Role details

Inventory & CAPEX Analyst

Redhill   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Analyst based Gatwick for Niche Manufacturer
  • Fast growing global business

About Our Client

Our client is a niche manufacturer with a strong brand in it's field. A truly global business with an exciting product line about to be launched this is great time to be joining.

Job Description


  • Complete the associated reporting to the US and relevant stakeholders in the EMEA region and complete the associated forecasting and report on any previous variances.
  • Aid the production timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and yearly management accounts.
  • Aid the Senior UK Finance team as required in the production of budgets and re-forecasts as necessary and aid in the production of cashflow and the management accounts.
  • Provide information to the relevant managers to enable them to monitor and manage their own budgets, to include where necessary assistance to allow them to better understand and so control their areas of spend.
  • Recommend new procedures and policies that will improve efficiency and identify non-value added activities and find costs effective ways of reducing them to a minimum.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the statutory audit and other requests for information from third parties by delivering requested information and explanations on a timely basis
  • Ad-hoc reporting and duties to support the FD and the senior management team and any reasonable duty as requested by your manager.


  • Analyse inventory levels suggesting areas of focus and improvement to drive reductions in levels and address root cause problems, including Cost of Poor Quality .
  • Perform month end stock reconciliations and create journals to adjust inventory and inventory provisions as required.
  • Drive the planning and co-ordination of, and attend the physical inventory counts and improve methods for inventory control, periodically attending to ensure they represent what is physically held and that any journals are correctly transacted, as owner of the company compliance requirements for inventory.
  • Monitor internal processes, to ensure recording and accruals are on the right levels, providing analysis on trends and issues as required.


  • Manage the Standard Product Costing of inventory items
  • Update and Maintain the Standard Costing System, and act as System Administrator. Aid the procedure of reviewing and updating the Company's standard costs for material, labour and overhead costs.
  • Assist in the setting up of new inventory items in the system, amend current inventory items, and ensure all data is accurate and up to date.
  • Work closely with procurement to ensure that material costs are accurately recorded for standard costing purposes.

Fixed Assets (tangible and intangible)

  • Manage the Fixed Asset process from start to finish, ensuring that best practise is established and then followed. To include the questioning and approval of, and accounting for additions, disposals, transfers and depreciation etc.
  • Perform month end reconciliations and create journals to adjust as required.

The Successful Applicant

The role requires Strong interpersonal skills and be able to clearly explain financial information and terminology to non-technical parties and to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation and with external parties such as auditors.

You must be able to cope with change and conflicting demands, with good personal time management and priority setting, and comfortable working to deadlines.

Experience of US GAAP, and/ or standard costing within a manufacturing environment would be an advantage.

What's on Offer

Competitive package with opportunity to be part of a truly fast growing global business.

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