Finance Analyst (US & European Markets)

Oakleigh Resourcing Ltd
South Manchester (easy access M56 / M60)
Circa £40,000 depending on experience plus excellent bonus + benefits package
30 Nov 2017
30 Dec 2017
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified


This is an exciting internationally focused brand new role. 

CIMA or ACCA qualified (or PQ) you will have worked in international multi-currency markets, with stakeholders across different time zones plus the following skills and experience:

  • Expert-level analytical & financial modelling skills
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases & financial software packages
  • Strong presentation, reporting & communication skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Significant experience developing and working with costing and pricing models
  • A good track record in financial forecasting

Reporting to the FD you will join the Finance team (5) who are responsible for management accounting, compliance, all customer orders and transactional processing. 200+ different products are shipped from 20+ suppliers across Europe to warehouses in the UK & US for distribution to 100+ European & 500+ US customers. Our Supply Chain team (4) is responsible for the purchasing, transportation and storage of all goods via 3rd party suppliers. We also have an International team (2).  US exports have grown from <£2m in 2015 to £18m in 2017. As a result of our phenomenal growth we were ranked No.7 in the Sunday Times International 200 league table.

The Finance Analyst will sit between these teams to provide expert commercial and operational support to maximise ongoing growth and profitability. This is a multi dimensional, cross functional role requiring stakeholder engagement supplier and customer facing. Key responsibilities are:

  • Develop Pricing, Costing & Forecast Models to support US export growth through close co-ordination with our US distributor
  • Develop Costing & Business Intelligence systems to support European profitability
  • Credit note analysis - maximise customer service & minimise lost revenue

Our client Carrs Foods is a £50m t/over fast moving entrepreneurial business without the bureaucracy and formalities of the bigger corporate. An international branded bakery business, our brand portfolio includes St Pierre, Baker Street and Paul Hollywood Ready to Bake Breads. With 24 employees we are customer focused with a strong reputation for innovation. All production and logistics are outsourced.

The international scope of the Finance Analyst role means there will on occasion be a need for a flexible approach to hours and some international travel may be required. Carrs Foods offers flexible working - start times (0800-1000 hrs daily). It’s a great place to work.

If you would like a further chat about your interest in this exciting new role then please call our retained Consultant – Elaine Rippon of Oakleigh Resourcing on 01477 534491. To apply please email your CV with details of your current remuneration package to  you can also view the role profile and person specification on

Oakleigh Resourcing are our exclusively retained Consultants. No agency CVs please.

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