CDS Vacancies



Finance Analyst III

ATH Reference:



United Kingdom

Job Area:


Closure Date:

04 February 2022

Date Posted:

04 November 2021

Hiring Manager:

George Jurov


***** Please be aware this role may close prior to end date *****

A new opportunity is now open for a full time permanent role as a Finance Analyst III based in our site in Winnersh.

Finance Analyst Job Specification


The UKI CDS Business Finance Team has a Finance Analyst role available for an individual who is keen to pursue a career in Finance. CDS is a Cost Centre operation working on reallocating our costs via Intercompany charging to other Corporate HPE Business Units. In the role you will:


  • Act as a Finance Business Partner to allocated Regional Operations Managers and Service Delivery Managers, offering financial guidance and support, whilst being part of their management team.
  • Prepare monthly review packs with appropriate narrative following a financial analysis of key trends and variances across Cost Centres and General Ledger Accounts to be presented at management meetings.
  • Ensure all costs are recovered and charged to HPE Business Unit.
  • Be dealing with a variety of day-to-day queries from a range of business managers.
  • Support the annual budget process: Prepare numbers, provide explanations and analysis. Close business alignment on assumptions and trends
  • Manage the month end close including preparing and posting journals into SAP, controlling accruals/prepayments, processing cross charges and performing analysis on the overall integrity of the P&L.
  • Support key Financial deliverables during Month End close: Prepare narratives and forecast as well as explanation of deviations versus key measures (budget, prior forecast)
  • Perform invoice integrity checks.
  • Work on internal and external audits and analysis.
  • Work on Balance Sheet Accounting.
  • Attend regular training sessions.
  • Take care  of other ad-hoc activities and projects as allocated by the Finance Manager.
  • Ensure we operate with a high level of financial integrity.
  • Operate within the Corporate Standards of Business Conduct, abiding by Health & Safety Rules and all other appropriate Governance structures


Key attributes would include

  • Study an Accounting or Finance related degree
  • Strong Technical Accounting Skills.
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to build relationships with people both face to face and remotely.
  • Good Microsoft Office Suite skills particularly in Excel.
  • Self -motivated and confident dealing with individuals at all levels of the organisation.
  • A professional and mature approach and keen to make a difference.
  • Flexible & demonstrates initiative but can fully participate in a small busy team.
  • Ability to deal with a heavy workload whilst under pressure.
  • Month end & other busy periods may involve a commitment that may require starting early/finishing late.