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Financial Analyst- Temporary Contractor

Requisition ID:  118010
Business Unit:  Services & Support EMEA Hub (1422)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We supports the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

Role Summary

The Finance Analyst applies analytical expertise in performing economic research on rates of return, depreciation and investments, and analysis of profit-and-loss income statements. Prepares reports and makes recommendations to management, while ensuring the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Core Responsibilities

  • Support the production of the Weekly tracker for S&S.
  • Support the production of the Monthly Rolling Forecast for S&S.
  • Ensure that the Customer Led Forecast (CLF) tool is kept up to date based on actuals.
  • Working closely with global sales & marketing teams to develop accurate and robust rolling sales forecast
  • Reviewing forecasts with sales team on an appropriate basis remaining fully conversant with customer activity including new offerings and de-listings
  • Organizes regular forecast validation meeting with S&S management
  • Remain fully conversant in sales orders received highlighting any opportunities and risks to the S&M leads and Material Management team
  • Ensure all new business forecasts are validated and acted upon quickly, highlighting any risk to forecast due to lead times, MOQ etc
  • Support the Demand Planning Lead in developing and implementing best practice and clear linkage to the sales forecasts
  • Support the Demand Planning Lead with the Monthly SI&OP review, and linkage back to the sales forecast to achieve the financial plan

Core Responsibilities

  • Build a robust process to provide clear analysis on significant movement on forecast accuracy and utilises root cause processes to provide improvements to the forecasting process, so ensuring a learning environment to support changing market requirements
  • Provides support to both Demand Planning team and Finance Department during annual budget and quarterly forecast updates
  • Support demand planning team in agreeing and communicating guidance demand forecasts for budgeting and RF process

Parker Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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