Operations Analyst

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Operations Analyst

Smiths News Head Office – Swindon

£30,000 – £35,000 Per annum

Successfully convey financial information to non-finance colleagues providing best in class financial insight into the performance of the Distribution Centres. Provide complete and accurate financial information that can be relied upon by the business. Ability to work alongside and challenge the Distribution Centre managers.

Key Accountabilities

Support the timely and accurate delivery of period end, half year and full year close processes and associated reporting

End to end accounting for Smiths News 38 Distribution Centres

Ensure excellent financial data quality and consistent application of the chart of accounts

Timely, insightful and accurate production of financial reporting for the Distribution Centres

Provide insight into the performance of the cost centres and variance to forecasts/budgets

Balance sheet reconciliations

Support the external audit of the subsidiary entities

About you

Part Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or Qualified by Experience

Strong Excel skills

Ability to manage and analyse large volumes of data

Analytical mind

Able to build and maintain strong working relationships within finance and the wider business

Innovative mind set, and the emotional intelligence to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner

About us

200 years ago we started delivering the nation’s newspapers.

Today, we’re proud to be the UK’s largest wholesaler of newspapers and magazines serving 25,000 retailers from superstores to corner shops.

Service and efficiency put us at the forefront of our industry and with 55% market share we are the leading player in one of the world’s fastest moving supply chains. Our teams go further, when others stop, striving to meet to the highest standards in all we do

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