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Financial Analyst

Reference: 20254


Belfast, County Antrim


£20000 - £30000

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Date Posted

23 August, 2022

We are seeking an ambitious part-qualified accountant for the position of Financial Analyst. Working within a global firm, leading advancements in learning through innovative services and technology, you will become a key member of the Finance Services team who enable effective decision making through the preparation and delivery of financial planning and analysis to dedicated business areas while contributing to the budgeting and forecasting cycles.

Who are we looking for?

  • An individual who can identify opportunities for process improvements and communicate innovative solutions.
  • Someone who is self-motivated, contributes to the team effort, and delivers service in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Someone who values company culture and helps in creating a collaborative team environment.
  • A strong communicator with high proficiency in analysis of financial data and an understanding of how financial and non-financial data is presented.
  • A professional who can maintain customer satisfaction through service delivery excellence.

The Company:

  • Over 24,000 staff globally, 150+ are based in Belfast.
  • Since coming from Belfast they are growing their team here annually creating superb career progression opportunities at senior analyst and managerial levels.
  • Listed on the stock exchange, with annual turnover exceeding £1bn.


  • £22K – £29K starting salary, based on experience (salaries are reviewed annually).
  • Study Support for professional accountancy qualifications (ACCA/CIMA)
  • One of the highest pension contributions on the market AND an annual bonus!
  • Childcare vouchers, Bikes for Work, Annual Travel Loan.
  • Company Shares Scheme.
  • Recognition and reward scheme.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Private Healthcare, Dental Care, and Eyecare.

What do you need to be successful?

  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Part qualified or QBE accountant with recognised professional body (e.g., ACCA or CIMA).
  • OR Qualified Accounting Technician with 2+ years’ experience
  • Analytical and variance analysis skills; an ability to review and analyse financial data and explain results to support business decision making.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and finance ERP systems.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • A proven ability to efficiently manage high volume workload, prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and hit KPIs/Targets.
  • Experience in stakeholder management.

Happy to have a call to answer any questions your might have – fully confidential – to discover if this is the right opportunity for you. Get in contact with Catherine at Abacus Careers today.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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