Finance Analyst - 12 Months

Job Title: Finance Analyst - 12 Months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Reference: 3417423_1536339419
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2018 17:57

Job Description

Finance Analyst - 12 Month Contract - Leading FMCG Business - Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - £30,000 - £35,000

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting for a leading and growing FMCG business based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire for a dynamic Finance Analyst on a 12 month fixed term contract. Reporting into to the Financial Controller with scope to take on more duties throughout the contract, this is an exciting opportunity to join an extremely successful and well-known brand. The client is seeking an experienced finance professional to support in the preparation and analysis of weekly and monthly reporting in order to support the business. Your

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Regional Financial Controller in budgetary cost control, forecasting, variance analysis and reporting
  • Preparation of management accounts and KPI's
  • Support weekly and monthly variance analysis to aid decision making
  • Assist in all aspects of relationship management with third party suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Liaise with the site depot managers to understand core risks and opportunities
  • Support in maintaining overall financial control and managing the risks within the Outbound Logistics Area
  • Introduce appropriate checks to ensure accurate reporting
  • Responsibility for accuracy of financial data
  • Prepare for review monthly KPI summary
  • Prepare monthly cost bridge causal
  • Review monthly accounts before finalisation and advise of if any adhoc journals needed
  • Prepare expense reports and also prepare routine journals for period end
  • Prepare weekly labour reports and submit and prepare weekly flash report
  • Develop effective cross functional working relationships at all levels within the business e.g. sites and Group Finance
  • Support RFC's to prepare budgets for region and to prepare forecast for region (timescales tbd)
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis

What you'll need to succeed

For this exciting Finance Analyst role you will need experience within a similar role, AAT qualified, Part-Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA or qualified by experience. You will have strong communication skills to build internal relationships at all levels and manage a multitude of relationships externally, with the ability to work closely with non-finance members. You will have strong MS Excel skills and be a quick learner who can work on their own initiative in a fast-moving environment. Experience within the FMCG sector would be advantageous but not essential.

What you'll get in return

This varied Finance Analyst role is offering a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum over an 12 month fixed term contract, based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Competitive benefits include on-site parking, contributed pension scheme, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and flexible benefits programme. A great opportunity to join a leading FMCG business where you can really add value.

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