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Finance Specialist

Primary Location: STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom Job ID R24006548 Zip Code TW18 3AG

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Job Description:

Job Summary
We are looking for a financial specialist to join the Finance team in UPS UKIN/UK. We support managers in UK country, UK/Nordics & Ireland (UKIN) District, as well as EU Region HQ, in their decision making by reporting, analyzing and planning (financial) data, creating insights, drawing conclusions and shaping thought processes. Working in this position will give you fantastic insights into the operations of the world’s largest parcel delivery company.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 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
  • Industry-leading training
  • As much scope to progress as your potential can handle via our ‘promotion from within policy’


  • Data Analysis:
    • Querying various internal and external data sources
    • Analyzing the gathered data for patterns, trends and insights
    • Performing variance analysis of actual versus planned data/previous periods to identify areas where targeted projections are not being obtained.
    • Concluding and formulating tangible recommendations
  • Reporting:
    • Running, analyzing and creating periodical managerial reports and packs
    • Improving and optimizing reporting and planning processes
    • Building presentations that inform the target audience in a concise and structured manner about the outcome of the analyses and the implications for the business.
  • Support Business Plan cycle across functions in UK
  • Maintain and improve reporting processes in UK/UKIN to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Liaising with different departments across UK to provide financial support and ensure financial deliverables


  • 2-3 years relevant experience in Finance function
  • University degree (Finance, Economics, etc.)
  • Experienced with financial reporting, variance analysis and budgeting processes
  • Ambitious, career minded person
  • Outstanding productivity
  • Creative and logical thinker
  • Structured approach; process oriented; able to prioritize
  • Deductive reasoning skills; able to translate findings into conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of accuracy; eye for detail; accountable
  • Perform well under pressure; ability to meet tight & continuous deadlines
  • Able to build strong relationships with both internal and external business partners
  • Excellent skills in MS Office Pack: Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word
  • Familiarity with VBA and SQL a plus
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills

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