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Finance Analyst

Posted 6 February by Michael Page Finance Ended

An experienced, proactive and ambitious Finance Analyst with the capability to develop strong business relationships is required to support a manufacturing business growth by providing financial analysis, modelling and planning.

Reporting to the Finance Director, this is a hands-on role for a Finance Analyst to ensure any projects undertaken at this fast growing multi-million £ Company.

Client Details

manufacturing company based in Cambridge is a dynamic, innovative company specialising in manufacturing and sale of unique, quality products within the healthcare industry.


This is an exciting opportunity for a sharp Finance Analyst with corporate experience in new product development to support the team as they commercialise their product development process.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Set up and coordinate the business planning process to include 5-year strategic plan, annual budget process and quarterly forecast process
  • Partner with key stakeholders and coordinate across UK, China and Australia businesses
  • Develop and manage budget / forecast model incl P&L, BS and Cashflow (incl FX exposure)
  • Produce insightful commercial analysis to support strategic and operational decision making including NPD profitability, cost saving initiatives, sales performance and margin analysis
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the financial performance of the business


The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre, qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), with post qualification experience, able to combine financial discipline with commercial acumen to meet the challenges of the role.

You will have worked in an SME or blue-chip company, ideally within the manufacturing or FMCG sectors, and have experience of providing financial analysis and forecasts, presenting your recommendations to the business.

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA / ACCA or equivalent) and degree educated (ideally)
  • Proven financial modelling and forecasting experience
  • Knowledge of SAP Business 1 or other ERP system
  • Experience of managing projects and working in cross functional teams as well as business partnering
  • Highly analytical and commercial, and able to draw actionable insights from data
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • Foreign currency exposure (desirable)

Job Offer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated, commercially minded Finance Analyst to join and develop with this ambitious, multimillion £ entrepreneurial business.

£40,000- £50,000, pension scheme, plus an unlimited supply of snacks, fruit, fresh coffee and company socials!

This role has potential to develop into a senior position for the right person and to establish an FP&A team

Reference: 34403758

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