Financial Analyst

Reed Finance
Galashiels, Scotland
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed finance are currently looking for a Financial Analyst for an exciting permanent role. This will give you the opportunity to drive financial performance improvement, product costing, pricing and sales & margin forecasting.


This role will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

 Responsible for the customer repricing and forecasting processes
 Analysing historical results, quoted margins and projected margins, establishing financial goals & identifying improvement opportunities
 Performing analysis of preliminary month-end customer sales & margins
 Ensuring the integrity of the P&L and accounts
 Performing analysis of monthly financial results & reporting this information to the leadership team
 Participate in new product quote reviews
 Ensuring quoted margins & costs are maintained & that the team understands what is driving them
 Providing financial leadership & helping identify continuous improvement opportunities through lean initiatives
 Understanding customer contract terms relative to any commercial implications
 Ensuring proper accounting of customer financial results including Sarbanes-Oxley implications


You will be skilled and/or qualified in the following areas:

 A Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or a Professional Accountancy/Finance based qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA)
 Strong MS Excel knowledge
 Good decision-making, problem solving skills, organisational skills
 Advanced verbal and written communication skills
 Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment

Should this role be of interest please apply by attaching your most up to date CV. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Roddy Mackenzie on 0131 226 3686 or

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