Supply Chain Finance Analyst

Reading Temporary £29,117 - £39,516
  • Are you immediately available or available on short notice?
  • Do you have a strong finance and analytical background?

About Our Client

A global FMCG business with an enjoyable working culture, flexibility around hours and working from home and a clear path to develop and progress.

Job Description

  • Financial cost card ownership and accountability for system data (SAP) for all live repack SKUs. Liaising cross-functionally to provide timely reporting of variances and PV drivers, along with ad hoc analysis as required
  • Support colleagues to understanding of risks and opportunities within Plan/Forecast with onward communication with recommendations of potential trade-offs
  • Liaising with supply chain and the BIFG teams to ensure that financial systems are getting the correct data from point of purchase through receipting of goods to the payment of the invoice - Supporting the timely remedy and escalation to senior management when errors occur
  • Take control of the collation, analysis and communication of repack forecasts for brands to facilitate accurate forecast builds that are robust & aligned to targets
  • Completion of period close accounting - Prepare and reconcile SOX controlled BIFG Accrual, preparing the journal, and identifying key movements and drivers ahead of review with senior management ready for journal to be posted. Periodic completion of associated balance sheet reconciliation and SOX controls. Posting periodic accrual/ cross charge journals as well as periodic resolution of any issues and escalate to senior management as applicable

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong academic background and excellent analytical skills (particularly numerical)
  • Strong communication skills. The ability to liaise confidently and assertively across markets, functions and levels.
  • High level of proficiency with data manipulation using software packages - Excel in particular essential. Accounting systems experience will be learnt on the job.
  • Assertive and independent with the ability to cope effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage a very broad agenda, and single-mindedly ensure key objectives are delivered.
  • Ability to prioritise support requests, align priorities and push back where resources are insufficient
  • Ideally prior knowledge of SAP system

What's on Offer

  • Contract extension
  • Potential permanent role
  • Flexible hours/Hybrid working
  • Supportive culture
Contact
James Bateman
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5405473
Phone number
+44 118 933 7026

Job summary

Sector
Financial Services
Sub Sector
Finance
Sector
Financial Services
Location
Reading
Contract type
Temporary
Consultant name
James Bateman
Consultant phone
+44 118 933 7026
Job reference
JN-032022-5405473