Financial Reporting Analyst

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
14011740/001
Contact
May Travis
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Fantastic opportunity for Financial Reporting Analyst to join a newly created finance team within a global manufacturing brand. Use your technical background in a commercial manner to drive the business forward and advise of strategy.

Client Details

Our client is a global manufacturer with a reputation for excellence based in the Cheltenham area.

Description

The Financial Reporting Analyst will:

  • Build relationships with and be the primary point of contact for Finance Managers, helping them meet group financial reporting requirements
  • Ensure key financial reporting deadlines are met to the highest level of accuracy and reliability, specifically monthly and quarterly set reporting schedules
  • Work with operating companies on all financial submissions helping them to ensure that accurate and reliable financial data is submitted into ERP system
  • Challenge inconsistent results, checking accuracy and reliability and flagging concerns
  • Understand and support the use of the financial reconciliation tool, making sure the flow of data though the various steps is accurate from start to finish
  • Promote the use of ERP at an Op Co level, adding value to the finance managers and their Operating Units
  • Own and deliver the weekly orders, sales and forecast report on-time and without error
  • Design/develop new and innovative ways of checking the accuracy of data submitted from multiple sources
  • Show overall improvement in key financial data quality via reconciliation, validations and checks, allowing us to present more accurate reports to the finance community
  • Become the expert on how key metric calculations are performed by learning the rules, validate and enforcing consistency
  • Identify needs and deliver training within the Finance Manager community
  • Work closely with the central finance team to resolve reporting issues, correct submission mistakes and provide support in use of the ERP suite of tools
  • Make sure that Group Information procedures are followed to ensure data integrity at all times
  • Make recommendations on how to improve existing reports and processes to align with business requirements
  • Profile

    • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    • Intermediate/Advance Excel skills
    • Previous experience using ERP systems advantageous (desirable)
    • Relevant industry experience (desirable)

    Job Offer

    Competitive basic + Flexible working & additional benefits

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