Role: Financial Analyst

Overall Objective

As a key member of the finance team the Financial Analyst will work closely with the Head of Finance and other senior stakeholders to analyse, refine and improve the outputs the organisation.

Reporting to: Head of Finance

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Extract data from ERP system through report writing; manipulate, analyse information and present key findings

  • Liaise with production managers to ensure that accurate job information is captured within the production environment by designing and reviewing job tracking dashboards

  • Review of job cycle times with the Production Managers ensuring that standard costings are updated on a timely basis and accurate stock valuations

  • Continuously seek improvements to systems, procedures and reporting capability to ensure operations are as efficient as possible

  • Drive financial improvement initiatives and assist in company-wide projects

  • Preparation and reporting on a wide range of KPI’s

  • Assist Head of Finance in preparation of monthly management accounts and collation of relevant MI for CEO and Board of Directors

  • Assist the Head of Finance in producing accurate gross margin reporting via clear and efficient reporting models

  • Work with the wider management team to ensure that no bottlenecks are occurring from sales order entry to point of sale

  • VAT, Intrastat, VIES and CSO returns

  • General book-keeping including Bank reconciliations, general expense analysis etc.

  • Assist the Head of Finance with the annual statutory financial audit

  • Any other duties as reasonably required

Qualifications & Experience

  • The ideal candidate will be a Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) or Qualified Accounts Technician with at least 2 years industry experience in the manufacturing sector

  • This role may also suit a candidate with a solid set of IT skills and educated to a degree level or equivalent

Person/Skills Required

  • Extensive experience of using an integrated ERP system including report writing skills would be advantageous

  • Proficient in the use of IT, with advanced knowledge of Excel; including macro building and pivot tables

  • Challenging, inquisitive & enthusiastic approach with an ability to take ownership and responsibility

  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail and a strong aptitude for analysing, reviewing and coherently presenting financial information

  • Strong time management, project management, decision making, communication and influencing skills

  • Agile in adjusting data presentation to suit audience

  • Ability to work in an evolving organisation and be adaptable to change

  • Flexible attitude and ability to multitask

Benefits package incudes

  • Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Bonus (dependent on company performance)

  • Pension

  • Life Insurance

  • Health Insurance Discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme

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