Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Korn Ferry Limited
Location
Reading
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Overview

As a Financial Analyst within our newly created Transformation Office you will be responsible for analysing key variances and calculating standard costs, reporting your findings back to the Chief Transformation Officer. You will play a key role in the company’s global transformation and work closely with the Leadership Team, in addition to further developing analytical skills as part of career progression opportunities at ConvaTec.

Key duties and responsibilities of a Finance Analyst

  • Cooperation with Initiative Owners and Finance teams to ensure consistent approach to valuation of Initiative impact (including validating all Initiative business cases)

  • Reviewing Initiatives submitted for Transformation Office Finance approval and prepare any necessary briefing for TO Finance Lead

  • Performing financial tracking of progress against commitments (both value delivery and timing)

  • Inventory & write off analysis including monthly obsolescence provision calculations, stock counting and WIP

  • Capital project spend tracking including accruals, commitments, expenses and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Project capitalisations, AUC, asset tagging, asset counting, depreciation and disposals

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Clear understanding of cost accounting in, with ability to interpret variances to support understanding of performance.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate these results in appropriate formats.

  • Understanding of fixed asset accounting including project spend management, depreciation and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Desire to not only implement company-wide best practice, but also to look continually improve the budgeting and reporting processes

  • Degree level in finance, business areas

  • Working knowledge of SAP (Standard costing, Inventory)

  • Advanced excel skills

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