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Finance Analyst

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Finance Analyst

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 23 June 2024
  • Job Ref: J11464
We’re looking for people to join the Access family, who share our passion for believing in better, and who will help us continue to grow.   Love Work. Love Life. Be You. - is central to our success and how we give our customers the freedom to do more of what's important to them. What does Access offer you?  We offer a flexible, hybrid working environment where you can balance work and life while maintaining a strong office team-based culture. We deliver on what we say, taking the development of our people seriously. We’ll work with you to progress your success plan and provide opportunities to accelerate your career.  On top of a competitive salary, our wellbeing days taking you to 25 days leave a year and a health contribution, you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We’re an organisation that likes to give back, so you’ll also have three charity days allocated to support a cause that matters to you.   About the Role: We're actively seeking an experienced Finance Analyst with a deep understanding of SaaS operations to join our dynamic finance team. In this role, you'll play a pivotal part in optimizing costing methodologies and managing working capital to enhance financial efficiency. Your responsibilities will encompass cost analysis, inventory management, forecasting, and contributing to strategic financial decision-making. Responsibilities: Costing and Pricing Optimization: Analyse SaaS product/service costs to ensure accurate pricing and maximize profitability. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to determine optimal pricing strategies. Develop cost models to support strategic decision-making for new offerings. Manage 3rd party cost of sales reporting and month end booking accuracy Working Capital Management: Monitor and manage working capital components, including receivables, payables, and inventory. Develop strategies to minimise working capital cycles while maintaining operational efficiency. Fixed Asset Register Management Intangible asset amortisation and reconciliation Financial Analysis and Reporting: Perform variance analysis between actual costs and budgets, identifying opportunities for improvement. Prepare insightful financial reports and presentations to facilitate data-driven decisions. Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to costing and working capital. Process Enhancement: Identify process inefficiencies and recommend improvements for costing and working capital management. Implement best practices to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and data integrity. Leverage technology and automation to streamline financial processes. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. MBA or professional certification (CMA, CIMA) is a plus. Substantial experience in finance and accounting roles, with a specific focus on costing, working capital, and SaaS operations. In-depth understanding of SaaS financial dynamics, including subscription models and recurring revenue. Proficiency in financial software, ERPs, and advanced Excel for financial analysis. Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights. Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams. Experience with cost modeling, pricing optimization, and working capital management. Strategic mindset and the ability to contribute to high-level financial decision-making. Adaptability to evolving SaaS industry trends and business requirements. A track record of successfully implementing process improvements. What are we all about?  The Access Group is one of the largest UK-headquartered providers of business management software to small and mid-sized organisations in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia Pacific. It helps more than 100,000 customers across commercial and non-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Our products and solutions go beyond providing technology, we connect the right people with the right data, at the right time, through Access Workspace. At Access, we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. If you're excited about this role, (even if your previous experience doesn't align perfectly), you might just be the perfect fit for us! We wholeheartedly believe in equality for all and the transformative power of diversity.   Why not join our vibrant team where you can love what you do, love how you live, and most importantly, be authentically you? Let's make a difference together.  Love Work. Love Life. Be You.