Finance Analyst

Advantage Resourcing
Bracknell, UK
17 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently for a Finance Analyst to be based in Bracknell. This is an initial 6 Month Contract with the possibility of extension. Day rate £225 ltd pd negotiable

Finance Analyst

Job Location: Bracknell

6 Month Initial Contract


The Finance Analyst reports into the Financial Controller for Automobile and will be responsible for providing financial analysis and support for the Automobile Business and driving process improvement and efficiencies.

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

Part Qualified (CIMA / ACCA or equivalent)

Advanced Excel knowledge is a must.

A proactive and pre-emptive approach to matters; a naturally curious and questioning manner; the ability and desire to dig in and work hard to achieve time-critical tasks, where required.

SAP and Hyperion knowledge is desirable.

IFRS accounting knowledge preferred

Experience of dealing with FX calculations on a Pan-E level preferred.

Previous experience of working in a European environment is desirable.

A technically able accountant, with a good understanding of business in general, with commercial awareness and experience.

Well developed level of communication, networking and presentation skills

Ability to work in a constantly changing environment

Access knowledge is desirable, but not essential.

Main Responsibilities:

Provide cost centre support to business teams

Full ownership for delivering accurate monthly results, analysing variances against budget, reporting of variances to senior management by cost centre and spend type.

Support cost centre managers with the creation of operational budgets and the reforecast processes for quarterly budgets and longer term forecasting and planning.

Supporting improved training and process ownership within the business community.

Creating streamlined processes and efficiencies.

Support the production of monthly results across the business divisions.

Ensuring all system entries are completed accurately and within the given deadlines.

Working with the Shared Service centre to drive data quality and process improvement.

Ensure variances t budget are understood and provide commentary where required

Provide challenge to business division where required

Support the budget and forecast process across the business divisions

Ensure budget submissions are accurate and timely

Ensure budget conditions are communicated clearly and understood by the business

Provide challenge to the business division where required

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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