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Junior Finance Analyst

Ref #: JOB-1043_1636450665
Simon Lant 09/11/2021
Location: London Not Disclosed London
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Associate
Date: 09/11/2021
Junior Finance Analyst

Junior Finance Analyst - Central London - Up to £30k

A dynamic and entrepreneurial supply chain, pricing and financing services company are looking for highly motivated Junior Finance Analysts.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting team of professionals, who are building a company with great potential.



  • Review variances against trade forecast costs and liaise with operators and traders (locally and overseas) to understand and provide commentary on these variances
  • Ensure data integrity between the operation and accounting systems, investigating and raising exceptions where necessary
  • Maintain ownership of trade accruals
  • Resolve queries with Front Office, Operations and Accounts
  • Provide timely and accurate actual revenue reporting detailing the main revenue drivers for the month
  • Monitor inter-company balances
  • Review the trading balance sheet, paying particular attention to large or unusual balances
  • Reconcile designated broker accounts against the ledger
  • Identify control improvements and efficiency opportunities around the existing processes
  • Assist with the development / testing / implementation of new systems
  • Support and cover Product Controller duties when required
  • Support the external audit process


  • Strong analytical and communication skills with interest in developing commercial acumen
  • An interest in the commodities industry
  • Ability to display initiative and flexibility in approach to work, be self-motivated and have a confident manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills and be proficient in Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Power BI and manipulation of large data sets
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