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Senior Financial Analyst - Tipton, West Midlands, United Kingdom, DY4 0

£40-50k

Biffa plc is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

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The Senior Financial Analyst has responsibility for all management accounts, and reporting for the Division. The role works closely with the divisional business unit Directors and Regional General Managers suggesting performance improvement initiatives, and ensuring robust financial controls are in place and adhered to.

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee preparation of monthly management accounts by Financial Analysts, including variance analyses and bridges, for each of the selected business units
Meet reporting deadlines and provide useful feedback/explanations of financial performance.
Compilation and distribution of divisional monthly financial reporting pack in conjunction with FBPs to provide financial and non-financial staff with useful financial data and KPIs as a foundation for sound commercial decision making and analysis.
Preparation of flash reporting in month for their respective business units/regions and prepare commentary on key variances to forecast and actual performance at month end.
Presentation/explanation of monthly results to divisional FD/MD and other senior personnel to enable understanding of profitability.
Oversee monthly CAPEX reporting and forecast updates to ensure adherence to budget and data availability for change programmes/new business cases.
Assist Finance Business Partners and operations in the preparation of budgets, forecasts and five year plans for the business units of responsibility to aid and assist accurate planning.
Oversee consolidation of budgets, forecasts and five year plans for the division (including central submissions and divisional outputs for presentations, etc.) to enable the business to meet planning deadlines with accurate and fully explained data.
Support the new business bids, pricing and financial modelling as appropriate for their respective business units/regions - for example Majors pricing in I&C.
Oversee balance sheet reconciliations to ensure controls are in place and being adhered to.
Deal with end of year audit queries to support the sign-off of year-end accounts.Requirements

Qualified or part qualified accountant
Advanced Excel and analytical skills
Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment
Preferably experience in one of the following sectors - logistics, manufacturing, production, business process outsourcing, waste and/or renewable energy.

BEHAVIOURS:

Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels
Proactive, conscientious and self motivated
Well organised with the ability to effectively plan and prioritise
Ability work effectively under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
Flexible with the ability to adapt and multi task when required
Enthusiastic and a flexible team player with high expectations of self and othersBenefits

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open and honest culture that's based on mutual trust and respect. We're very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and care about what our employees think. At Biffa, you'll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers, and to the communities in which we operate.

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We're committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You'll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business. In return for your efforts you will receive a competitive salary, company vehicle (or allowance) and benefits package including a discount scheme with many high street retailers and entertainment venues