Finance Analyst Apprenticeship

Everest Home Improvements
Everest House, Sopers Road, Cuffley, Potters Bar, EN6 4SG
£20,000.00 - £22,000.00 annually
28 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Vacancy Description

Reporting to the Head of Management Accounts, the main purpose of this role is to provide support to the Senior Finance Managers and produce information from raw data, which will contribute to statutory and monthly reports produced by the Finance department

The salary is £20,000-£22,000 depending on industry experience and qualification background.

Main duties
  • Providing accurate and timely information for the production of weekly / periodic reports and fulfilling any statutory reporting requirements
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and the analysis of variances
  • Providing support for respective areas of the business in order to assist in decision making within the organisation
  • Dealing directly with Senior Management in a professional and mature style
  • Resolving reconciliation problems, departmental expenditure and budgeting issues, and ad-hoc analysis
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects aimed at driving the business towards the achievement of its strategic goals

Additional Information:

We offer a comprehensive training programme through our unique rotation scheme leading to the CIMA accounting qualification. You will benefit from exposure to all areas of the business, from marketing and sales through to manufacturing and installation.

You will be expected to carry out any reasonable task which is asked of you by your Supervisor or Manager.

Special working conditions:
  • Working towards or willing to work towards achieving a professional commercial accountancy qualification (CIMA)
  • Comply at all times with the letter and spirit of the Company's Health, Safety & Environmental Policy, Equality & Diversity Policy and Code on Business Conduct and Behaviour
  • Carry out such other duties as are reasonably requested by the jobholder's line manager from time to time

NB: This job description will be updated from time to time at the Company's discretion in order to properly reflects the duties and responsibilities required of the role. The jobholder and line manager should review currency and relevance at least annually through the Company appraisal process.

Key result areas:
  • Timely and accurate production of weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting
  • Successful completion of CIMA exams
  • Fulfilling the rotation skills requirements within the expected timeframe

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Advanced numerical abilities
  • Complex mental processing

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Individual initiative and problem solving

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 2.1 (Hons) degree (preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Maths, Engineering or similar)
  • Be working towards or willing to work towards achieving a professional commercial accountancy qualification (CIMA)

Future prospects

Future opportunities will vary depending on the needs of the business at the time of scheme completion. Everest endeavours to retain experienced and qualified heads as they should have a fantastic understanding of the business by this time. Many people have progressed up through the business from this scheme in the past

Things to consider

  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays, Company pension, Pay increases based on exam success
  • Free parking available and close to public transport links
  • Salary £20,000-£22,000 depending on experience and qualification background.

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