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Financial Analyst

  • Job reference: 929352
  • Location: East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire
  • Salary: GBP26000 - GBP30000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Finance Analyst
  • Date posted: 30/01/2020

Orion Group are delighted to be working on an exclusive basis with a growing multi-national company based in East Kilbride in the search for an experienced finance analyst to join an expanding finance team on a permanent basis.

Working in a finance team of around 10 you will be based in modern offices with on site parking and up to date equipment to assist you with the job such as dual screen PCs, recent applications and a large work station.

What is involved in the role:

Budgets and forecasts

  • Develop and improve the financial planning models and ensure all have been documented in the correct manor with relevant notes attached
  • Create / design annual budgets and plans to work alongside the business and challenge key assumptions
  • Thoroughly forecasting on a quarterly basis taking into account all possible scenarios


  • Build the relevant relationships with management, i.e. finance, marketing, sales, IT
  • Work alongside these relationships to understand the business and its current state
  • Streamline processes to improve productivity
  • Challenge and seek opportunities to increase income and reduce cost
  • Provide financial analysis when required
  • Create special products to improve process efficiency
  • Look to identify and eliminate non value add processes currently within the business


  • Display senior management with the analysis and information they need to make key decisions in a timely manor
  • Measure KPIs for the business (UK and Overseas)
  • Strong on Excel usage, you will be preparing complex financial reports, charts, tables and other displays when requested

Key personal attributes of the candidate:

  • Self motivated
  • Ability to conduct research, analysis and resolution of complex issues
  • Must have commercial acumen
  • Open and flexible, you will work closely with the team and CFO
  • Strong can do attitude

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Economics, College or University
  • Very strong and demonstrable experience of Excel (Pivots and Vlookups) to a high standard to ensure finance modelling skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail (limit mistakes)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines

Ideally candidates will be available for interview on short notice and have a notice period of no more than 1 month as there is a short handover period required.

For more information please contact // 0141 483 7356

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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.