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Senior Controlling Analyst Supply Chain

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Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Business Analyst, Finance
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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My client a global and well known brand who are based close to Uxbridge are recruiting for a qualified or part qualified Senior controlling analyst who has experience of working within a supply chain department. The role is responsible for delivering meaningful value adding analysis and recommendations which highlight key trends and issues in operational performance to support strategic goals and budget setting processes. You will Provide high quality financial guidance to internal and external stakeholders based on commercial insight, market context and business strategy to support decision making and identify commercial opportunities whilst Working closely with the Head of Controlling, you will play a key role in transforming finance across the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial appraisals, modelling, budgeting and forecasting
  • Proactive variance analysis of actuals versus budget and forecast to support business decision
  • Prepare, process and analyse monthly local distribution costs (standard and variations)
  • Produce monthly full P/L actual and forecast reports with management commentary for each Commercial business unit
  • Support on Finance projects and undertake additional task where appropriate
  • Continuously challenging and improving current financial analysis and reporting
  • Development of KPI's with business unit management team
  • Process and review forecasting input on a monthly basis, making sure all the number submitted are accurate with particular focus on volume, mix and price
  • Oversea the timely and accurate management of all monthly actual and forecast reporting to CAG
  • Manage monthly actual/forecast meetings with Supply Chain, Sales Managers and Operations Manager, making sure precise collection/challenge of information to support actual and forecast results
  • To continually look for cost saving and efficiency improvement opportunities
  • Ensure the timely and accurate management of Supply Chain cost reporting monitoring with business partner steering
  • Manage and optimise Supply Chain reporting with a clear focus on budget management and adhering to strict internal controls
  • Ensure accurate accrual postings with satisfactory backup to support figures
  • Actively aim to streamline existing processes with particular focus on optimising varying systems
  • Produce balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis and make sure they are cleared/released in a timely manner
  • Work with local and HW finance and commercial operations team to optimise systems and processes
  • Working knowledge and understanding of SAP P50 and Bex Analyser
  • Where necessary, reconciliation of the SAP/Markis/Cosimo/CESAR/Datawarehouse systems to ensure all entries are consistent across the various modules
  • To support on any ad hoc projects and tasks as required by the Head of Business Controlling
  • knowledge of freight and handling
  • Represent Finance / controlling in wider business meeting as the financial expert

  • UK Driving Licence in mandatory as travel to various locations/suppliers to

    Wigan, Rugby, Lutterworth, Ivybridge, Cradley Heath, Washington

    CIMA part - fully qualified

    Closing date for applications: 4th April 2019

    £40-45K per annum

    Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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