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  • Job reference: RMS0194731

Financial Analyst

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/05/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
You will be responsible for providing financial and controlling expertise to the organization by compiling and analysing metrics, identifying trends and problems, communicating information to relevant groups, and recommending actions to improve financial performance of the business unit.

This will involve:

- Performing analysis of business performance versus budget and forecast and proposes improvement actions, including benchmarking of key performance indicators with external and internal peers
- Work with other finance professionals in Divisions/Regions/Countries/Functions to understand and analyse the drivers of financial performance and identify trends
- Preparing financial modelling for various "what if" scenarios and the overall impact to the business unit
- Supporting the preparation of relevant organization financial reporting, business planning, budgeting and forecasting
- Validating accuracy of financial data and business information and reports by performing reconciliations and review of exceptions
- Providing information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations
- Optimizing own performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplications, coordinating information requirements
- Ensuring processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with Group and unit requirements
- Maintaining 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:
The successful candidate will have a proven track-record in Financial Analysis, alongside excellent abilities with Maths & MS Excel.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
AAT Qualifications and experience in Oracle would be advantageous but not essential.

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the Data Protection Act 1998. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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