Senior Finance Analyst

Job Reference: BBBH72847

Posted by: Hafsa Akram

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Industry: Financial Services
Peterborough, UK

Description of role:

Senior Finance Analyst

Peterborough (3 days onsite)

Initial 3-month contract

Certain Advantage are working with a large manufacturing company that operates in the Automotive sector. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance Analyst.

You will be responsible for the preparation of complex and interpretive financial analyses and reports. Supports the annual budget process, expense and/or staffing forecasts and statistical reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares complex financial analyses and reports for department management.
  • Prepares analyses, reports, and special studies for management.
  • Business partners with organizational unit(s) to develop annual budgets, expense and staffing forecasts, and statistical reporting.
  • Prepares and consolidates financial data statistical reporting, including financial performance, variance explanations, and cost analysis.
  • Coaches or leads less-experienced Financial Analysts.


  • Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Financial Analysis – Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and determining corrective actions to resolve identified issues.
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting – Utilizes financial forecast data to provide forward looking projections to facilitate decision making; partners with stakeholders to analyze trends and validate assumptions to provide a forecast that aligns to the organization’s goals and strategies.
  • Financial Reporting – Analyzes financial data by evaluating results and solutions to support business decisions; prepares and presents financial information by summarizing data to communicate results in compliance with regulations and stakeholder expectations; partners with stakeholders to drive financial performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies.
  • US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles – Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.

If you are a Senior Finance Analyst seeking a new opportunity, please apply now.

Reference: 72847

Hafsa Akram

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