Commercial Finance Analyst

RD Financial Recruitment Ltd
Bracknell, UK
16 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst - Bracknell - Contract - 6 months

A challenging and rewarding opportunity for a part qualified Finance Analyst to work with this global brand. You will have responsibility for providing financial analysis; key business partnering support and driving process improvement and efficiencies.

Experience of working in multi-national organisations with European FX required, as is a strong commercial awareness and experience.

Main Responsibilities:

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.

Assisting Commercial Accountants
  • Support the production of accurate monthly results across the business divisions and driving process improvement.
  • Ensure variances to budget are understood and provide commentary where required
  • Provide challenge to business divisions where required
  • Support the accurate budget and forecast process across the business divisions ensuring budget conditions are communicated clearly and understood by the business

Ad Hoc Analysis and Investigations
  • To support process improvement and change within Commercial Finance
  • To support ongoing and new projects

Qualifications, skills and experience required:
  • Part Qualified (CIMA / ACCA or equivalent)
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • 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
  • Well developed level of communication, networking and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing environment
  • Access knowledge is desirable, but not essential

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