Finance Analyst

Main Responsibility

  • Support the implementation of appropriate business analysis to identify trends, opportunities and risks, including preparation, analysis and follow up of month end management accounts.
  • Support the delivery of the processes as detailed within the Finance Calendar and ensure the integrity of the information provided to Senior Leadership.
  • Provide support to the delivery of the business planning process to ensure that challenging but achievable financial targets are built into budgets and strategic plans, liaising closely with Business Units to link strategic plans to the financial outputs.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of KPIs to provide the business with relevant metrics.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement, identifying and implementing process improvements as required.
  • Support the requirement of the Executive and Supervisory Boards through providing appropriate business analysis and financial support.
  • Support ad-hoc projects as required.

Our Ideal Candidate

Essential:

  • Qualified accountant (or equivalent) with strong financial analysis skills
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and adopt a challenging approach to deliver robust and accurate financial data and information to meet business needs
  • Comfortable engaging with a wide range of internal stakeholders
  • Self-starter who can work on their own initiative
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and ‘right first-time mentality’

Desirable:

  • FMCG reporting or analysis experience
  • International exposure in a multi-currency environment
  • Finance systems experience

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

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