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  • Finance Analyst - Supply Chain

  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: £Competitive with Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 Hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 16-Jan-2019
  • Job reference: 19625

Job Description

Finance Analyst - Supply Chain

Location - Warrington + Occasional travel to Crick.

Division - Plumbing & Heating

Grade - C6


An excellent opportunity has become available to join the Plumbing & Heating division as a Finance Analyst - Supply Chain. The role will be based in our Primary Distribution Hub in Warrington with occasional travel to our Plumbing & Heating Head Office in Crick.It’s an exciting time to be joining the division as we embark on a transformation journey to create a stronger, efficient and more profitable business.


As part of this role, you will provide analytical support to the P&H Supply Chain management team enabling the best financial and commercial decisions to be made in order to deliver growth and maintain financial control.


Operating in a fast paced, dynamic environment, the role will provide reporting and insight to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.  The candidate will be required to deliver insightful, accurate, consistent reporting and analysis that enables strong business performance.


Alongside the above you will also be responsible for:


  • Understand the key performance metrics supporting the Primary Distribution Hub (PDH) and Primary Transport branch delivery for the division


  • Create and produce effective performance KPIs (feeding daily, weekly and monthly performance schedules) that provide the core financial statistics to the operational management and division


  • Supporting both financial and non-financial operating teams to understand key performance metrics and proposed recommendations.


  • Act as the key financial contact for the Third Party Logistics agreement with the Primary Delivery provider ensuring that all costs are scrutinised before payment authorisation


  • Play a leading role within finance led planning activities, which include; delivery of the Strategic Plan, annual budget and forecasting cycles.  Working closely with the Finance business partners to help deliver a robust planning cycle.


  • Manage investment appraisal business cases that relate to both the PDH and Primary Transport  – modelling the impact on financial return and working capital


  • Continuously challenge current processes and recommend improvements to all aspects of reporting and analysis. Strive to improve processes and reduce time on data production so analysis becomes the key focus.


  • Plan and manage ad-hoc projects to improve reporting processes or investigate reasons behind performance variances.


  • Be an active member of both the Supply Chain & Finance teams who seeks out new opportunities within the remit of their current role and has a willingness to work across all areas of the team to assist others.



What we’re looking for

This role will suit a part qualified candidate or a finalist looking to complete their accountancy qualification. You will have advanced excel skills alongside proven experience of data manipulation. Alongside excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex financial processes to non-financial stakeholders. We’re looking for someone who is ambitious and keen to learn - if you think you’re up for the challenge, then we would like to hear from you.


What we can offer you?

A busy and fast paced business with great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for career progression - join Travis Perkins Plumbing & Heating division as a Finance Analyst and share our success and good times with a hard-working, friendly bunch of people.



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