Finance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Chester
  • £34000

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I am currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst to join a very successful business on the outskirts of Chester. Reporting to the Finance Manager you will work closely with key stakeholders in the business to create costing solutions across a number of departments, add value across the piece and formulate commercial proposals to impact the P&L.


Duties will include:


  • Create detailed financial reports and modelling across the business
  • Formulate viable proposals based on open book, tariffs and hybrid commercial arrangements as appropriate.
  • Quantify the benefits of new business when integrated into existing operations.
  • Investigate ‘what-if’ scenarios and evaluate financial risks of proposals.
  • Generate documents and presentation materials to support bids.
  • Effectively communicate finance models and commercial proposals at internal bid reviews.
  • Attend customer meetings to present commercial aspects of proposals and answer finance-related questions as required.
  • Work with the larger finance team to create the accurate weekly costings for the new business won and existing customer base.
  • Ad-hoc projects as required


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Part / newly qualified accountant with experience in industry in a similar role
  • High-level knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Attention to detail and analytical approach.
  • Experienced in general accounting practices.
  • Questioning and enquiring approach with a real desire to seek out new methods that will allow more efficient provision of accurate financial data.
  • Comfortable working individually and as part of a team, sharing knowledge and improvement ideas for the benefit of the Company and its staff.
  • Hard working and flexible, with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Good communicator at all levels up to and including Operational Managers and Directors, customers, suppliers and other internal staff.
  • Ability to coach and mentor at different levels within the Company, to provide an understanding of finance to non –finance staff.
  • Willingness to learn about the Company and industry with a desire to excel and develop




  • £30-38k DOE
  • Free car parking
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Due to the location of this role it would be beneficial for you to have your own transport (commutable from Cheshire, Wrexham and North Shropshire)
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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dan if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07811 594466

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