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Finance Analyst

  • Job reference: 927883
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 25/09/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Finance Analyst for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the Berkshire area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose

To provide finance support and business partnering for Managed Services.


Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Provide finance support and business partnering for the Managed Service business
  • Key responsibilities include sales calculation and reporting support (including true up for customers), inventory monitoring, balance sheet reconciliations, capital expenditure analysis and customer KPI's
  • Support for system enhancements/new customer on-boarding
  • Involvement in/driving standardisation, process improvement & sharing best practice
  • Promote & support financial awareness and education for business partners
  • There will be extra demands around the month end and quarterly close and reporting deadlines
  • An ability to adjust to changing timetables and short lead times is frequently required
  • Considerable planning, management and involvement is required for each year end close
  • Sarbanes-Oxley requirements / audit timings will dictate work patterns
  • As an integral member of UK finance team there is a requirement to be involved in projects and the implementation of new initiatives
  • Other Working Relationships
    Managed Service Business Leaders/Project Members/Stakeholders
    · Treasury
    · Tax COE
    · GFS (Prague)
    · Finance Community at all levels across all regions
    · Project Members / Stakeholders

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Qualified with professional Accountancy body (e.g. CIMA, ACCA) with min 4 years post qualified experience
  • 5 years' relevant experience working with a finance department
  • A strong understanding of cash flows and project analysis tools
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills, with an ability to influence people at all levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Experience of SAP/Ariba/Atticus
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Methodical approach with a commitment to accuracy & timeliness of analysis

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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