Finance Analyst

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum
16 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Analyst, Swindon, 6-12 months, GBP30-35K

Temporary opportunity for a diligent and hardworking Finance Analyst to join a US owned business easily accessible from the M4 in Swindon.
Ideally Part Qualified Accountant, preferably from FMCG or the manufacturing sector you will be comfortable communicating with the various other functions within the business and enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment.

The successful candidate will join the team to provide additional support to accounting duties undertaken by the group to support the businesses wider aims and objectives.
By being a diligent and hardworking person you will able to contribute to a range of tasks and responsibilities that will provide you with a role that is both challenging and rewarding set in a working environment that is built on open communication and team work.


- Maintain and enhance sales to revenue reporting process
- Using JDE to produce and report upon month-end information, resolving any Implement enhancements to reporting tools including exception reports, site-specific dashboards, and key metrics
- Producing underlying data to support the Global rebate calculations, reviewing data and testing spend
- Analyse and report on each operating sites share of the rebate provisions through an intercompany process
- Maintain a forward-looking analysis of the rebate provisions to ensure adequate accrual is made and forecasts are accurate
- Supporting the sales and operational planning process
- Monthly revenue and sales analysis
- Undertake ad-hoc project work as required and respond effectively to any queries

Knowledge/Skills Requirements

- Strong IT skills in Excel including macros
- Qualified or Part Qualified accountant, or with equivalent experience
- Proven overall accounting and finance experience
- Costing experience
- Experience with JD Edwards is a plus, or experience in any other major ERP
- Hyperion and/or other relational databases are a plus
- Team player with strong influencing and interpersonal skills
- Proactive self-motivated approach
- Strong analytical skills
- High level of integrity
- Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work in order to meet timetables and deadlines

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