Finance Analyst

Sheridan Maine (Midlands)
£25,000 per annum
09 Jan 2018
06 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

Our client is a very successful manufacturing business, part of a large international group who's headquarters are based in Birmingham. They make electrical products for b2b business buildings.


  • To ensure that the sales, gross margin analysis and cost production analysis are conducted and communicated in accordance with month end, budget, ad-hoc and Group deadlines
  • To analyse, communicate monthly reports
  • Advise departments about production variances and gross margins
  • Ensure Projects, such as Installation, Maintenance and Repairs are correctly accounted for
  • Reconcile Leased sales
  • Apportionment of overhead by allocation models
  • Conduct inventory management with all relating financial ratios
  • Ensure the slow moving inventories are fully provisioned
  • Ensure that the stock and scrap reconciliations are completed
  • Adhere to month end, budget, ad-hoc and Group deadlines
  • Work on the budget preparation, in conjunction with procedures
  • Liaise with auditors, as and when required
  • Manage productivity savings and capital expenditure
  • Always abide by and actively promote the Legrand Group Values and Code of Ethics

About You

  • Part qualified in CIMA is desirable
  • Experience of working within the manufacturing industry
  • Inquisitive mind with the ability to challenge systems and processes
  • Sage 200, Mapics and Microsoft Access software use is desirable
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Level is required
  • Be able to communicate well at all levels inside and outside the company
  • Be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Be well organised, able to plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Be self motivated and able to work unsupervised 
  • Be able to travel within, outside the UK and work away from base location as necessary
  • Able to work in a demanding environment
  • Current & valid UK driving licence required (travel within the UK and abroad when necessary)
  • Flexibility regarding working hours is essential.

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