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Finance Analyst

Location: Multimatic Electronic Systems UK, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Posted: February 23rd, 2022

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Multimatic is a global automotive company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world.  Head quartered in Cambridge (UK) and with a team based in Toronto (Canada) its newly formed electronics division, Multimatic Electronic Systems (MES), will meet the growing needs of our automotive customers in electronics hardware and software control.  Combining our new products with Multimatic’s existing expertise in suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, mechanisms and mechatronics will enable us to go to market with complete active suspension, active aero and powered door products to our customers in the future.

We are seeking a Financial Analyst / Management Accountant to join our growing team in Cambridge with responsibility for all of MES (including our Canadian based team). We need someone with exceptional Excel and data analytical skills who is able to work with both our finance and engineering teams to report and present actionable data. We need someone who is capable of planning and developing forecasting and reporting systems that are easy to use and are automated as much as possible. And most importantly we need someone who will embrace our culture - finding ways to say “yes”, meeting all commitments, being flexible, embracing challenges and ensuring we deliver excellent solutions to our customers.

Facility Address:

Milton Hall, Ely Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6WZ

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a coordinated business forecasting, planning and reporting system.
  • With the General Manager, responsible for the development of annual business planning, financial budgets, and reforecasts.
  • Responsible for coordinating month end activities in adherence with Group and Corporate reporting timelines.
  • Responsible for coordinating the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Responsible for preparation of the monthly financial statements, analyse variances related budget and projections.
  • Work with Department Managers and the General Manager with financial and operational information.
  • Implement and monitor internal controls to ensure integrity and timeliness of financial information and corporate governance.
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset reporting.
  • Daily monitoring of cash, AR and AP.
  • Assists with the coordination of other divisional operating systems including reconciliation and close of all intercompany activities.
  • Responsible for the financial administration of suppliers.
  • Assists with the coordination of year-end financial activities.
  • Responsible for preparing government statistical reports.
  • Perform other duties as required (i.e., special/ad hoc projects). 

Requirements

  • Successful completion of a university degree in a relevant field with CPA accounting designation.
  • Three to four years accounting experience, of which two years is in a project driven Engineering (or related professional) environment with exposure to direct costing in an MRP environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (advanced excel skills); proficiency in and experience with SAP preferred.
  • Ability to successfully interact with all levels of employees and thrive in a diverse, fast-paced team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skill
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple conflicting deadlines

 

 

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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