysis and assessment of business cases and strategic opportunities to support decision making
  • Support the culture of continuous improvement in the Finance department and encouraging innovative ways of working across

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, intelligent, ambitious team player with strong communication skills who will recognise the opportunities presented by a growing business. Its is important you have a numerate and analytical background with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills. You will have excellent understanding of budgetary control, profit & loss accounts and financial reporting.

Essential skills required:
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word etc.

What we can offer you:

We can offer you a competitive salary, bonus and 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 3% contribution into your pension, life assurance and income protection. On top of this, we offer a great range of flexible benefits that aim to provide something for everyone, so whether you want shopping vouchers, insurance or healthcare we've got you covered.

This role offers fantastic opportunities for you to climb the career ladder within both the function and wider business. At Hermes, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, we thrive on it and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Apply Today!

If you are ready to develop your career in an empowering, growing yet supportive business then why not join us? Clicking apply is the first step to 'Being the Me in Hermes'!

Why Work for Us?

There are lots reasons to join Hermes, but don't just take our word for it, let our people tell you why they love working here; "Fun and fast-paced", "Great choice of benefits", "Great training and development", "New challenges every day", "The company is growing fast", "Working with like-minded people who are passionate about what they do".

Our Benefits

Free Pension consolidation service

Income protection and life insurance cover

Discounts on Hermes products with over 1,000 retailers

Up to 26 days holiday

Health and well-being benefits and discounts

Bonus schemes

Flexible working hours

Mental Health support

Free basic Will

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