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Financial Business Analyst - Chester

40000.00 - 45000.00 per annum
Higher Ferry
Solid Recruit

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Business Analyst - Chester

Address- Cheshire, CH1

Working hours-Mon-Fri-9am-5:30pm

Reporting to- Commercial Finance Manager


= 33 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)

= An additional day off during the week of your Birthday

= Annual bonus scheme

= Staff pension

= Private Medical

= Death in Service payment

= Subsidised park and ride passes

= Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

= Long service awards - cash payments and increases in holiday allowances

= Staff discount on cottage holidays

= Free worldwide travel insurance (including family members)

= Wellness extras, including free annual flu jabs, reflexology sessions and free fruit supplied in the office

Interview-2 stage process.

Why this job exists

= A highly analytical role to provide support on new, business improvement initiatives

= Identification of future opportunities through robust and insightful analysis

= Influence key stakeholders and generate change in the business, to drive future margin growth

Key accountabilities

= Assist in the delivery of business improvement projects

= Use financial, commercial and technical experience to produce robust, accurate, commercial analysis

= Work closely with our Business Information team, on large and complex data sets

= Work alongside the business to improve core processes so performance and profitability drivers can be embedded into our business

= Clearly articulate the commercial benefits of new initiatives

= Identify controls and guardrails to manage risks associated with new projects

= Flexibility, adaptability and ability to with and influence a wide variety of people across the business

= Comfortable with change management, and challenging the status quo

Personal attributes

= Qualified accountant, or highly financially literate (data modelling, consulting, analyst)

= Excellent excel skills, particularly in dealing with large data sets

= Ability to run SQL queries on databases

= Self-motivated and proactive: the ability to seek, identify and progress initiatives and ideas

= High degree of emotional intelligence

= Excellent written and verbal communication skills: the ability to communicate with people across the business, not just finance.

= Organised, an efficient and effective planner who can prioritise and manage multiple work streams

= Experience with business change/ efficiency/ improvement programmes

= Strong influencing skills

KEY SKILLS Qualified accountant, dealing with large data sets, SQL queries

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