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Operations Finance Analysts

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    £25000 - £27000 per annum + Free onsite parking

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    Stefan Hutchinson

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My client is looking for an aspiring Finance Analyst with experience in a FMCG environment. This is open to candidates who are looking for an opportunity to develop their finance career but is a great opportunity for the right person.

This is a great opportunity to move into a great Retail/FMCG company who are responsible for brands who have become household names.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide management accounting, data management & analytical support to Operations Finance Team.
  • Manage data & analysis input for Manufacturing Variance reporting:
  • Collate and process data
  • Evaluation of data & results to ensure full accuracy & validity.
  • Ensure reconciliation of variance results to financial accounts.
  • Resolve queries & correct errors, engaging with business stakeholders as needed.
  • Maintain & assist in developing finance models to ensure robustness & integrity .
  • Assist in production of reporting, analysis & KPIs for Operations Finance.
  • Report to agreed weekly & monthly deadlines.
  • Support with other Operations reporting and data analysis, financial & non-financial.
  • Assist with month end management accounts in regard to overheads for Operations cost centres & associated reporting and analysis.
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations for Operational accounts.
  • Understand and assist Operations Finance & Local Master Data teams with control of standard costs for materials and finished goods in M3 system; ensuring accuracy, availability and timeliness alongside relevant analysis & reporting as needed.
  • Support with Local Master Data processes relevant to Finance eg. change control and finance costings.
  • Assist Financial Accounting Team with processing of cash & banking.
  • Support annual budget process particularly with regard to co-ordination & input of standard costs to M3 system.
  • Support wider Trading & Operations Finance Team as and when required with ad-hoc projects & analysis/reporting.
  • Provide absence cover for key finance tasks within team as required, specifically cover for all aspects of weekly operational variance reporting.

Key requirements


  • Financial / Management Accounting experience ideally with a background in cost accounting
  • Qualification level AAT / QBE equivalent
  • Thorough & attention to detail
  • Ability to spot errors, investigate & resolve in a self-sufficient manner
  • IT & technical literacy, specifically Excel with ability to organise large data sets
  • Able to organise own workload & prioritise tasks effectively
  • Good communication skills & able to speak with people at all levels.


  • Studying towards CIMA
  • Previous experience of M3 or ERP system
  • Experience in a similar manufacturing environment

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