Business Planning Analyst
Strategic focus within the Finance team
Data modelling and analytics
About Our Client
Our client is a global leader in its industry, responsible for a number of internationally recognised brands and products. Specialising in consumer goods, they seek to be at the forefront of innovation with their high quality products and offer an extensive range that cater to their customers. This has resulted in a mass following of loyal consumers for their products, incomparable to their competitors. With over 80,000 employees worldwide, you'll be joining an established company with progressive goals to remain both environmentally and socially responsible. Through increased growth and market share, they are looking for a Business Planning Analyst to join the team in their newly revamped Greenlane office.
Reporting to the Planning Manager, the key focus of this role is to provide analysis and evaluation on the overall business performance to contribute to the wider strategic plan. This includes:
- Designing, generating and distributing monthly reports to effectively communicate and comment on variances in business performance.
- Conducting data modelling and scenario analysis to identifying future business opportunities whilst partnering on Business Development projects.
- Proactively investigate economic issues and industry trends to identify impacts and opportunities for profit and market growth.
- Preparing rolling forecasts and annual budgets based on numerical assumptions.
- Preparing monthly shipment forecasts and whilst liaising with the Supply Chain team.
Ultimately, you will facilitate the implementation of a clear business strategy to achieve company objectives. You will be a strategic thinker who won't shy away from challenging and influencing internal stakeholders to provoke unconventional thinking.
The Successful Applicant
You will have a proven track record where you can demonstrate the value and quantifiable impact that your analysis has had on business performance and operations. You will possess the ability to create strong relationships with stakeholders to effectively gather and encapsulate relevant data to produce reports. Your comprehensive understanding of business operations will allow you to identify new or previously unexplored business opportunities, resulting in market share growth and profitability. You will have excellent business and data modelling skills, as well as advanced systems knowledge.
You will be passionate about working in a dynamic and fast paced environment where you will be in a position to gain insight across all functions of the business. You will be involved in a number of ad-hoc projects which will require you to think laterally and demonstrate your comprehensive value to the business.
What's on Offer
This role offers the scope of day to day diversity in addition to the opportunity to grow within the business for cross discipline and offshore opportunities. This is an opportunity to partner with a global organisation in a rewarding role where you will directly contribute to success and growth of the business.