Finance and Business Analyst

Finance and Business Analyst

Our client is a fast paced wholesaler supplying a fantastic range of product in to retailers and direct to consumers. The business started nearly 35 years ago and has grown into a multinational operation supplying to over 40 countries around the world.

They have doubled in size in the last 4 years with plans for further growth. Aside from good career opportunities and the chance to work with a growing international organisation, there is also an array of excellent benefits that the company offers.

They require an ambitious Finance and Business Analyst to join them and work with the Financial Controller and Operations Director providing that essential business partnering link between Finance and Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*To manage and manipulate financial and operational data to provide insightful management information to enable the board to fully understand the business and make key strategic decisions.
*Developing a suite of meaningful KPI reports, evolving them continuously as the need to understand the business is ever changing.
*Maintaining and creating SQL queries and functions.
*Ownership of the operational accounting of the business (Stock, revenue, costs of sales, commissions, rebates, pricing)
*Reconciliations, forecasting and budgeting
*Exporting and compiling of product data from Sage 200
*Analytical review against history/expectations
*Ensure integrity and accuracy of the underlying data in Sage 200 by reviewing, developing and implementing robust and effective policies and processes.
*EU VAT data analysis and reporting
*Ad hoc reporting requests

Requirements
*A recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or studying towards
*Strong IT literacy – understanding of databases, advanced excel & SQL skills
*Sage 200 experience would be beneficial
*Strong numerical skills and ability to handle large amounts of data
*A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
*Having worked in a manufacturing, wholesale or product based business would be advantageous.
*International exposure would be beneficial (EU VAT etc)
*The ability to confidently communicate with the directors and management

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Business Analyst (IT & Business Process)

Business Analyst (IT & Business Process)

The role
The Senior Business Analyst will work with the IT team, company executives, and the various departments to carry out a complete review of the applications environment, underlying infrastructure, and business processes and to document on-going business requirements.

This will initially be a 3 month contract with a potential extension. We need someone who is flexible in their working hours to work around and with the different departments.

Due to the location, you must have your own transport

Duties
· To review and document our current applications stack and integrations
· To review and document the underlying infrastructure that supports the various applications;
· To review and document the business process flow through the applications & infrastructure stack and to make any immediate recommendations for process improvements;
· To work closely with the departments to understand the business strategy and define and document their immediate and future requirements of technology solutions;
· At a later stage, once all requirements are documented and agreed, to work with the IT department to agree on the appropriate applications strategy which will support the immediate and evolving needs of the business whilst allowing IT to rationalise the application stack and improve supportability of the end to end solutions.
· Work with the Applications Architecture function to assist in product and supplier selection and moving the architecture to the “to be” environment.

Knowledge & Skills
· Business Analysis certifications
· Experience of using formal Business Analysis methodology
· Significant experience as a Business Analyst on complex business change projects,
· Experienced in documenting business processes (“as is” and “to be”)
· Experienced in planning and leading requirements workshops
· Experienced at writing Business Requirements Definition (BRD), functional and non-functional, for complex business processes
· Strong stakeholder and relationship management
· Will have the ability and the necessary business and technical skills to work across business and technical teams
· Experience in liaising with technical teams to develop High-Level Design documents from BRD
· Experienced in test planning and linking requirements, design and testing
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· A self-starter with the ability to plan and work with minimal direct supervision
· Excellent stakeholder management skills
· Ability to quickly assimilate business and technical information
· The ability to translate “business language” into technical requirements and “techie speak” into language that is meaningful to staff

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd. Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market trends…