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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
IT
Start Date: December 2019
Reference: VT063
Job Published: November 25, 2019 14:46

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Finance Analyst
Job Title : Finance Analyst Location : Victoria Square House (Birmingham)
Salary : up to £39,530 Per Annum Close Date : 28-Nov-2019
Employment Type : Full or Part time :
After 22 amazing years and launching many amazing careers, Virgin Trains will be passing the baton on to First Trenitalia to operate the fabulous West Coast mainline railway. First Trenitalia will build on our legacy of delivering an amazing experience to our customers. We are helping them in this interim period to find the best talent to take the service forward for the next generation. Read on and see if you are the perfect fit for this role. First Trenitalia is an exciting new consortium that is about to take over the running of the UK's prestigious West Coast rail franchise from 8 December 2019.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst on a fixed term contract until March 2020! Could you be the person we are looking for?
 
Here are just some of the exciting things you'll be getting up to in this role…
 
Assist in the provision of timely and accurate period end reporting.
Provide timely and accurate departmental reporting with relevant commentary to support variances against budget and outturn
Assist with the business forecasting and planning process in delivering business objectives for the corporate functions, including development of action plans, monitoring of progress and identification of corrective action
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations on a periodic basis and ensure all assets and liabilities are accurately recorded
Maintain procedures and systems of internal control to protect safe stewardship and custody of assets and maintain the integrity of the associated financial records.
Work in partnership with the corporate function to educate and support thus ensuring achievement of business objectives and financial targets.
Be an integral member of the corporate finance team, creating a climate of openness, mutual respect and trust. Assist in delivering the team's priorities and fit the Vision and strategic focus of the business
Proactively challenge where appropriate the management of financial and business risks and opportunities
Provide support to Lead Financial Analyst and Finance Manager in ad-hoc reporting and analysis in an accurate and timely manner to achieve business objectives
For more information please see the attached job description.
 
Please upload a CV as part of your application.
 
We value the differences that make each of us unique! We pride ourselves on employing people from diverse backgrounds, race, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation.
 
Everyone who joins us becomes part of our family. We're committed to ensuring that we are inclusive, and offer a place to work where people are encouraged to be who they really are, not a corporate version of themselves. A place where differences are welcomed, recognised, accepted and put to good use!