PRL Recruitment (Formerly Sales Placement)

Lead Financial Trading Analyst (Temp 24 months)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1353392

 Job Description

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for a:

Lead Financial Trading Analyst (Temp 24 months)

Based : Belfast

SALARY: Competitive

Reporting to: Planning Accountant

Roles & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

Provide support to the Finance and Trading departments in all areas of margin, supplier income and profitability reporting

Be a key player in the forecasting and budgeting processes

Complete weekly, periodic and quarterly reporting requirements

Be responsible for the production and analysis of key reports for Trading and Finance which are used to monitor and report on all aspects of trading performance and to drive the business

Essential Criteria:

Qualified accountant or finalist with membership/student membership of a professional accountancy body e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA

At least 2 years’ experience as a Financial Analyst, management accountant or similar role gained in a face paced environment.

Previous experience of margin reporting and variance analysis

Previous experience of budget/forecasting preparation

Strong IT Skills, in particular proficiency in Microsoft Excel and dealing with large data sets

Ability to plan and prioritise workloads to agreed deadlines

Ability to build strong cross functional relationships

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

Ability to work on own initiative


3rd level education in business, Finance or Accounting

Previous experience of budget/forecast preparation

Previous experience in the retail/wholesale sector particularly in the area of margin/profit analysis

Exposure to Oracle systems

Exposure to Qlikview systems

Not quite for you? If you know of anyone that maybe suitable for the role, or interested, please forward our details on to them.PRL Recruitment (formerly Sales Placement) serves businesses seeking to fill any roles. This includes Sales, Marketing & Management across FMCG, IT, ICT, B2B, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Sales Construction, Advertising and Automotive fields plus many more. We pride ourselves on matching great talent within any organisation.

Who are PRL?

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