Financial Analyst (Part Qualified)

Financial Analyst (Part Qualified)

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £32000 per annum + + Study + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jem Hastan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Finance Analyst - Reading - £25,000 - £32,000


My client is a global IT Software company with European Headquarters in Reading. They are currently seeking a part qualified Analyst to join their Finance team on a permanent basis.


Based in modern offices near central Reading, this responsible, commercial role offers fantastic opportunities alongside study support for CIMA/ACCA a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits.


In what is primarily a business partnering focused job, the successful candidate will have responsibility for supporting various key EMEA based Business units from a budgeting, analytical forecasting, Financial reporting and costing perspective. You must be able to provide insight into business performance, providing key metrics and reporting.


As part of a busy Finance function, you will have a direct line reporting into a Finance Manager and you must display a Team-centric attitude. As such, it is essential that you are skilled in building relationships and collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders locally and globally.


Accuracy and attention to detail is key with this job. You will need to demonstrate your passion to think analytically and produce, reconcile, review & present financial information with a commercial focus.



  • Report the key financial metrics to measure business performance supported by commentary and analytical insights.

  • Provide visibility into drivers in performance, highlighting the areas requiring action & opportunities for improvement.

  • Support the EMEA forecast process, providing key data to the leadership team & consolidation for submission to Corporate.

  • Develop, improve and deliver forecast models to improve predictive analytics and forecast accuracy.

  • Deliver high impact executive level Finance presentations & perform ad hoc analysis for FP&A team and executive leadership.

  • Support the EMEA business planning process, providing key data and consolidation of EMEA bookings plan.

  • Drive automation of standardised reporting and develop dashboard of key metrics.


Person Specification:

  • Part qualified and actively studying for ACCA/CIMA

  • Proven experience with minimum 2 years' experience in a Financial Analyst role.

  • Strong reporting experience, highly proficient with business tools, experience with Oracle BI (OBIEE) preferred.

  • Collaborative and customer driven.

  • Excellent communication and people engagement skills.

  • Understands key business drivers with track record of providing insights to senior business leaders.

  • Respond well to working under pressure.

  • High degree of initiative and the ability to drive actionable recommendations

  • Self-starter with the drive to push the business forward.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Finance professional to join a highly profitable, International business.


Please apply now or contact Jem Hastan at Wade Macdonald for more information.


Finance Analyst - Reading - £25,000 - £32,000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.