Financial Analyst - Manufacturing
Permanent up to GBP35K plus excellent benefits
The role of Finance Analyst will be responsible for preparation, analysis and reporting of financial performance of the Loughborough Manufacturing Plant.
Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Participate in month end closing
Preparation of month end journals, PPV, OPEX, manufacturing variances
Balance Sheet reconciliations
Prepare for weekly soft close meetings, reporting on Absorption, Production Variances, Inventory Movements & any month to date issues
Provide analysis of operating cost centre budgets and monthly variances
Partnership with wider UK & US finance team
Assist in the preparation of Estimates & the Annual Operating Plan
Assist in the Annual cost revaluation.
Work closely with manufacturing on master data integrity to ensure data accuracy at source.
Liaise with Internal and External auditors on various accounting matters.
Skills and Experience
Relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing finance role.
ERP experience essential
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to communicate key financial information to non-finance personnel in a clear, concise way
Ability to build strong professional relationships with colleagues across differing functions
Sound analytical skills, good planning/organisation skills, attention to detail
Self-starter with the ability to identify problems and find solutions
Ability to prioritise effectively and to work to tight deadlines
University degree or equivalent higher education qualification.
Study for a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA) will be required.
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.