Business Analyst

United Kingdom
20000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst - Procurement

The Business Analyst (Procurement) will support the Head of Procurement and Finance Manager in achieving the needs of the Business model along with key departmental Procurement and Finance KPI`s.

You will partake in divisional, multi-jurisdictional operational activities required to meet the needs of the business.

Specific duties may include and are not limited to the following:

- Assist in the Procurement process for assigned principals ensuring stock holding is at the right level to meet the needs and expectations of the business, principals, and customer base.
- Expedite purchase orders to ensure the lead time is managed effectively.
- Ongoing analysis and proactive management of inventory levels.
- Produce monthly stock rolls and stock reconciliations as part of the Finance month end process.
- Assist with the preparation of Management Accounts and Financial Reporting.
- Assist in the preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis.
- Assist in the preparation of a wide range of reports which may include, close expiring stock and slow moving stock and liaise with Finance, Operations and Sales as regards progress to mitigate financial exposure.
- Represent Procurement in the consignment stock process as regards the stock placement/allocation process ensuring we are meeting the needs of our customer base along with business objectives.
- Identify Procurement initiatives throughout the supply chain with the objective of continuous improvement.

You will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to integrate and work effectively with people at all levels and functions. You will be team-oriented with a flexible approach to work and be self-motivated with drive and energy. You will also have the ability to undertake a wide range of activities and move quickly between different tasks showing excellent analytical skills and ability to produce reports from raw data.

Other key accountabilities:

- Capable of fostering collaboration and participation across different functions in pursuit of business objectives.
- A 'bias for action/results' and a practical approach to drive initiatives forward.
- Ability to operate in a cross-functional environment and to develop good working relationships with key stakeholders.
- Experience working in the Medical Device industry is an advantage.
- Experience working with inventory and/or in a customer service environment is also an advantage.
- A qualification in Business Studies or Finance is advantageous.
- Willing to develop oneself to attain membership of a Chartered Institute/Professional body with support from the company.
- Must hold a clean full Driving Licence

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