Financial Planning Analyst - Harrogate - Hybrid working

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 pa + ACCA/CIMA Study Package
Reference: SAC / 15325
Type: Permanent
Sector: Accountancy Support, Accountancy & Finance
Deadline: 28/12/2021

The company

This business is an award winning, leading brand in Yorkshire who have been established for just over 25 years. After going a recent restructure due to growth, they are now looking to hire a Financial Planning Analyst to Harrogate based FP&A Team!

The role is newly created and will report to the Head of FP&A working alongside another analyst, and while the role will be focused on the financial planning/business partnering, it will also include month end and management accounts responsibility.

The role would be ideally suited to a part qualified/finalist or newly qualified accountant, with good analytical skills and a strong existing grounding in management accounts or business partnering, looking to progress this career in commercial finance with a growing North Yorkshire business!

The job

The role will be based in the Harrogate Head Office, but they operate hybrid working, so 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

The key duties of the role will include:

  • Work as part of a team of colleagues to provide high quality, accurate and timely financial analysis and information.
  • Prepare, analyse and report periodic accounts
  • Support the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Prepare the Budget and forecasts
  • Business partner management teams to gain a wider understanding of the business and to provide a greater understanding of general finance, facilitating budget accountability across the organisation.
  • Support the forecasting and reporting 
  • Develop, deploy and maintain weekly finance tracking tools to enhance management information
  • Liaise with the Financial Accounting team to support the production of cash flow forecasts, intercompany accounting and statutory accounts.
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Drive forward operational improvements to financial processes, controls, systems and technology to ensure that the finance function works as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Support the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and Commercial Finance Manager with adhoc projects and activities, deputising where appropriate.

The person

 The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified/finalist/newly qualified - Essential
  • Have a broad business understanding and a proven track record in financial planning, analysis and reporting - Essential
  • Be commercially focused in order to understand, support & respond to demands from other parts of the business around financial planning and reporting - Essential
  • Have the ability to work in a pressurised team environment coordinating a wide array of stakeholders to manage a diverse workload and priorities effectively to deliver to tight deadlines - Essential

The benefits

  • Study package - if required
  • On site parking
  • Hybrid working
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Close to bus and train station
  • Newly created role in a growing business! 


Sara Clark
Office Managing Partner – Leeds
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Financial Planning Analyst - Harrogate - Hybrid working, Reference: SAC / 15325". Thank you for your interest.