Financial Analyst / Assistant Accountant

Financial Analyst / Assistant Accountant


We have an exciting new opportunity for a Financial Analyst/Assistant Accountant reporting into, Financial Planning and Reporting Manager.

The main purpose of the role is to assist in providing good quality financial information and analysis to management and other stakeholders within HORIBA UK.


  • Take responsibility for the production of the monthly management accounts
  • Analyse and report on Project Cost variances
  • Regular business variance analysis reporting to management, Board and Group
  • Completion of SAP Month end process and report to local and Group management
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations on key accounts
  • Assist with annual budget preparation and reporting including regular reforecasts
  • Maintaining organisation, structure and master records on SAP
  • Monitor material standard costing system integrity and inventory valuation
  • Ad hoc reporting to local and Group management
  • Liaise and advise departmental management on financial issues
  • Follow and maintain HORIBA UK Limited, business and team objectives, and KPIs.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for effective performance of
  • the role and attend training courses as required.
  • Adhere to HORIBA Quality and Compliance responsibilities, and policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety responsibilities and procedures.


Skills and Experience


  • Graduate studying for an accounting qualification
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, logical formulae and lookups)
  • Costing in a complex ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning process software) environment
  • Good accuracy with an eye for detail


  • Previous experience with SAP
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook and Word

Should you be interested in applying for this role or would like to request a full job deception, please send your CV /email of interest to with “Financial Analyst/Assistant Accountant” in the subject header.