This role is primarily responsible for providing financial analysis, support and control to the European fuels business.

This is a hands on role and will be involved in providing financial support for the internal financial reporting cycle – month end, forecasting, flash, budget and rolling three year plan. Alongside this the role will aid the external reporting cycle providing customers and stakeholders with financial reports and analysis as required.

This role will also involve supporting and running of the day to day activities of the fuels finance function.


Main Accountabilities Include

  • Complete month end process for multiple locations in finance systems according to reporting deadlines.
  • Journal postings, accruals, prepayments.
  • Providing expertise to ensure robust financial control for the business units.
  • Maintaining the financial oversight for the business units.
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets.
  • Analysis of airports financials and KPIs using SUN systems.
  • Ensure compliance with Menzies Aviation internal control procedures.
  • Develop detailed working knowledge of key Menzies Aviation systems – billing, rostering, labour and purchasing, to ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Proactively engage with station management to enhance understanding of their respective financials and assisting in optimising financial performance.
  • Generate and present a range of financial and ad hoc reports for use by both internal and external customers.
  • Investigate and respond to requests for financial insight from management and operational colleagues
  • Ad hoc financial analysis.



Carry out all activities of the role and processing activities (as above) as directed by the Company through its policies, procedures and training to ensure the success of the operation including the following:

  • Full compliance: Health & Safety, Training, Equal Opportunities, Harassment, Data Protection and Security 
  • Remain up to date with all station notices relating to policies and procedures
  • Remain up to date with all relevant operational, systems and Customer Service training
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment at all times
  • Comply with the Company's open, fair and honest reporting culture

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge within a finance department.
  • Actively working towards professional accounting qualification. Exam support will be considered.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and with exceptional time management skills and ability to meet deadlines and prioritise multiple workloads.
  • High Level of Integrity.
  • Attention to detail and strong work ethics.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to explain financial information to both financial and non-financial audience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience of using finance systems.
  • Understanding of financial controls and governance.
  • Ability to speak European language(s) advantageous but not essential

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Edinburgh - HQ
2 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH12 9DJ
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Location:
    Edinburgh - HQ
  • Region:
  • Function:
    Corporate Services
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Hours Per Week: