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Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location:

    Lancashire

  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Allison

  • Contact email:

    Lauren.Allison@weareoliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-022021-136081_1615978998

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

You will also act as a point of contact for Senior Stakeholders, Operational and Senior Management Teams as well as working cross functionally with the Group Shared Services team. The desired individual will be a self-starter with a proactive approach towards problem solving and achieving desired results. The individual will be expected to ensure there are clear finance strategies, driven to enhance the profitability of the business.

  • Drive daily/ weekly/monthly reporting on KPIs across your responsible area and ensure timely reporting to senior management and operations
  • Provide data driven insights to Senior Stakeholders, Operations & Senior Management
  • Responsible for distribution of reports to various stakeholders across the group along with key points and recommendations to aid decision making
  • Ensuring consistency of reporting between operational team and senior management team
  • Drive weekly performance calls with operations, understanding key week to week actions and initiatives
  • Ownership of weekly actions and driving actions so that these are closed out and operational team are consistently being focused on poor performing sites
  • Drive weekly calls focusing on a number of KPIs across your regions
  • Organise and chair weekly/monthly meetings and create robust action plans
  • Follow action plans through to completion and/or hold members to account
  • Contribute to the quarterly and annual budgeting process and provide commentary between actual and budget variance
  • Responsible for sign off and review of site by site p&l and ensuring accuracy is maintained
  • Responsible for preparing monthly management site by site pack to be distributed to operational team
  • Update Group Commercial FC and senior executive team on all projects, initiatives, actions on a regular and timely basis and input into the weekly country initiatives update to board management
  • Work with the Commercial Finance Manager and Controller to understand business performance trends and present key insights for business strategic projects.
  • Drive the input production of the monthly management board pack and profit and loss account
  • Lead monthly performance meetings with RM/AMs to go through top and bottom performing sites with a view to take strategic actions on a site by site basis.
  • Perform ROI analysis on all investments
  • Critically focus and drive labour cost and strategy and provide operational team with clear focused strategies
  • Understanding margin performance and identifying clearly defined improvement areas
  • Other Adhoc projects

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