Elevation Accountancy & Finance are pleased to be working with a well known and respected manufacturing business in Barnsley as they look to bring in an experienced and dynamic Senior Finance Analyst for the operations and supply chain side of the business. This vacancy has come about as a result of a recent promotion and will backfill the person who has secured a managerial position within the firm. This role will work closely with the wider finance team but will sit in a dedicated team of 4 with regular interaction with stakeholders across both finance and operational stakeholders. Reporting to the Operations Finance Manager, this varied role is a key member of the European Operations and Supply Chain Finance Team responsible for partnering with the wider business to drive the strategic direction and financial performance of all sites. This will be achieved through stewardship and input into key processes including forecasting, costing, business controls and performance reporting. Business Partners include: Operations, Procurement, Product Management and LogisticsDuties & Responsibilities will include:- Budgeting & Forecasting - Support the business partners by owning aspects of the rolling forecasting process and partnering with key stakeholders to make decisions and document business plans (Integrated Business Planning) - Business Partnering; Work closely with all functions and non-finance individuals to complete business and financial processes while provisioning them with reporting, insightful analysis and recommendations- Responsible for regular KPI and variance reporting on a weekly and monthly basis- Present and review reporting with relevant stakeholders in regular weekly / monthly / quarterly meetings- Travel to two of the production sites (once a week to each) to work closely with operational stakeholders to help drive KPI performance, contribute to or lead projects to improve business performance (Please note: These sites are fairly locally based)- Procurement and Sourcing reporting and forecasting; Support the functional team by maintaining detailed spend and inflation reporting and forecasting that give insight on key drivers and potential mitigations- Modelling and maintenance of the costing system; Continuously review and improve the site costing model to update business systems ensuring costs are allocated based on cost drivers and represent the actual costs relevant to the site- Support local sites coordinating the Capex process to include validation of initial business cases, monthly capex forecasting and post project completion appraisals- Ad-hoc projects; Supporting the Finance Manager, also providing ongoing recommendations on how to improve the reporting moving forwards to make information accessible to allTo be successful for this role you MUST have the following skills:- Ideally CIMA or ACCA Qualified - 2+ years experience in manufacturing sector - Excellent analytical skills - Good reporting skills and ability to present data - Good attention to detail- Ability to recognise potential problems and identify proposed solutions- Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks- Strong Excel skills - Strong communicator and ability to deal with people at all levels The company promises to offer a clear and progressive career path for the right individual and the department is large enough to be able to provide good opportunity for advancement in the future. The company offers excellent benefits including:-- Competitive bases salary up to £45,000 (Dependent on Experience)- Car Allowance (£4,200 per annum) - 25 days holiday + Stats + 3 days shut down at Christmas - Westfield Health - Sharesave scheme - Subsidised canteen on site - Free Parking The role is perfect for a true business partner that is an expert in the provision of accurate and insightful analysis on revenues and costs with a track record of being successful in supporting site and functional teams. If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.