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Financial Analyst

  • Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus plus benefits
  • Location: Marlow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1038969
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, a world-class manufacturing company behind some very famous brands, is recruiting a Financial Controller to join the European Headquarters based in Marlow.

The role will involve strong interactions with various functions across the Company, within the EMEA region - CEO, CFO, VPs, countries' finance teams and department managers.

Our client is offering a salary of up to £40,000 plus 10% bonus plus excellent benefits.

Key Duties

  • Supporting the monthly closing process by actively managing the results, incl. creating accruals or journals to be posted by the accounting team
  • Delivery of accurate and complete monthly reporting for actuals and the year to go forecast
  • Monthly capital expenditure reporting and forecasting
  • Preparation of production cost estimates and standard vs. actual product costing analysis
  • Analyse purchase price variances and recommend actions to avoid or minimize them
  • Monitoring and control of the marketing budget and regularly reviewing it with the central marketing team
  • Aligning the intercompany recharges for advertising and promotional activities with both the Central marketing team and the countries' marketing managers
  • Participate in other projects for internal process optimization and cost saving initiatives
  • Analysing and presenting the monthly results to the department managers, while identifying potential risks and opportunities
  • Supporting the budget process, including planning, reporting and presenting
  • Developing new reports and analyses to drive profitability and strategic decisions
  • Actively participating in the development of new and improvement of existing processes and proce-dures for internal control


  • Part qualified ACA/CIM/ACCA
  • Good understanding of financial KPI's
  • Analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of a team
  • Confident and persuasive individual with inquisitive mind
  • FMCG sector experience preferred
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Excel (Advanced level), PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience with SAP and QlikView desirable

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).