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Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Stafford
Salary: £20 - £25 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10905
Contact Name: Ricky
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2017 12:26

Job Description

Skills: Financial Analyst
The R&D Analyst is the Finance reference point for the Stafford Site R&D Operation team to provide reliable data on all R&D projects. Ensuring processes are in place, there is consistency reporting of R&D to Stafford Site, HVDC Operation, WEA region, Product Lines and Central R&D team. 

The R&D Analyst is in charge of standardising the R&D reporting for the Stafford Site and work with all the Units in Stafford to ensure that they comply with the GE policies on R&D. 

Main duties and responsibilities include: 

• Control R&D spend by projects and by nature 
• Ensure consistent reporting of R&D costs in Stafford Site 
• Reconcile R&D project spend to spend by nature 
• Provide R&D spend information to Site Management and Product Lines, 
• Ensure that R&D projects are closed on a timely basis in SAP 
• Invoicing of R&D costs to GE Technology 
• Work with UK tax team to ensure that R&D tax credits are fully claimed 
• Be involved in the audit of externally funded R&D projects 
• Ensure compliance with GE Policies on R&D 
• Actively participate in the R&D OP process to make sure that is done in line with instruction and on time 

Qualifications & Skills: 

Educated to a degree level or equivalent. 
Part Qualified for a professional finance qualification. 

Desired Characteristics: 

• 3 years’ experience minimum in financial analyst position, 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear/concise manner 
• Works well under pressure and achieves deadlines 
• Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across various business functions 
• Highly motivated