Group Financial Analyst

Job description

Talon has an exciting opportunity for a Group Financial Analyst to join our Finance team. Reporting into the Group Finance Manager, this newly created role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to take on responsibility for the provision of management information and KPI’s with a significant degree of autonomy. With a scope that covers the whole of Talon, a business which is growing at a great rate both organically and through acquisition, as well as internationally, the role will offer ample opportunity for development and progression.


Preparation of the monthly management pack.
Preparation of monthly revenue reconciliations.
Management of the expense control function.
Calculation and preparation of month end journals.
Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.
Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations along with supporting commentary.
Preparation and submission of VAT Returns and Corporation Tax computations.
Ownership of payroll and related fees, working closely with HR to ensure payments are accurate.
Ownership of the Fixed Asset Register.
Assist with the year-end external audit process and preparation of the annual Statutory Accounts as required.
Assist Group Finance Manager with the integration of newly acquired companies.
Creation and implementation of processes to improve control framework around the finance system.
Other duties as required by the Group Finance Manager.
Skills & Experience

Newly Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
Excellent attention to detail
Highly proficient in MS Excel and Power Point
Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Flexible with the ability to work under pressure and to meet targets and deadlines
Self-motivated with a positive and can-do attitude
Ability to develop strong relationships across Talon and maintain credibility with a range of stakeholders
Strong commercial business acumen
Previous experience of using Netsuite may be advantageous

The Package

Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Permanent Health Insurance
Private Medical and Dental cover
Access to private GP appointments
Annual Health checks
Eye Care vouchers
Free breakfast every day
Flexible working e.g. finish on Friday at 4:30
25 days annual leave, increasing every year by 1 day up to a maximum of 30 days
Birthday leave
Voluntary/Charity leave
Feel Good Allowance
Free fitness classes
Monthly massages
Season ticket loan
Cycle to Work scheme

The Agency

Talon Outdoor