Waters Corporation

  • Financial Analyst

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Overview

    We are looking to appoint an experienced costing/financial analyst to join our busy finance team based in Wilmslow.  This position will provide exposure to all aspects of a financial role and will offer an excellent opportunity to progress your career in a large corporation. The role is required to support to the Management team of our engineering/manufacturing site in Solihull, Birmingham, working closely with the team to support the daily operations of the site. The successful candidate would be required to attend the weekly Management teams meeting in Solihull.




      • Responsibility for daily Financial processing
      • Review & calculate material costings
      • Work to a 3 day month end close
      • Prepare, review and monitor costs to forecast and budget
      • Provide weekly reporting to the Management team on manufacturing variances
      • Work closely and provide support and guidance to the site management team highlighting any risks and opportunities
      • Preparation and submission of monthly forecasts and annual operating plans
      • Sarbannes Oxley compliance
      • Continuous identification of improvements to support efficiency in processes both in the role and the wider team



    • Part or fully qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
    • Previous experience in a Manufacturing environment would be beneficial
    • Exposure to costing of parts
    • Advanced Excel experience
    • Be able to work under own initiative & meet deadlines
    • Experience of working with SAP is advantageous
    • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels

    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.

    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.

    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.




    Waters Wilmslow:
    People create the Waters difference. By engaging with our talented and diverse workforce we continuously evolve, develop and enhance our products. Being the world’s leading speciality measurement company, we believe in delivering innovative technology and system solutions to our valued customers to enable their success. At Wilmslow, our focus is on the development and delivery of mass spectrometry systems and software in a collaborative and dynamic team environment.


    Our mass spectrometers deliver benefit to customers in many industries and make a meaningful impact to our lives through examples such as

    • Neo-natal screening to keep babies healthy
    • Ensuring consistent, reliable safety in our global food and water supply
    • Developing new medicinal therapies to advance human health
    • Ensuring participants in the world’s sporting events compete fairly


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