Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Financial Analyst


Reference: JM0055

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £35,000.00

Maximum Salary: £40,000.00

I am recruiting an Interim Financial Analyst to complete a 6 month contract with a leading manufacturing business based near Wrexham. Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be responsible for preparing reports for month-end close, forecast reviews, business planning reviews, margin variance analysis, profitability analysis and project support. 


Responsibilities Include:


Forecasting Reporting

  • Develop forecast template structures, which combine data from different data sources and fulfil requirements of sales, marketing, finance and logistics
  • Update input files with Actual data and consolidate input to produce forecast reports
  • Analyse variances to highlight material topics and identify responsible individuals to develop corrective actions
  • Identify data flaws and jointly develop solutions with responsible IT/ finance individuals
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to continuously improve the forecast process


Monthly Net Sales & Margin Reporting

  • Extract and review actual data
  • Resolve data issues
  • Prepare financials and presentation material
  • Analyse results to identify major variances to prior year, plan and forecast


Additional Analysis & Financial Support

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis for the sales organisation and management
  • Prepare analysis for business reviews
  • Identify and implement standardisation opportunities


The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar role previously and will be readily available for work. You must have strong analytical skills and advanced level excel.