Business Analyst

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Location:West Midlands

A vacancy has arisen within the Account Payable department in Birmingham SSC, for a full time Business Analyst. The role will support the CI & Reporting Manager and Head of Operations in playing an active part in the development and production of management reporting within SSC.


    • Support the C&I Reporting Manager in the provision of Management Information (MI) to all
      functions within SSC.
    • Requirements to extract data from a variety of systems & areas – data mining – must have
      the ability to extract data from various financial & non-financial systems.
    • In conjunction with the C&I Reporting Manager, continue to develop ‘MI’ capability across
      SSC which will mean working very closely with IS&T & to develop a reporting structure that
      has various capabilities including self-service, automatic report distribution.
    • Working with Management across SSC to continuously monitor a monthly suite of
      performance metrics, balanced scorecards & information that highlights SSC activities.
      Providing insight and analysis to support Management decision making.
    • Work with the Head of Operations to understand the key processes within the SSC and
      embed the SSC internal controls & SOX compliance mind-set throughout the SSC.
    • Work closely with Head of Support Services for all transitional activity being migrated into
      the SSC, ensuring full requirements are known by each receiving team.
    • Assist in the development of stakeholder management across SSC to ensure that duplicate
      activities do not take place & a methodical & effective approach is developed &
    • Support stakeholder communication & employee engagement across SSC.

    Personal skills should include:

      • Substantial experience in a shared services environment.
      • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic skills
        Ability to build positive relationships within Finance and across business segments supported.
      • Open to new and innovative ways of working, accepting of the need to become aware of ‘latest ways of working’ as well as having the tenacity to deliver ‘modern approaches’ when required Knowledge of CI activity & techniques.
      • Experience of working with Six Sigma or other similar continuous improvement models.
      • Has solid experience of working within a large organisation that has gone through significant
        period of change.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to deal with people at different levels throughout the organisation.
      • Flexible approach and adaptable to a changing working environment.
      • Demonstrates initiative and anticipates needs of the organisation & therefore operates in a proactive manner.
      • Working in a US owned subsidiary, with knowledge of SOX.
      • Strong stakeholder management especially at senior level.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of reporting & analysis process & procedures is essential, along with ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
      • Show passion with ‘can do’ attitude, displaying great interpersonal skills

    The successful applicant should be a cohesive team player, committed to providing a high standard of service to the business.

    We offer:

      • A competitive salary
      • Final Salary Pension Scheme
      • Generous leave entitlement
      • Generous employee benefits package, including attractive corporate discounts.
      • Training and development opportunities

    We fully support a healthy work/life balance and have a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme to promote well-being.

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