senior financial analyst in port talbot

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job type
permanent
salary
£ 30,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
port talbot, neath port talbot
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
permanent
salary
£ 30,000 per year
reference number
ADRO - FinAnalyst1
phone
01489 560129
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job description

Finance Analyst

Are you a fully qualified, proactive and dynamic Finance Professional looking for a new challenge?

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Finance Analyst in the Finance Business Partnering team in Port Talbot. This is an exciting time to join an area of the business going through a significant transformation and investment programme.



Outline

Within this role, you will work with key business areas, supporting and advising tactical and operational decision making through insights that drive better business performance. The incumbent of the role will provide proactive, expert financial direction and decision making advice to partnered leaders, supporting or challenging with alternatives as appropriate and acting as a trusted sounding board.

You will assist in the preparation of business cases and evaluations appropriate to area supported (e.g. capex) and take end user accountability for the development, maintenance and operation of specified systems and processes within their area of responsibility. The successful application will be required to have system knowledge to report and analyse financial information in a non-standard way, responding to stakeholder queries in an accurate and timely manner.

You will also be expected to utilise best financial practice in evaluation and monitoring of financial data appropriate to area supported (e.g. cost base) in the context of optimising our results. Within the role, you will ensure all non-standardised reporting requirements occur in an accurate and timely manner, such as OGSM trackers, PIT scorecards, project initiatives, contract trackers etc.



The Role

The main purpose of the role is to work with key business areas, supporting and advising tactical and operational decision making through insights that drive better business performance. The Senior Finance Analyst will be responsible for a small team delivering a value added service to the management team. This will include:



* Providing proactive, expert financial direction and decision making advice, supporting or challenging with alternatives as appropriate.
* Identifying and implementing opportunities to improve the performance of the business.
* Participate in the evaluation and implementation of investment strategies to achieve optimisation of the financial return and risk profile.
* Development of detailed financial plans and forecasts.
* Routine management of the production of monthly operational reports and commentary, including variance analysis, expenditure monitoring, materials analysis and CAPEX.
* Monitoring adherence to internal controls and policies.
* Leading the development of financial processes and reports, with a continual focus on improvement.
* Responsibility for the continuing professional development of the team.



Who we are looking for



* Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
* Qualified with a recognised accounting professional body (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
* Possess previous relevant accounting experience and be knowledgeable of financial processes, concepts and principles in a manufacturing or engineering environment
* Be IT literate; have strong Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel and demonstrate experience with SAP
* Be a good communicator, able to work off own initiative to achieve set objectives and continuous improvements and have strong interpersonal skills to manage ones time appropriately with a ranging customer base
* Be able to demonstrate the interpersonal and management skills in order to lead a team of professionals in delivering an excellent service to your customers



What is in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including a defined contribution pension scheme, quarterly business related bonus, 35 days holidays per annum.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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