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  • Job reference: RMS0189867

Finance Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/01/2018
  • Duration: long term contract
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/03/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
Provide financial and controlling expertise by compiling and analysing metrics, identifying trends and problems, communicating information to relevant groups, and recommending actions to improve financial performance. Reporting to the UK Controller. As the Service develops over the next 12 months, this role will also develop, to deliver appropriate scope & with appropriate reporting lines

Main Accountabilities

1. Business Analysis
Perform analyses of business performance versus budget and forecast and proposes improvement actions. Performs benchmarking of key performance indicators with external and internal peers. Work with other finance professionals in Business Unit / HUB Countries / Functions to understand and analyse the drivers of financial performance and identify trends. Prepares financial modelling for various "what if" scenarios and the overall impact to the business unit.

2. Financial Reporting
Supports preparation of relevant organization financial reporting, business planning, budgeting and forecasting. Validates accuracy of financial data and business information and reports by performing reconciliations and review of exceptions.

3. Information and communication
Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.

4. Optimisation
Optimises own performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplications, coordinating information requirements.

5. Internal control and documentation
Ensures processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with Group and unit requirements. Maintains proper audit trail and documentation for future tax/ internal/external audits and reviews.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
* Revenue recognition under IFRS / US GAAP
* Advanced excel skills essential
* Experience of working in professional services environment
* Experience of working in organization with multiple locations, including branch offices
* Time Management - deadline driven
* Presentation & communication (written & verbal) skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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