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Finance Analyst

  • Location: North London
  • Salary: Up to £40000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 September 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011358_1659443002

Cedar are currently looking for a Finance Analyst to join a fast growing FMCG company based In Middlesex on a permanent basis.

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + study support

Reporting into: Head of Group Supply Chain Finance


  • The key responsibility of the role is to deliver timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis, insight and control of Supply Chain actual performance and forecasts. This includes the P&L's, savings projects delivery, bonus metric reporting and factory conversion cost per tonne
  • The role is the key administrator of the BPC system used to report Factory performance
  • The role is also responsible for accurate and timely consolidation of actual and forecast expenditure on capital investments, as well as being administrator of the sign-off process for individual capital requests
  • The role with manage the capex approval system go to contact for all factories relating to this.
  • The role will also manage the actuals and LV reporting to group and working closely with Group Engineering
  • The role also supports the Supply Chain Finance Manager on key elements of the end-to-end Standard COGs process including variance analysis and transfer price review and setting
  • Consolidation of factory results and preparation of weekly and monthly reports
  • Database owner / administrator for BPC reporting system
  • Preparation for and attendance of the monthly results calls, challenging and understanding of key drivers to performance
  • Analysis of factory conversion cost per tonne performance and analysis of drivers of variances to target
  • Consolidation and understanding of monthly Factory latest view forecast
  • Consolidation, reporting and analysis of the project saving trackers (cost reduction projects)
  • Ensuring that monthly Supply Chain Finance SOX controls are performance in line
  • Administration of the end-to-end capex process
  • Owner of the capex approval system, ensuring its up to date and providing support to the factories
  • Consolidation of monthly capital expenditure and reconciliation to Financial accounts highlighting any variances to plan
  • Assist in all aspects of the Supply Chain annual plan process as required, e.g. preparation and analysis of volume/transfer price files, factory budget booklets
  • Co-ordinate, collect, analyse, and challenge the annual Standards in close co-operation with Factory Finance and Procurement Finance


  • Strong analytical and business process skills
  • Advanced Excel
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Management Reporting and Financial Analysis (variance analysis and interpretation)
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA part qualified
  • University Degree

If you are interested in this role, please apply online ASAP.