Financial Analyst

18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Analyst - Tewkesbury - Immediate Start

The Masco UK Window Group is the UK??????s largest manufacturer of PVCu windows, doors, composite and glass offering the complete solution for specifiers, fabricators and installers across all market sectors. Part of the global MASCO Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and one of the world??????s leading manufacturers of brand name consumer products for the home and family, UKWG are a vertically integrated business which controls full product specification from R&D, through extrusion, frame, glass and composite manufacture.

Position Summary:

To assist the Financial Controller in providing financial information and analysis to support the business.
To work effectively within the Finance Team and across the business.


???Assisting with the preparation of the Monthly Actual Results comparing to Forecasts, Annual Operating Plans and Last Year in a robust, efficient Excel Model
???Analysing and interpreting data with concise appropriate commentary
???Developing and replacing the current Excel Model(s) with a new robust integrated Excel Model, automating data links to Oracle system
???Assisting Financial Controller in automating Stock Accounting including introduction of Bills of Materials and any associated changes to Finance processes
???Developing Action Plans with budget holders using Problem Solving Forms (PSF) techniques
???To assist with product costing, analysis and evaluation, including margins.
???To assist Financial Controller in the preparation of AOP's, LRP's and other forecasts.
???Deputising for the Financial Controller
???Maintaining process notes of tasks undertaken
???Any other duties as requested

Technical Competences:

???Ability to manipulate, analyse and comment on financial data, as appropriate
???Timely and accurate completion of month end duties
???Knowledge of Oracle system or similar MRP/ERP system
???Process improvement experience and change management implementation skills would be advantageous


???Knowledge of UK accounting principles and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) to part or fully qualified level
???Advanced Excel skills including:
o Design & best practice, complex calculations, good modelling standards
o Efficient set up including named cell and named ranges
o Protection and error elimination including data validation
o Data Analysis including building pivot tables, scenarios and sensitivity analysis
o Macros and automation including setting up appropriate macros
o Pulling data via from ERP SQL tables and pivoting/ linking into reporting
???Excellent analytical skills and an eye for detail
???Ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines
???Effective communication skills across all levels of the business
???Experience of working in a manufacturing environment

As you would expect from one of the UK's largest window systems company we've put people at the heart of the business by listening to what our customers and employees tell us. Whatever your experience, whatever career you want, you can be sure of all the support you need to reach your full potential and succeed with UKWG, after all, it'????s part of our promise, Your Success, Our Future

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