Finance Analyst (Temporary)
Finance Analyst (Temporary) ** 3 – 6 month contract ** ** Competitive salary on offer ** ** Based in Leicestershire ** ** Reputable manufacutirng engineering business ** ** Immediate start ** The Company My client is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of ultra-precision applications used extensively across a wide range of NextGen industries including: Formula 1, Automotive, Aerospace, Telecommunication Optics, Bearings, Broadcasting and Space technologies. Current situation The business is currently recruiting a new Finance Director and whilst the company searches there is a requirement for a highly calibre temporary finance analyst to support the UK Finance Team with upcoming projects including Budget and ERP Systems upgrade. Finance Analyst Priorities of the Position The key business priorities and accountabilities of the position will be to: Support the Finance Manager and Finance Business Partner in completion of the 2019 budget work. Prepare department spend reports and budget analysis. Support department managers in their understanding of their current spend including providing copy invoices and additional ad hoc analysis. Review of the completed department budget schedules. Input of the department budget schedules into the ERP system. Support the finance team with the upgrade of the current ERP system as required. This is likely to involve some data entry. Lead the financial due diligence on any relevant acquisitions Serve as Functional Line Manger to the Finance and IT Teams and coach and develop staff. Finance Analyst Critical Competencies To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will need to demonstrate a proven track record in successful financial analysis within a manufacturing/engineering business Finance Analyst Functional expertise and market knowledge: Appropriate Finance qualification or studies if part qualified; Must have a rounded knowledge of Excel and preferably used to utilising an ERP system such as Microsoft Dynamics Navision; Experience with Standard Costing / Manufacturing would be advantageous; Good awareness of commercial, operational and financial issues is desirable.