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Financial Analyst - Operations


Role Purpose

To support operations with the provision of financial reporting, support business decision making, performance monitoring and the development of key performance indicators.


Role Dimensions

A key member of the Operational Business unit

Regular interfacing with Operations including, Production, Supply Chain, Product Design & Development and Sales

Close working relationship with Commercial Finance and FP&R and Operational Finance


Principal Accountabilities

Business Unit/Boat Line reporting

Finance lead for Business Unit/Boat Line performance

Drive & support financial accountability within the Business Unit/Boat Line

Implement robust costs to complete processes to monitor projected boat build costs (EACs)

Support the company’s budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning process

Support the budgetary process to underpin the new model development program

Undertake regular reviews of other operational cost centres as designated

Other project based tasks as and when required



Qualified  Accountant with at least 1-2 years post qualification experience preferably in a manufacturing, construction or engineering environment

Strong IT skills (in particular Excel); exposure to SAP would be advantageous

Ability to work and communicate with all levels within the Company in a continually evolving environment

Will need to be confident, articulate with strong analytical skills and a “can do” attitude


Key Tasks

Developing methods for cost monitoring on each boat under construction, in particular, comparing stage of build against schedule and EACs – this will include both labour and materials

Regular boat reviews with the appropriate business manager/production manager

Monthly Cost Centre reviews with business manager/production manager with appropriate analysis providing support, where necessary, at business reviews

Providing month end accruals for WIP boats

Assist business manager/production manager with month end commentary on boats revenue recognised and in WIP

Support Finance with appropriate data for budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning and long term contract accounting

Regular updates detailing business performance

Develop, in conjunction with the Operational Finance function, KPI and Dashboard reports

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