Divisonal Finance Analyst
Market leading FMCG company
- Working within a Divisional Finance Team
- Team currently comprised of 2 fully qualified accountants and one part-qualified accountant.
- Reporting into Divisional Finance Controller.
- High profile role with Divisional Finance Director regularly presenting to the Board of Directors.
- Division comprised of 10 varied businesses with a combined revenue of c.£500m and trading profit of c.£50m.
- Monthly Divisional Reporting (less than 5 working days)
- Consolidate Divisional P&L and Balance Sheet to produce monthly Divisional management report focusing on performance against budget.
- Question businesses within the Division on performance, risks and opportunities.
- Not process driven, instead requires ability to pick out key information and present this clearly and accurately.
- Software used – Axiom and Excel.
- Group (1-2 working day)
- Answer Group queries (Group have 7 other Divisions also reporting into them).
- E.g. working capital analysis, sales pipeline updates, lead initiatives such as procurement savings, energy reduction, etc…
- Project Work
- Review business capex requests to drive growth/manage risks.
- Work with 10 diverse businesses to drive profit/cash flow improvements by understanding the business models/capitalising on opportunities and mitigating risks. Travel when required in the UK and infrequently internationally.
- Business partner to commercial teams in contract negotiations and bids.
- Help ensure finance teams in the businesses are fully supported.
- Annual Divisional Business Plan (Oct).
ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA Qualfied
- Experience consolidating financial results of numerous businesses/departments in order to analyse key trends, pose the right questions and present clearly. Comfortable producing a P&L and Balance Sheet using an understanding of basic journals Good commercial acumen Understand concepts such as NPV, IRR… experience appraising business cases an advantage Able to work accurately within a fast paced environment Excel - pivot tables, sumif, vlookups, modelling