Financial Analyst

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    James.Doherty@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JD/130378_1606756005

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-11

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Purpose:

To support the UK based accounting function. The business has recently undergone a period of significant growth which includes a SAP implementation, so an individual comfortable and capable of operating during times of exciting, positive change is essential.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of robustfinancials, as well as driving their improvement through business partnering with the site team
    • Balance sheet reconciliations including complex intercompany analysis and query resolution
    • Review of internal control processes and the development of Standard Operating Procedures for SAP and non-SAP activities
    • Support the implementation of reporting and control process improvements
    • Support for timely month end deliverables to PLC HQ
    • Support for internal & external financial audits , and ensure the financial control environment is consistent with the Finance Policy, GAAP and/or IFRS
    • Support data integrity to support platform/program profitability analysis

Key skills and competencies required:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA / CCAB)
  • Experienced Finance Manager
  • Good communication & presentation skills
  • Willingness to adopt a hands-on ethic
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop & maintain good working relationships with colleagues across all levels and functions within the business
  • Must be flexible and willing to work extra hours required to ensure deadlines are met
  • Self-motivated, well organised, ensures their personal and department goals are met
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced Excel skills advantageous

Preferred criteria:

  • Manufacturing background
  • SAP experience is essential
  • BFC experience would be advantageous (Business & Finance Consulting?)
  • Large corporate experience advantageous