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Senior Finance Analyst

  • Job reference: 928443
  • Location: Stirling
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Finance Analyst
  • Date posted: 06/02/2020

The Accountancy and Finance team at The Orion Group are delighted to be working in exclusive and retained partnership with an exciting, growing and acquisitive business in Stirling. Supporting the finance team and wider business delivering key analysis into the company performance and financial results. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to influence, challenge and build relationships. In essence the ultimate goal will be to drive financial performance improvements through analysis and presenting findings to the business unit leaders and ultimately the Board.

The Role

  • Develop and improve forecast models to enhance the current process.
  • Manage forecasting process on a quarterly basis, accounting for new information and challenging business performance.
  • Challenge status quo and interrogate business processes such as job costing.
  • Build and maintain relevant working relationships at all levels of the group, must be comfortable presenting information to the board.
  • Identify process inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Design and implement KPI suite.
  • Implementation of a BI suite.
  • Translate financial information into key actions that can be implemented within the group. Finding the root cause of any issues.
  • Working with complex data sets, turning this into manageable information for the group (Finance and Non Finance personnel). Excel skills will be key with a focus on production of complex financial reports with integration into management packs.

The Candidate

Strong attention to detail is key, coupled with an ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. you will be highly proficient in the use of Excel and in particular VBA experience would be advantageous. There is a need for the person to have a strong can do attitude with the drive to see a project through.

It would be preferred that applicants are fully qualified, though candidates with experience in the above tasks will be considered if not. A strong background of Financial Analysis within a manufacturing environment is essential.

The Opportunity

An excellent opportunity awaits the right applicant with our client who are and will be growing continuously for many years to come. As a result you will be very career minded and constantly driving to improve performance and processes. My client, in turn, will give you structured career development plans and an opportunity to grow with the firm and progress your career.

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.