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Energizer Senior Finance and Costing Analyst in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

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Position Summary

The Senior Finance and Costing Analyst is a core member of the EMEA Integrated Supply Chain F&C team. The team provides analysis and decision support to Leadership for various operations including product costing, Sourcing and Supply Chain P&L's, Slow Moving Inventory.  The role leads Product Costing in areas of building standards, supporting marketing and commercial initiatives. 



  • Financial Accounting and Reporting for Product Costing. Build annual standard costs.

  • Price variance analysis, manufacturing and usage variances analysis.

  • Complete a reconciliation template of annual budgetary changes for management review. Make revisions at management direct.

  • Create and provide estimated new/potential product costs for business opportunities.

  • Financial Forecasting and Budgeting for Supply Chain

  • Provide business decision support through ownership of costing and any other relevant ad-hoc analysis. Make recommendations and drive improved performance.

  • Execution of the standard costs process.

  • Maintaining product Bill of materials (BOM's).

  • Ensure that appropriate balance sheet provisions are consistent with local and U.S. GAAP, SOX requirements and follow all corporate policies.

  • Reviewing and developing existing systems, tools and processes to ensure; Internal Controls are effective, the integrity of financial information, and that services provided to the business are efficient and cost effective.

  • Collaborating with Global Product Costing team, Marketing, Demand Planning, Warehouse & Logistic, Supply Planning, Packaging Center of Excellence teams to support corporate initiatives. Proactively participate in the sharing of new/innovative practices that enhances efficiency and effectiveness.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Solid experience in an accounting role focused on Manufacturing/Costing role.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to synthesize and effectively convey findings to management and functional areas.

  • Proven ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced environment, ability to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.

  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively manage those relationships.

  • Experience effectively working across multiple departments to complete a project or resolve an organizational challenge.

  • Highly organized, with excellent time management skills in order to manage deadlines and multiple projects effectively and efficiently.

  • Advanced computer literacy skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.

  • Flexible and adaptable to change in accordance with business needs.

  • Good team player, comfortable working as part of a matrix environment.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA Qualified with strong experience in manufacturing and costing within an organization of similar size and complexity, ideally gained within an FMCG environment.

  • Good exposure in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis.

  • Experiences in system implementation a plus.

  • SAP experience is preferred. Excellent excel skills preferred.