Finance Analyst

Posted 3 days ago by Page Personnel Finance

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious finance analyst to join an award-winning FMCG company based in Bedford. The role offers full study support, excellent exposure and long-term career progression for the right individual.

Client Details

The client is a renowned FMCG company with an international presence. Sustained growth in their Bedford offices has led to the need for a finance analyst to support a number of their sites.


Key Finance Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Proactively Business Partner with all Operations teams to ensure a good understanding of the key cost drivers and analyse how any current issues the operation is facing would impact on finance
  • Posting required journals to the system
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Variance analysis
  • Reporting to Board level
  • Ownership of the capital reporting process
  • Keep accrual and prepayment schedules
  • Maintain asset register and analyse depreciation in line with expectations
  • Report contractual KPIs
  • Presenting financial information to non-finance business partners


The successful Finance Analyst will be:

  • A Part Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with at least 2 years finance experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of business partnering in a previous role
  • Confident explaining financial concepts and data to non-finance colleagues and clients
  • Excellent IT skills, especially Excel and at least one major ERP system such as Sage, Oracle, SAP or Navision
  • A confident, clear communicator
  • A self-starter who proactively seeks out colleagues to collaborate on issues
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task to meet tight deadlines
  • Keen to progress their career in a company committed to personal and professional development
  • Live a commutable distance from Bedford

Job Offer

In return, the FMCG company offers:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • A full and comprehensive study support package incuding ample time off for revision
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension
  • Potential to earn future bonuses
  • Unparalleled exposure to senior finance staff including Directors and senior management
  • Valuable experience in a competitive industry
  • Opportunity for long-term career progression
  • Modern, open-plan offices
  • On-site parking

Required skills

  • Finance Analyst Analyse Report Reporting Business Partner Partnering Budgeting Forecasting Budget Forecast Stakeholders Study Support Variance analysi

Reference: 36538664

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job