Business Analyst

Recruiter
Parachute Professional Services
Location
Watford
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a major force within the UK and EU Auto Finance market. As part of their growth plans they require a Business Analyst working in Risk and Finance. Position responsibility includes the proper management of manufacturer invoicing of vehicles & parts and providing credit limits to our dealer to accommodate this invoicing whilst taking into consideration the group’s risk management rules & procedures.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Forecasting and Reporting Analysis
  • Trend Analysis
  • Assist NWF department and produce any necessary analysis to provide clear and precise information to manage the department risk.
  • Feed and develop the risk assessment matrix.
  • Manage the month end closing in regards of local and HQ reporting.
  • Prepare the monthly Risk Committee presentation.
  • Forecast the wholesale and factoring outstanding based on carmakers information.
  • Anticipate any important cash flows requirement for NWF and dealers, analyse and produce temporary limits uplifts for non-risk dealers.
  • Ensure actions plans are completed and communicated to carmakers franchise dept.
  • Ensure appropriate business tools are in place to guide the business forward and support the management in their direction.
  • Anticipating upcoming new risks and communicate these to NWF managers and if necessary impacted departments.
  • Manage the financial reporting of the Network Funding Department and ensure compliance with local and HQ directives.
  • Develop and strengthen the department internal control process.
  • Follow up on NWF quarterly key risk indicators.
  • Support local external and internal auditors.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALITIES

  • Finance or Accounting background.
  • Strong communication skills as daily interactions with various stakeholders (finance and non-finance).
  • Highly analytical and good reactivity under pressure.
  • Deep knowledge of Pack office is compulsory, knowledge of SQL and VBA is desirable.
  • Car industry or banking background is desirable.
  • Knowledge of French language is desirable.
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills.
  • Proven quick learner.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Fast Learner, Proactive, Ambitious
  • Ability to express him/herself in clear & concise English.
  • Basic accounting knowledge of profit and loss accounts and balance sheets.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills.