Interim Commercial Finance Analyst - East Lothian

£170 + holiday pay - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2896 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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iMultiply are exclusively engaged to appoint an Interim Commercial Finance Analyst based in East Lothian paying £45,000 on a day rate basis.

The Company

This is a site of a multinational, multisite business dynamic business with a good culture, environment and senior finance leadership team. Furthermore, it’s a company which can offer ample career progression and development opportunities due to its reach and a number of exciting and high value projects. This is a business that is never prepared to stand still, striving for excellence is in its DNA and its constantly looking to expand its market share, brand & reputation.

The Role

The role of Interim Commercial Finance Analyst will be responsible for a significant revenue target of the business and will play a crucial part in the financial planning and analysis of this unit. The role is designed to provide support during a key period of activity for the business for a period of 3-6 months. There is likely to be a permanent opportunity at the end of the initial period. 

On Offer

The office premises are based in East Lothian with parking facilitates available onsite. This position will offer a day rate of £170 a day (£45,000). 

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to and deputising for the Commercial Finance Manager with a dotted line to the Commercial Financial Controller
  • Production and presentation of monthly and quarterly reporting packs
  • Business partnering with Departmental Heads to provide valuable insight and assist with strategic planning
  • Variance analysis with ability to understand and challenge discrepancies
  • KPI setting and reporting
  • Budgeting setting and monitoring
  • Short, medium and long-term forecasting
  • Performance analysis including analysing pricing, costings, service line profitability etc.
  • Assisting with high value projects and CAPEX requirements
  • Liaising with group finance for year-end, statutory returns and internal/external compliance
  • Adhoc duties

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified Accountant – ACCA/CIMA/ICAS/ICAEW
  • Highly analytical with strong FP&A exposure
  • Ability to engaged, interact and influence senior non-financial stakeholders
  • Advanced user of Excel, financial modelling would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills