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Finance Analyst

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35,000-40,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 9
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-378184

Reed Accountancy are working with an international manufacturing business in Sheffield who are looking for an experience Finance Analyst to strengthen their finance team. 


  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Generous Holidays
  • Excellent Pension
  • Company Bonus scheme


Job Summary

The Finance Analyst is responsible for the financial reporting for the operations of the business through data analysis, cost modelling & information reporting. Increasing productivity, reducing costs & implementing effective efficiency measures through detailed cost analysis.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Full interrogation of financial results in line with organisational objectives.
  • Identify operational processes, inefficiencies and recommend necessary improvements.
  • Managed Working Capital control including Inventory Management
  • Data gathering to generate meaningful information for driving improvement initiatives through interaction with peers.
  • Education and support to manufacturing management teams with regard to departmental costing reports (including the provision of the reports)
  • Promote cost awareness through informative reporting.
  • Development of a robust costing and estimating process
  • Overseeing the implementation of new systems
  • Project management
  • Adherence to SOX compliance & internal controls
  • Provide adequate cover to Financial Manager / Controller


Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Accountancy degree qualification or equivalent.
  • 5-7 years relevant experience.
  • SOX compliance experience.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Dedication to Company and departmental goals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.

Qualities & Attributes

  • Good communicator.
  • Working to strict deadlines & compliance.
  • Initiate and implement improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates a proactive and motivated attitude.


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