Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This market leading Cambridge based engineering company with an outstanding global reputation is looking to recruit a Big 4 Qualified ACA or equivalent Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant.

As a newly qualified accountant you will play a key role in the newly formed Financial Planning and Analysis team. The role will report directly to the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Involvement in business critical special projects requiring analytical support and finance leadership;
• Support for M&A activity (buy and sell side) including due diligence, execution support and integration ;
• Preparation of value adding, recurring and ad-hoc business analysis activities in support of the leadership team;
• Based on the long term business plan, helping to evaluate the future need of the business and to identify key areas of focus; and
• As required, play a supporting role in the Group financial planning and forecasting cycles

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified chartered (or equivalent) accountant, ideally with a big 4 background and have proven experience in the following areas:

• Analysing and presenting complex problems in the absence of perfect information;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, clear and concise thought processes and the ability to lead others to a conclusion;
• Preparation of high quality financial analysis and reports for key internal stakeholders;
• Independent thought and the use of initiative to identify and creatively solve problems; and
• Working and engaging with non-finance personal and managing differing interests

The following experience would be useful, but is not essential

• M&A activity: target analysis, due diligence and deal support/execution and Manufacturing environment with an overhead recovery model.

Our client offers excellent benefits including 25 days holidays discretionary bonus, pension, healthcare and other flexible benefits.

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