Junior finance analyst


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April 28, 2022
Chorley, United Kingdom
Job Type
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
Contact Email


Company details and job overview:

Based on the outskirts of Preston, within easy commute from the M61 and M6 this multi-site retail business have seen year on year growth over many years. Now operating across various UK locations, within a lucrative and vibrant sector, their products are of the highest quality and the offering to customers across the UK continues to grow. With a solid client base and growing product range, they are looking to add talent to an established finance team in preparation for further growth. With further acquisition planned for 2022 this is an exciting time for the business.

Your new role as Junior Finance Analyst:

As Junior Finance Analyst you shall also add value in a rounded finance role which will provide a varied and interesting workload. With the business operating across multi-site, you shall provide effective financial administration to support to the day to day finance function whilst taking the lead on maintaining the data and systems for the group. Providing analysis across various departments you shall be responsible for a variety of tasks in a rewarding and forward thinking organisation. This role will also progress as the business continues to grow. With study support available, this is an exciting opportunity in a fast paced, dynamic group.

Main Role Duties:

· Maintenance and analysis of key financial and company data including stock management, customer and supplier pricing and costing
· Support to purchase ledger and credit control where required
· Production of invoices and credit notes
· Pricing management and system interrogation ensuring accuracy
· Management of data related to customer and supplier accounts
· Financial analysis to monitor internal cost, external awareness and KPI’s set across the group

A progressive and rounded role, you will be supported by a talented finance lead. As Junior Finance Analyst you shall play an important part of the continued success and future growth of the business. As part of a leading retail group in growth you will be surrounded by like-minded professionals who have the technical and operational expertise to support you in your personal growth and development.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered for this role you shall have experience in a similar role. AAT qualified or actively studying a professional accounting qualification CIMA/ACA/ACCA/AAT there will also be support to those looking to start qualifications longer term. With experience of working in a fast paced environment you shall have experience of working as part of a team with the ability to maintain positive working relationships. You shall have strong excel skills and have experience of working with large volumes of data. A user of finance systems and able to work efficiently you shall be highly computer literate and have the expertise to develop internal process and controls.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a progressive position where support to develop, as well as study support longer term will be provided. A hands-on position, pivotal to the department, this role will suit a professional wanting to add value. You will gain exposure across the group and have the opportunity to stamp your mark. The role offers on-site parking, a friendly work environment and a n opportunity to join an established department with a strong team working ethic.

This vacancy is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK

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