Financial Analyst

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

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    Up to £20.60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Financial Analyst; Based in Crawley; 6 month contract; £20.60 paye per hour; 37 hours per week.

We are currently recruiting for a temporary Financial Analyst to be based at our client's site based in Crawley.The purpose of the role is to provide professional financial support to Reporting Manager, Functional Controllers and Function Managers.
Involved in month end, budgeting and forecasting this role plays a pivotal role in providing accurate, timely and reliable overhead and cost information and analysis to the business, with supporting analysis and commentary to help guide their decision making.

Responsibilities /Tasks

Support development, preparation of monthly financial results and distribution of Group & UK monthly financial reporting, ensuring tight deadlines are achieved.
Support the completion of Group Reporting Packages (Actuals, Budget, Forecast) ensuring accurate submissions are made in a timely manner.
Support the preparation of monthly Business Operational Review (BOR) reporting pack, including commentary and analysis as may be requested by Group, UK or business management.
Assist in the preparation of the statutory accounts, working with the auditors to obtain sign off.
Involved in planning and budgeting, liaising with key stakeholders to ensure headcount is aligned and cost centre pack and reviews are completed in a timely manner.
Provide professional financial support to the UK Function(s) management teams
Control and validation of UK Function(s) planning and budgeting processes (MYB)
Provide reporting and commentary for assigned areas
Support functions in developing financial performance indicators
Control and co-ordinate function financial processes such as Cost By Function and Group performance plan
Ensure financial control of UK Function(s) costs, Business recharges & recoveries
Prepare business cases as required and prepare monthly reporting of Fixed Assets (if relevant) for areas of responsibility
Provide clarity of communication and consistency of actions between Country Business Units (CBU), UK Operations Management team, Group and UK Corporate Finance.
Control of cross CBU budgets and forecasts, maintaining clarity and consistency.
Manage the Timesheet process Approval and training of Timekeepers and advise them on error correction and booking amendments.
Modelling of Material Burden for MYB (WIP models) process and control. Also review burden applied to projects on a monthly basis to ensure correct burden applied correction of errors.
Monthly Inventory / WIP reconciliations and calculation of Inventory provisions by reviewing stock levels against current and future demand.
Review Supplier advances / Milestone accounts ensure Average cost updates and journal corrections are posted.
Monthly recharging of Business Process Improvement Projects (BPI). Including reviews with Business Managers to ensure costs are controlled, correct PO's are in place and invoicing takes place
Ad-hoc task as requested


Strong Analytical skills, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, whilst still being able to see the "bigger picture"
Solid Excel skills -vlookups and pivot tables.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills, both within the finance community and across the wider business
Degree or part-qualified in accounting (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent).
Self-motivated, ability to work to tight deadlines both as part of a team and individually
Ability to deal with change and work in a continuously improving environment

Experience of budgeting/reporting Tools - TM1 & Cognos
Experience of Oracle

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

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