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Financial Analyst

Reference: 20309


Northern Ireland


£24000 - £28000

Job Type


Date Posted

12 January, 2023

Are you an ambitious part-qualified accountant who has analytical and reporting skills 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 are responsible for month-end close activities, group reporting, audit, balance sheet and P&L control.

You will have…

  • Strong accounting knowledge, excellent communication skills and strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Self-motivation, contribute to the team effort, and deliver service in a timely and accurate manner
  • Value company culture and help in promoting a collaborative team environment
  • Professional attitude to ensure customer satisfaction through service delivery excellence

Your reward will look like…

  • Starting Salary up to £28K per annum, depending on experience and level of qualifications
  • Study Support (Professional Accountancy Studies)
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Generous annual leave with additional volunteering days
  • Full-time, permanent position, Monday – Friday
  • Remote & Hybrid Working (NI Residents Only)
  • A hard-working and supportive team
  • Opportunities for career progression

What are the key responsibilities?

  • Production of monthly and annual results for various teams
  • Review of all daily, weekly and monthly reporting to ensure that reports are accurate and relevant
  • Review and approve journals ensuring appropriate back up and are correctly coded
  • Prepare production of reports and analysis as requested to support decision-making
  • Have significant interaction with various stakeholders, both internal and external, managing relationships to deliver stakeholder satisfaction
  • Complete statutory financial statements at half year and year end
  • Complete compliance reporting and assist with SOX compliance
  • Assist with process reviews and related reporting

What do you need to be successful?

  • Part qualified accountant with recognised professional body (e.g., ACCA or CIMA), or have exemptions through Accountancy/Finance degree
  • Understanding of financial control processes and functions
  • Ability to communicate with both finance and non-finance professionals effectively
  • Ability to maintain a strong focus on results and outcomes and prioritise work effectively
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel (v-lookups, sum-ifs, pivot tables, macros etc.)
  • Experience in a service delivery environment and strong stakeholder management would be advantageous

Think this could be the role for you? If so, apply below!

If you have any questions relating to the role, please reach out by phone or email to Catherine at Abacus Careers.

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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