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Fixed Cost Analyst

  • Salary: £250 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Sector: Commercial Analyst
  • Date posted: 26/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91482

My client, a large international manufacturing company based in Slough, is currently seeking a Fixed Cost 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.

Key Objectives:

Responsible for reporting, forecasting, analysing and presenting the operating costs for the full marketing & sales unit.


  • Ownership of fixed costs for the UK & Ireland.
  • Ensure timely & accurate reporting of operating costs in SAP and reconciliation to HFM.
  • Partner with budget holders to ensure stakeholders are fully informed on costs and to allow for accurate forecasting.
  • Provision of analysis to UK & Ireland Management Team.
  • Monthly forecasting.
  • Ownership of Annual Budget process.
  • Collaboration to achieve budget targets.
  • Line management of 1 direct report.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant with 2+ years post qualified experience
  • Strong commercial acumen, good business partnering and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of dealing with external auditor and corporate requests and requirements
  • Experience of manufacturing or FMCG/Pharma industry
  • Strong analytical skills, including data manipulation in systems (Cognos, Excel, Access)
  • Excellent Powerpoint presentational skills
  • Knowledge and experience of SAP, Cognos, Merlin XL & Hyperion
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