Financial Analyst

England, Oxfordshire, Henley-On-Thames
£25000 - £30000 per annum
27 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Blair Mills
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

This Financial Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to join a leading FMCG based in Henley-on-Thames. You will be responsible for contributing to and developing the financial reporting tools to support the senior management teams' decisions and the growth of the business.

Client Details

This instantly-recognisable FMCG organisation, based in Henley-on-Thames, is a true market leader that strives for passion, excellence and industry leading innovation.


Financial Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking and present findings to the senior management team
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Analyse financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Analyse past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
  • Investigating variances and exceptions and working with the accounting team to rectify and introduce procedures prevent reoccurrence
  • Work alongside the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Assist with the budget process including gathering and presenting information
  • Work closely with the sales team to maintain a rolling forecast of sales
  • Support marketing team to develop return on investment analysis for marketing campaigns
  • Complete monthly overhead reviews for marketing spend and the sales teams with the assistance of the management accountant


The successful Financial Analyst:

  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
  • A real team player who can collaborate internally and externally

Job Offer

This Financial Analyst job, based in Henley-on-Thames offers a highly competitive salary and one of the best benefits packages in this area as well as perks & offers unique to the FMCG industry.

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