Finance Analyst - Independent

12 Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst - Deeside - Benefits include: Car allowance, or company car, Pension, healthcare, free parking, subsidised canteen, discounted products and services, brilliant reward and recognition scheme, excellent career development and much more!
From T-Bone in Tamworth to a hotpot in a hospital, from risotto in Reading to whole lobster at a Michelin starred restaurant, we deliver over 1.5 million items to our customers each and every day. Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children's schools all have one thing in common - Brakes Group. We're growing and we're always on the lookout for people who share our big appetite for success.
As a Brakes Finance Analyst, you'll be responsible for providing strategic analysis and support to the Regional Finance Managers, through insight into business performance at a variety of levels (region, customer, product & category, etc.).
You'll be a valuable member of the Finance Team, planning for success and leading your team effectively to achieve our plans and deliver results
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
• Understand the drivers of results compared to budget/forecast and YoY and leveraging such analysis into deliverable guidance/recommendations to the regional teams.
• Ensuring that Business processes are met while supporting the Regional Finance Managers and Sales teams in driving profitable solutions.
• Work with the regional teams to pull together the annual budget, forecast and rolling projections
• Reporting and monitoring on divisional key performance indicators; sales, profitability ratios, and investigating variances to budget or year on year movements
• Produce Financial Evaluations for New Business and large opportunities within existing customers and communicate the results to all stake holders.
• Liaise with sales teams, regional finance managers, attend sales meetings.
• Responsible for administrator who's main role entails pricing queries and management of rebates
• Responsible for the timely distribution of bonus targets and monthly statements, investigating and resolving any queries.
• Act as a central point of contact for internal customers for finance related queries.
• Producing ad-hoc reports/presentations as required to drive business results. Knowledge, Skills, Experience Essential:

• The candidate should have previous experience of working in a commercial environment and be qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA
• Strong Analytical Skills
• High level of commercial awareness
• High level of competency in financial analysis and modeling
• Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Accomplished interpersonal skills Desirable:
Experience and understanding of the foodservice industry
Knowledge of SAP/BW reporting
Here at Brakes Group, we have a simple mission - to help businesses who serve food to thrive. And as we have been serving chefs across the food industry for nearly 60 years, with a business built on quality, reliability, innovation and trust, it's no surprise that we know what we're doing.
And with a culture where everyone works together as one team to be the best we can be, with a real focus on our brilliant people, there is no doubt that we have the right ingredients to make your career a successful one. If you're looking for development we can help you achieve your aspirations. We have clear career paths and learning programmes which will support you at every step of the way. We also have a whole range of Apprenticeships and a Graduate Programme so there really is something for you at every level of your career whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional. And being part of Sysco - the Global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products; the opportunities really are endless.
If this isn't enough, we offer a whole realm of fantastic benefits and incentives including

• Discounts on products and services

• Clear career pathways and development

• Excellent rewards and recognition schemes

• Pension plan

• Additional holiday purchase
Brakes UK uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Brakes UK would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s), basic DBS certificate and basic credit check.

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