Finance Analyst

We are recruiting for a Finance Analyst.


To provide business analysis through financial modelling and data mining delivering critical reporting for decision making and profitable growth.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide insightful analysis through the interrogation of data, linking information from multiple systems
  • Enhance the MI reporting pack including non-financial indicators to highlight and drive business performance
  • Manage the delivery of key reporting initiatives which require contribution from multiple business units and system changes
  • To develop existing financial models, incorporating operational changes, into a robust and agile framework which can deliver automated, multi-faceted reporting capability
  • With a clear understanding of the inputs and flow through from P&L, BS and cash flow, manage and further develop the reporting models
  • Using advanced Excel, Power Pivots and Power BI, streamline and automate the array of existing financial analysis and drive value from data
  • Analyse business models and identify trends to support decision making and forecast assumptions
  • Be a strong advocate for data integrity, supporting the requirement for system governance and developing processes to improve reliability
  • Coordinated with internal IT and SAP support, update the system as necessary to improve reporting capability
  • Support the business requirement to ensure processes are scalable to support growth whilst also improving controls.
  • Be commercially aware and understand key business drivers
  • Assist with Ad hoc project work


Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience encompassing all aspects of the role with a proven track record of success
  • Highly systems aware and able to investigate and manipulate complex data using pivot tables (essential). Advanced Excel, Power BI and Power Pivots
  • Evidence of turning data into meaningful information to drive business performance
  • Part qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent (degree educated)



  • Knowledge of data analytics tools desirable
  • Relevant sector experience highly desirable


Key Attributes

  • High performing individual with strong career progression
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to explain complex financial information at all levels of the business
  • Good ‘soft skills’ and emotional intelligence, professionalism and integrity
  • Conscientious, flexible and hands-on, seeing projects to completion whilst working to deadlines
  • Positive, confident, “glass is half full” personality
  • Logical and methodical with attention to detail
CAE Recruitment
CAE Recruitment