Finance Analyst

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
Glenrothes, UK
18 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst - Permanent - Glenrothes - up to £50,000 DOE

Our client is a world leading defence systems & solutions provider and we are seeking an experienced Finance Analyst within our Business Programme Finance department supporting programmes based at our Glenrothes site. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a key and trusted business partner to the Programme and Manufacturing Teams with a focus on forward planning and business decision support.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading on the provision of finance support to a Business Division and Manufacturing function.
  • Monthly Forecasting Process (Bookings, Sales, Profit, Cash)
  • Management of monthly cash and Internal/External forecasting, understanding any variances to forecast
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including commentary and analysis for inclusion in Management review packs
  • Risk & Opportunity management
  • Support Gate Reviews for New Business
  • Support the timely completion of the quarterly EAC process
  • 5 Year Plan and Annual Operating Plan, ensuring linkage with investment requirements
  • Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes
  • Act as the "financial conscience" of the business and ensure Business and Financial Policy adherence.
  • Other ad-hoc analysis as required by the business and wider finance teams
  • Understand and communicate the link between programme and financial performance across the business fostering a Business partnering relationship

Skills / Experience:
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Experience in working in a fast paced Matrix Organization
  • Project Accounting experience
  • Commercial & Business acumen
  • Previous experience in a business facing role essential
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Proactive, "hands-on" approach
  • Good communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Good working knowledge of SAP, COGNOS, BW and MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Company Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

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