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Finance Analyst

  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Sector: Financial Analyst
  • Date posted: 22/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91011

My client, a large international manufacturing company based in Slough, are currently seeking a Finance Analyst to join them on a 6-month contract. This term could be extended for the right candidate.
You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 1 week's notice, and be able to work via your own limited company or an umbrella company.


This role will work alongside the Senior Analyst to ensure robust delivery of management information in line with the wider IT strategy and analysis of data for use by Financial Planning and Analysis Team, Finance Business Partners and other key Stakeholders

· Assist with financial analysis of month end and forecast data
· Provide support to the business partner teams in extracting appropriate data from Cognos
· Carry out month end processes to help deliver the required management information in the specified time frame to allow detailed financial analysis to be performed
· Carry out Cognos month end reconciliation and provide month end support
· Provide forecasting support to the UK Business
· Ensure that budget data is captured in the systems
· Assist with month end reporting requirements
· Provide financial modelling in Cognos TM1
· Ensure robust controls and checks around data integrity are in place
· Work with the Senior Systems Analyst to provide improved processes to improve efficiency

Experience & Skills required:
· Part/fully qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
· Strong analytical skills
· Advanced MS Excel skills (especially formulas & V-Lookups)
· SAP experience
· Recent experience with Cognos TM1 and Cognos BI
· Experience in the manufacturing/FMCG industry for large international companies
· Excellent process and organisational skills

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