Financial Analyst

Job Description:

Background To The Company

Arrow ECS is a specialist IT distributor providing enterprise-class solutions and services focused on data storage, network security, enterprise software, virtualisation and access infrastructure.

Working with our channel partners, we optimise the efficiency with which organisations can store, manage, protect and deploy their data, equipping them with secure access to business-critical information at any time, from any location, on any device.

Through close alliances with the world’s leading vendors, we deliver innovative solutions, complemented by an impressive portfolio of expert professional services and IT training.

We support our channel partners from initial consultation, planning and design, engineering build through to implementation and post-sales care.


The role is offering an exciting mixture between finance and reporting, this is a perfect opportunity to progress career in Finance and work within a global organization. Reporting to Senior Financial Analyst, the role will support the Management Accounts Team in providing high quality analysis and business requirements and helping to drive the business’s overall management and strategy.


Duties will include but are not restricted to:

Management Accounting

  • Perform weekly margin analysis and process financial adjustments as necessary
  • Monitor compliance with revenue recognition guidelines
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for margin adjustment control accounts
  • Assist with month end processes and reporting
  • Prepare reports and analysis as required by the business, incl. deal losses summary
  • Review and approve sales credit requests
  • Liaise with business’s Shared Service Centres to ensure correct coding and posting of invoices
  • Support with processing customer rebates, including reconciliations, credit notes, business queries
  • Compliance approval of business events to confirm adherence to antibribery regulations and internal policies
  • Support with quarterly commission calculations
  • Provide support to the wider business and address any queries
  • Build relationships with key finance stakeholders
  • Ad-hoc projects as requested by Senior Financial Analyst

Person specification

  • Recent graduate or individual at the beginning of their finance career
  • Ideally at least 1 year experience within finance environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly numerate
  • Sound analytical skills, good planning/organization skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Positive attitude with a strong leaning toward continuous improvement
  • Experience of working with Excel would be advantageous

Competencies (Individual Contributor)

  • Accountability – Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaborates – Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieves results, takes on new opportunities and tough challenges
  • Customer Focus – Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer centric solutions
  • Innovation – Creates new and better ways for the organisation to be more successful

Hours of Work

The company’s standard hours of work are 9.00am – 5.30 pm with one hour for lunch, however due to the nature of this role flexibility will be required in order to meet the needs of the role.


Arrow is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse working environment by providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. 



UK-Harrogate, United Kingdom (Otley Road)

Time Type:

Full time

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For any great company, the biggest asset is its people. Arrow Electronics is no exception. Our global workforce of over 18,000 employees in many locations around the globe, strive each day to deliver the products and services that create value for our customers and suppliers worldwide.

Arrow is an award-winning Fortune 200 company and a global provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow offers many challenging and rewarding career opportunities for motivated individuals who are driven to succeed.

At Arrow, you'll be part of a team dedicated to global growth and innovation in an industry that is changing the world. Plus, we work with state-of-the-art technologies and some of the biggest players in the industry. You have the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary for personal advancement and gain visibility through shared leadership with peers and management. At Arrow, we'll encourage you to develop your talents and discover new challenges every day.

Arrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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