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Finance Analyst (0428)

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dnata Travel Group, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic, and Sunmaster. These brands are based at offices across the UK including Preston (Leyland), Kingston-upon-Thames, Chester and Halifax.

We are now recruiting for a Finance Analyst based in Leyland to support the Head of Finance for IT & Technical Product.

In this role you will produce monthly management accounts for these departments and deliver detailed forecasts, budgets and monthly variance analysis. You will deliver clear reporting and commentary to support financial decision making as well as challenging and supporting the management team to help implement cost control and revenue generation initiatives.

As our Finance Analyst you will control 3rd Party spend and ensure it is appropriately accounted in the nominal ledgers. You will ensure Purchase Orders are raised using the correct coding and process IT timesheets to complete P&L and BS postings. This role will assist in the completing of inter-company invoicing and balance sheet reconciliations and complete statutory audit

To be considered for this role, we need you to have the following qualifications, skills and experience :

  • Part qualified Accountant, working towards a professional accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA) or Qualified By Experience (QBE)
  • Previous experience in financial roles, ideally with a travel industry background.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and financial control frameworks
  • Strategic thinker with ability to visualise opportunities and improve business processes
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality management information
  • Numerate and analytical thinker, self-motivated and solution orientated
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Commercially astute with the ability to identify opportunities to improve profits and reduce costs
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable with communicating at all levels
  • Able to work in a team environment and autonomously
  • Good IT skills particularly MS Office (Excel to high standard of proficiency) and knowledge of Sage desirable

For more information, please click on the job description below

This role is based at our fantastic state-of-the art office in Leyland, just 10 minutes from junction 29 of the M6. Our on-site facilities include free car parking, on-site restaurant and break out area with a pool table and free wifi, shopping & social events

Our people also enjoy benefits including life assurance, pension scheme and travel discounts, cycle-to-work scheme and low cost health care for you and your family.


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Lancaster House, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK, PR26 6TX
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