Finance Analyst

Solihull Permanent £45,000 - £48,000 per year
  • Supporting senior finance leaders with business dynamics insight.
  • Presenting recommendations for performance improvement.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading player in the manufacturing sector. With an expansive footprint, they pride themselves on delivering high-quality products and services to their customers. They employ a dedicated team of professionals who work together to achieve the company's ambitious goals.

Job Description

  • Assist with the end to end functional and Group budget and forecasting processes
  • Model and scenario analyse operational and commercial outlooks
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of key business drivers to senior business managers
  • Support high quality analysis and insights to maximise and shape growth and EBIT margin
  • Develop dashboards and reports for communication and understanding of cost base and margin
  • Work closely with the Group FC to ensure completeness and accuracy of the balance sheets
  • Provide visibility of all balance sheet & working capital movements and variance from forecast
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure accuracy of internal costing system and cost to serve for both customer and geographic perspectives
  • Assist the Head of FP&A with the reporting of financial performance, variance analysis, margin analysis and forecasting
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller with reporting of overhead cost base, variance analysis and anticipation of future resource needs to support growth and efficiency targets
  • Assist the FBP with dashboard reporting; including the interpretation of results and recommendations to improve performance
  • Assist the preparation of the weekly Flash analysis and monthly reports, including provision of commentary and insight
  • Provide ad hoc reports and analytics as required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Business/Accounting degree; CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualfiied or equivalent
  • Manufacturing background is desirable (costing and transfer pricing exposure)
  • Proven expertise in financial forecasting and diagnosis
  • Very IT literate & systems savvy. Microsoft Dynamics BC / Power BI
  • Accurate, detail conscious, quantitative and analytical skills, data modelling, problem solver
  • Strong clear communication both in writing and verbally, presenting data in user friendly format
  • Team player, collaborator, influencer, energised; yet able to work on a standalone basis
  • Responsive, Reliable & Results orientated.

What's on Offer

  • Salary range of up to £48,000 per annum
  • A competitive package
  • A supportive and collaborative company culture
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Louise Edwards
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6920

Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Louise Edwards
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6920
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