Cost Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Castleford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27000 per annum + study support + flexible working

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently working with a leading manufacturing organisation based close to Castleford who are looking to expand their supply chain finance function. This PE backed company have gone from strength to strength, even in the last few challenging months and have a recognisable product throughout the high-street.

They now have a new opportunity for a Cost Finance Analyst to focus on business partnering with production side of the business. This role requires someone with a finance background who can confidently articulate numbers to non-finance individuals. As the Cost Finance Analyst your role will focus around providing insightful analysis to drive factory performance and profitability.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Finance Business Partner, your responsibilities will include the following:-

-Ensure robust controls are in place for accounting entries
-Product costing
-Ad hoc financial analysis to support key strategic decisions
-Stock and inventory analysis
-Monthly budget reports, providing weekly analysis and commentary
-Presenting KPIs to the supply chain finance department
-Keep the company systems up to date with product updates, new product launches, product materials / labour costs and overheads rates
-Work as part of the Supply Chain Finance team, sharing learnings, and complying with the financial controls and reporting timetables in line with business requirements
-Completion and ownership of accurate and controlled balance reconciliations
-Wastage analysis and stock take reviews
-Building solid relationships across the entire business to effectively manage key workflows in a timely manner and identify areas where work processes and decision making can be improved

The successful candidate will be someone with a few years' experience working in a finance function within a manufacturing or supply chain environment. You must be confident in dealing with non-finance individuals and be an extremely strong user on Excel with an excellent analytical skill-set.

For further details please contact Lucy Campbell or Emma Dugdale.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk