FP&A & Systems Analyst – East Kilbride (hybrid)
Rutherford Cross
December 5, 2022
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting
Salary Guide
Up to £55,000 + Excellent Benefits


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be exclusively partnered with a global engineering firm to help appoint a Financial Analyst. The business has grown significantly in recent years through a combination of M&A activity and organic growth and has a worldwide presence. This position represents a key hire for the business in its West of Scotland operation. On offer is a salary of up to £55k + excellent benefits and a hybrid working model.

Ideally, we are looking for a qualified accountant with some degree of post-qualification experience. The business is happy to consider people who remain in practice or who qualified in industry/moved to industry. If you come from industry, you will ideally have good systems experience (Cognos/TM1 particularly advantageous) as you will be expected to take a share of ownership of the systems within the business over time.


Key Responsibilities

Financial Analysis:

  • Supporting the senior management team with ad hoc financial analysis
  • Collation of financial reporting analysis requested from the Group

Ownership of the Finance Structure within COGNOS:

  • Administration of the group finance structure within IBM COGNOS
  • Perform routine systems maintenance and updates as required
  • Own future amendments to the Group finance structure resulting from M&A activity
  • Build detailed system-driven excel reports for use by the FDs of the individual businesses within the Group and their teams
  • Resolve time-critical systems queries/issues as raised by the global finance teams
  • Support of existing TM1 reporting and processes
  • Where relevant, to act as a systems Subject Matter Expert and to advise and assist the Finance Team and wider organisation in this capacity

Assist with Group Internal and Board Reporting:

  • Fortnightly Reporting – Assist with the preparation of the Group Mid-Month report, ensuring integrity of numbers and completeness of commentary
  • Monthly Reporting – Assist with generation of accurate and complete commentaries for the monthly Group report and ensure integrity of numbers
  • Assist with the production of the Group Monthly Reporting Pack for the Executive team, Board and other external stakeholders
  • The above involves working directly with the GFC, CFO and the CEO

Involvement in the Group Cost Centre Forecast/ Budget Process:

  • Assist with the co-ordination of the Group Forecast/ Budget Process, including preparation of forecast/budget instructions, creating reporting templates, production of the Group Powerpoint Pack and management of the overall timetable


For an initial confidential discussion regarding this market-leading opportunity, please contact Harry Young at Rutherford Cross on 07494 280 500 / [email protected]

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