FINANCIAL ANALYST Location: Cottenham, Cambridge   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engine and electronics solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us a passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to drive higher performances, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.


We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst, who will be based within our expanding Cambridge office, reporting to the Group Financial Controller.

If you are interested in this position, please read the full job specification below.



  • Management of Group Consolidation models for review by Group FC:
    • Flash / Actuals / Forecasts / Budgets and Plan
    • Project – Improvement to the models to add dynamic dimension and scale down links to Divisional analysis:
      • Addition of detailed Revenue / Gross Margin analysis
      • Dash Board tabs
      • Sensitivity analysis (volume changes / FX rate changes/ other)
  • Management accounts responsibility for Cosworth Group Holdings Limited
    • Flash / Actuals / Forecast / Budgets and Plans
  • Timely completion / submission of Group KPIs and review of Divisional KPIs
  • Investment appraisal / DCF analysis – Divisional support as required
  • Transfer pricing – project work to review existing processes and work with external advisers to propose updates / changes
  • Audit support as required including preparation of Consolidated notes for Group IFRS accounts and CGHL as a legal entity
  • Insurance information for annual renewal – leasing with all divisions to put data sheets together based on next years’ budget or draft budget
  • Assistance to Group FC with:
    • Weekly Cash Flow preparation
      • Forex management / hedging reporting
    • Weekly Outlook preparation
    • Information for UK and US Tax returns
  • Project – Investigate a new overlay reporting system – ERP agnostic and propose options for consideration by ET
  • Project – review and update Group Accounting Manual for final review by Group FC
  • Ad hoc reporting


The successful candidate will be:

  • CIMA/ACCA or ACA qualified with at least 3 years PQE
  • would have worked in a Group consolidation environment
  • experienced in consolidation and year end accounts preparation under IFRS (US GAAP knowledge will be of advantage) proactive to new opportunities and challenges
  • strong communicator to both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • committed to working to tight deadlines where deliverables from Divisions are critical to meeting those deadlines
  • committed to driving completion of tasks and projects

If you are ideal for this position, please submit your CV and Application Letter via the form below.