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Finance Specialist

Primary Location: STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom Job ID R22011227 Zip Code TW18 3AG

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Job Description:

Finance Specialist – Staines, UK

We are looking for a Finance Specialist to join our UK Finance & Accounting team with the role based in Staines, UK.

The Finance Specialist will help position Finance firmly in the 'business partner' role, supporting local Operational Managers and providing financial insight to UK and Regional finance staff.

What you’ll do:

  • Business planning reviews.
  • Cost planning and analysis.
  • Month end closeout reporting.
  • Weekly financial Forecasting and attending associated Region review meetings.
  • Maintain local financial governance and control.

What you’ll need:

  • Strong analytical ability
  • Confident in own abilities with excellent communication skills                   
  • Self starter with the ability to work under pressure and exercise own initiative.
  • Between 3 and 5 years previous experience in a finance role supporting profit center managers. 

You will possess a degree in Finance or be at or close to finalist level for a recognized UK professional accountancy body (CIMA/ACCA/ACA). Knowledge of logistics operations is an advantage but not essential. Some UK travel is required.   

What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • A fast-paced working environment in the engine room of the global economy
  • First-class opportunities for career progression – thanks to our ‘promotion from within policy’
  • Excellent benefits package including company pension , discounts at major retailers (e.g. Apple), cinemas and attractions (e.g. Alton Towers, The London Eye) and many more
  • A company pension scheme, holiday pay, discounts at major retailers (e.g. Apple, cinemas) and attractions (e.g. Alton Towers, The London Eye) and many more benefits
  • Industry-leading training
  • Promotion from within policy
  • Private healthcare (AXA) for employee*. Additional family cover can be arranged at a cost (*only applicable if you choose to opt into the UPS pension scheme at the first opportunity).
  • Life Assurance of x 3 Gross Basic Salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme

A bit about a big business

Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. 

How we recruit:

At UPS, equal opportunities, fair treatment and an inclusive workplace environment are of utmost importance. We are committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, promoting and compensating based on merit, experience and other work–related criteria. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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