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Finance Analyst

Published 08 September 2023
£42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Derby, Derbyshire
Job Starts: 8th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Finance Analyst | £40,000 - £48,000 | Derbyshire

Want to add value to improve business processes and profitability? Do you have an inquisitive mind-set with a desire to partner with non-finance stakeholders? If so, this could be the perfect next career move for you! The size of the business means they are able to offer excellent development prospects that will help to build on your existing skills.

Macildowie are supporting a globally recognised manufacturing business in the defence sector. They are looking to recruit a Finance Analyst in to their team on a permanent basis. Working from their UK office in Derby, you'll work closely with the Business Support Team and provide Financial Analysis and insight to improve outputs and support strategic planning.

So what is the job?

  • Working with the finance team and wider business to develop strategic models for use in the futures project.
  • Developing and maintaining agile cost and programme models.
  • Working with internal stakeholders to create and maintain cost information for use in internal and external reporting.
  • Working with the Business Support Team to ensure collective on time delivery of deliverables (to include reporting, reconciliations and other activities), preparation of month end statutory actuals and communication of any issues liaising with HQ, Finance Service Centre or external auditors where required.
  • Decision support and scenario analysis as requested by the Business and Business Partners
  • Preparation of forecasts, including communication of any issues, preparation of reporting packs.
  • Maximising the use of standardised models, ensuring the accuracy, meeting of deadlines and ensuring that all work is compliant.
  • Actively working with the business and associated finance business partners, supporting the Improvement Journey to Process Excellence and pro-actively engaging in improvement activities.
  • Participating in and helping drive forward the Finance Service Delivery Model, to help prepare the business for growth and efficiency.

Key experience needed (ideally one or more of the following)

  • Government contract reporting experience
  • Project Accounting experience
  • Experience of working in a Blue Chip company

What are you like?

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA preferred).
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Government accounting experience desirable
  • Forecasting, budgeting and cost accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of financial systems (SAP)
  • Contract review process experience.
  • Basic experience in the preparation of Business Evaluations/ business cases.

Package - £40,000 - £48,000 - depending on experience

If you want to join an industry leading business with potential to grow into a bigger role then give Tom a call/email today, lets start the conversation and tell you more about this great job. 07973833069

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