Senior Finance Analyst - Sales & Marketing

Location: Woking, GB

When our founder Bruce McLaren passed away at the age of 32 he left behind a legacy that has shaped who we are today. We have an unrivalled heritage which has its roots in racing; but McLaren Automotive is now creating a story of its own and we want you to be a part of it.

As part of our Track25 business plan we will launch 18 new models or derivatives of our vehicles and look to expand our retailer network into new markets with an aim of having 100 retailers globally.  

Track 25 and McLaren Automotive’ s growing reputation is testament to our world class employees. To ensure McLaren Automotive continues to be at the forefront of the Automotive market, we are looking for a Senior Finance Analyst to join our Finance team.

Purpose of the role:

The Senior Finance Analyst will be the finance lead for a key business area helping to drive profitability whilst also being responsible for providing financial analysis & support to the business director.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Month-end activities including posting journals, accruals, prepayments and providing BVA commentary to the Finance Manager / Head of Finance
  • Lead and drive in the preparation and development of annual budgets, 10-year Business Plans and Quarterly forecasts for business area
  • Provide consistent, accurate and timely financial information and analysis on relevant business area financial performance
  • Assist with the development and reporting of appropriate KPI’s across Sales & Marketing
  • Challenge stakeholders to drive accountability, as well as providing them with the tools necessary to track progress against their financial targets and most importantly, allow them to keep within agreed budgets
  • Preparation and ownership of relevant financial reports, including meaningful variance analysis which is able to stand up to high levels of scrutiny and challenge

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Qualified Accountant with relevant commercial/engineering experience (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Effectively communicate across all levels of the business from director level downwards
  • Confident with offering constructive challenges to senior managers concerning budgets and cost controlling
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel (Pivot tables, vlookups, formulas, etc)
  • Able to work on multiple projects and tasks with various senior stakeholders
  • Experience of accounting systems, preferably SAP

Personal attributes:

  • Pro-active, passionate, confident and ambitious individual
  • Ability to work with operational (non-financial) colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach to working

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.

At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.

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