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Senior Finance Analyst

  • Job reference: 923511
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 21/02/2019

Senior Finance Analyst, Burnley, To £45k per annum (Pro Rata), 6 month fixed term contract.

Working for a major manufacturing company that has a worldwide reach, our client in Burnley are looking for a Senior Finance Analyst for a permanent, fixed term contract for six month to fulfill the following role….

Major Responsibilities;

  • Month End Project accounting: Work closely with the financial controller to ensure an accurate Day 2 close, Process monthly project settlement on behalf of Commercial Managers, Co-ordinate and control monthly project affiliate billing with Commercial Managers and SSC ensure all project billing completed accurately, Validation of correct accounting treatment for long term contract accounting has been performed ensuring correct Revenue Recognition & POC% on each project by review with Commercial Managers, Perform balance account reconciliations in respect of project related balance sheet items to ensure accurate and explaining any significant movements (deferred revenue/unbilled, project WIP, and cost accruals)

  • Management Reporting: Flash reporting of Results Pre-Close and Post Close, Compile monthly financial reporting pack to cover the business, Welding, Inspection RSA/ME for review by leadership team. The report pack to cover MTD, YTD, PTD complete with variance commentary and action. A summary of the position on each project to be summarized (Revenue Recognized | Unbilled Revenue | Deferred Revenue | Cost Expensed | Project WIP | Specific Project Accruals, Monthly Reconciliation of Project Module with FI module within SAP

  • Forecasting, Budgeting: Preparation & consolidation of fortnightly forecasting and annual budget information Development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan models

Education Required:

  • ACA, CIMA, ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified with a strong exam track record.
    * Bachelor's degree

Work Experience Required:

  • 3 Years experience in Commercial Finance or Management Accounting role.
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Excel, including extensive data analysis/filtering, pivots, lookups & Macro creation preferred
  • Experience of developing systems to transform finance

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to interact & communicate at all levels within the business and outside the business (verbal & written)
  • Customer focused approach to Finance
  • Team player with drive and ability to work and often multitask in a fast changing environment to meet multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to quickly absorb, analyze and summarize financial data in way that is meaningful to management
  • Demonstrable problem solving through financial analysis
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within a team
  • Strong work ethic and driven to succeed
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Macros, Power Point)
  • Experience in Project Accounting would be advantageous although not essential
  • Systems & Process orientated; focus on process improvement and value stream mapping

This role is commutable from Burnley, Blackburn, Preston, Rochdale.


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.