Finance Analyst

Finance Analyst

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    Newbury, Berkshire

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    almost 2 years ago

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Senior Financial Analyst £50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits Newbury, Berkshire

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst for a rapidly growing global high end engineering company based in Newbury.

You will report to the Financial Controller and work closely with the Head of FP&A. As this is a newly created role, this individual will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of a first class finance function and be instrumental in driving change programmes, for example improvements in the management and accounting for inventory in the business.

Main responsibilities: responsible for developing inventory analysis reports and analysing variances. Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory and verifying accurate standard costs. Monitoring inventory transactions and serve as operations business partner to support inventory management. Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger, preparing monthly journal entries as needed. Special projects as required (including being a key player in the ERP upgrade to E10). This is a role which will interact across the business and therefore a maturity and gravitas will be required in order to be effective. This is seen as a key role within a growing organisation where there is a clear opportunity to make an immediate impact as part of shaping the role.

You will show a desire to promote change within the finance team and to support change throughout the business. Show a thorough knowledge and understanding of stock and cost accounting within the finance department in a corporate environment. Experience in understanding and developing standard costs, together with an understanding of variance analysis. A proven track record in a complex manufacturing environment is essential. A desire to add value and providing a valuable contribution to the wider business. The ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately. A proven track record of building relationships at all levels within the organisation

The successful Senior Financial Analystwill be a qualified (CIMA, ACCA OR ACA) accountant or QBE with solid cost accounting experience within a manufacturing / precision engineering business.

£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits Newbury, Berkshire

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.