Business Analyst

CEVA Logistics
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, UK
11 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At CEVA we believe that logistics is a people business, and our people are passionate and committed. They fully understand supply chain excellence and live and breathe it every day. There are over 56,000 of us around the world, we are collaborative and enthusiastic about our work and the value we deliver to our customers.

We are a full service transportation and logistics company with freight management and contract logistics operations spanning 1,000 locations in 160 countries. It's an exciting time at CEVA and even more so within our UK, Ireland and Nordics cluster. Our teams are focussed on delivering a new level of supply chain and freight management expertise. Many of the world's best-known brands count on CEVA to serve their markets - so why wouldn't you join our team?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our finance team who are based at our Head Office in Ashby de la Zouch.

Within this role you will assist the Finance Manager in the production of the weekly account, monthly outlooks and yearly budgets. Focus on trends and KPI analysis across a specific portfolio and will liaise on a weekly basis with the appropriate director to agree on results and commentary, there will be a requirement for client interaction and production of client reports. The key accountabilities for this role will be;
  • Approve the timely weekly management accounts, ensuring that checks are conducted and the result is agreed with the appropriate director
  • Improve profitability within the specific portfolio by challenging KPI performance
  • Agree and provide to the Finance Manager an accurate monthly outlook for the portfolio with risks and opportunities identified
  • Produce the yearly budget with the assistance of the operational management on site
  • Production of client KPIs and reporting and attend at monthly / quarterly meetings
  • Production of KPIs in line with the Business Control manual for the portfolio
  • Implementation of new business within the portfolio
  • Liaise with the Accenture team to drive efficiency and performance
  • Ensure invoices are raised accurately
  • Have involvement in renewals and ICAP presentations for contracts within the portfolio

To be successful in this role you will possess the following knowledge, experience and skills;
  • Proven management accounting and reporting experience
  • Experience in a customer facing finance role is desirable, but not essential
  • Highly numerate with the ability to analyse and interpret complex data whilst identify trends
  • Logical thinker and a natural problem solver
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Possess the ability to positively influence decisions when needed
  • Able to communicate with both finance and non-finance colleagues on complex issues
  • IT literate and have good working knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • CIMA or ACCA qualified would be desirable, but not essential

In return for your hard work and commitment, we'll give you all the reward and recognition you deserve as well as the opportunity to develop and progress. With over 50 sites in the UK we offer excellent long term career prospects as well as other perks such as pension, discount voucher scheme, childcare vouchers and many more.

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