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Junior Supply Chain Finance Analyst

Coleford - Fixed Term Contractor

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Overview & Job Purpose

Provide financial and analytical business partnering across the manufacturing environment supporting Standard costing, financial reporting, cash flow reporting, PPV reporting and ad-hoc project initiatives. Further duties include update/analyse specific business KPIs to assess site performance and support the wider Supply chain finance team agenda. This role is a fixed term contract position through until August 2020.

Key Responsibilities, Scope For Decision Making, KPI's

  • Provide business partnering support to the regional procurement teams
  • Lead the FG standard setting process for LRS Budget
  • Deliver NPD costings for PMB and support marketing teams with this process
  • Identify new opportunities to deliver process efficiencies to current standard setting process and files
  • Delivering systems and processes improvement projects in line with key milestones
  • Work with the FM on all site audits – ensure control documents fully written for all processes
  • Support the FM with monthly PPV and weekly cash flow reporting
  • Support the FM in building ways of working with the regional procurement teams
  • Support regional procurement in cost saving initiatives and ensure LRS is well considered in decision making
  • Support the site month end closure activities

Primary Interactions

  • Supply chain finance team
  • Factory leadership team and area managers
  • Manufacturing, engineering, quality, planning, logistics and EHS teams
  • Commercial finance & Financial control teams
  • Procurement, R&D and Brand teams

Qualifications & Professional Experience

  • Financial Acumen – Working towards a professional accountancy qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA etc).
  • Understanding of FMCG supply chain business is an advantage

Key Competencies & Skills

  • Confident & credible in front of Internal & external business partners
  • Great communication skills, able to influence audiences of varying financial and commercial backgrounds
  • A self-starter, and a strong team player that can work independently, spotting the areas to focus on and assisting in the decision making process
  • Good time management capabilities.
  • Strong commercial acumen and analytical skills.
  • Effective prioritisation and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of SAP an advantage