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Finance Analyst

Salary: £30,000 - £35000 + CarStart date: ASAPLocation: DerbyContract type: Permanent

Job description

Finance Analyst

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Analyst will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the financial processes of the Derby operation (reporting/forecasting & governance). 

The individual will business partner the Department Managers and their teams providing insightful analysis and challenging operational performance.

The ideal candidate will come from a manufacturing background.

Location: Derby

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (DOE) + Car Allowance

Skills: ACCA, ACA, CIMA, SAP

The role:

  • Accurate reporting of the sites operating cost base including detailed analysis of the variable and fixed cost base and understanding of the financial variances.
  • Working as a business partner to key operational managers to drive continuous improvement in the understanding of the link between financial and operational performance through gaining a detailed understanding of the operation.
  • Supporting the Finance Manager to prepare, analyse and sign off quarterly forecasts, annual operating plan and three year plan.
  • Continually assess the financial reporting of the sites operation to ensure the financial reporting suite is in line with the changing operational environment of the site
  • Maintain all financial controls established within the site to ensure continued compliance to the companies financial policies and procedures.
  • Own the site financial training programme.
  • Actively participate in achieving overall objectives of the site management team and the companies finance team.

Skills required

  • Qualified or part-qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA).
  • Commercial awareness and experience working within an operational environment.
  • Ability to challenge operational managers and translate operational efficiency in to financial impact.
  • Ability to provide credible support to non-financial managers within the business.
  • Good IT knowledge and literacy – knowledge of SAP preferable.
  • Strong team player but also happy to work independently on own initiative.

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