31 May 2021
Interim Finance Analyst (FMCG) 6-9 Months

 May 31, 2021 Sam Patterson
Consult Recruitment NZ > 31 May 2021Interim Finance Analyst (FMCG) 6-9 Months

31 May 2021
Interim Finance Analyst (FMCG) 6-9 Months

A bit about the company: A market leading manufacturing FMCG company with premises in South Auckland. They have a great culture and a recognisable household product that has been incredibly resilient through Covid. A bit about the role:
  • Manage monthly close for business support functions
  • Deliver accurate & timely monthly reports that explain variances to budget, latest estimate & last year
  • Proactively monitor and discuss cost management with department heads
  • Complete assigned balance sheet account reconciliations monthly and resolve variances
  • Ensure all latest estimates & budgets are prepared in accordance with business directives, and that timetables are adhered to
  • Business Partner to department heads ensuring they have clear and accurate information and financial support on their projects
  • Deliver accurate & timely reports to explain total business performance to the Leadership Team
  • Support in the co-ordination of planning, budgeting & forecasting cycle 
  • Drive the business and finance team to achieve the desired results with regards to the planning & forecasting processes
  • Support with financial analysis for key strategic projects
  • Model & analyse strategic alternatives
  • Identify key drivers, external trends, internal & external benchmarks and assumptions to assist with strategy formulation
A bit about you:You will ideally have experience in a manufacturing or FMCG environment, if not a large complex business background will suffice. 
  • Advanced excel skills & commercial acumen
  • Strong strategic analytical skills – ability to review complex, ambiguous/incomplete data, pulling out key insights 
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to search out facts without prior process/guidance 
  • Passion for delivering results, taking ownership and translating insights into concise practical plans for execution
  • Strong interpersonal/communication/influencing skills to win support and drive decision making
  • Ability to visually present analysis, key insights, facts & figures in a compelling way; tailor content to audience 
The role:
  • Looking for someone who can start at short notice, ideally immediately.
  • An initial 6-9months 
  • Based in South Auckland
  • Hourly rate c.$40-60 depending on experience 
  • Immediate start contract - 6-9 months initially
  • A leading household brand - Based South Auckland
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