Finance Analyst

Posted By: Jack Mohan
Salary: £50,000
Location: Cramlington
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Finance and Accountancy

We are working with a leading organisation specialising within the Packaging & Materials industry. This is a perfect time to join them in this period of Growth.

Job Purpose:

As a Finance Analyst, your primary responsibility will be to provide analytical financial support to the Supply Chain & Operations in our client’s Cramlington plant. You will play a crucial role in ensuring local finance and operational objectives are met while supporting the Plant Controller in maintaining robust budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes to maintain cost control.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize safety as the number one priority
  • Cultivate strong relationships with Operations
  • Handle ad hoc requests efficiently
  • Provide financial analysis and support for the Plant Productivity stream
  • Drive loss reporting and support investigating variances as required
  • Offer analysis to support cost centre owners’ understanding of variances
  • Provide analysis to support SC&Ops with inventory management
  • Complete capital reporting and investment appraisals to support AFEs
  • Support the completion of the AOP process for Cramlington for MOE, losses, and S,G&A
  • Assist in quarterly forecasts
  • Ensure accurate statement of costs by completing losses and inventory adjustments accounting for the plant
  • Assist in cost centre reviews for month-end close
  • Complete month reporting, including losses and savings tracker in Cramlington
  • Provide explanations to the SSC to aid in their understanding of Cramlington operations
  • Ensure SOX compliance as Process owner for Inventory Controls
  • Maintain and report Cramlington cycle count accuracy
  • Ensure costs are accounted for by the AD financial handbook
  • Support the Plant Controller in identifying and implementing process improvements in operations finance
  • Collaborate with SSC/Accenture for process enhancement
  • Support the implementation of key BI initiatives across operations in Cramlington
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and participate as necessary in SC&Ops projects and plant strategic planning
  • Pursue professional and personal development aligned with the development plan
  • Foster collaborative working relationships across the SC&Ops organization in Cramlington
  • Support increased use of ELS in the finance function
  • Aid in training SC&Ops in EVA concepts and decision-making tools


  • Educated to degree level and possess a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ICAEW)
  • 1-3 years of post-qualification experience in the industry (preferably manufacturing) or a blue-chip accounting firm
  • Advanced user of Excel and Google Sheets
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced Finance environment within a UK manufacturing site of a Multinational organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships
  • Must be persuasive/assertive with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Dynamic, proactive, and detail-conscious with a results-driven approach

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