Strategy & Business Analyst
Berkshire - Permanent
The principal purpose of the role is to analyse and model business and financial scenarios and opportunities.
This role requires an individual with an interest in how businesses develop strategy and grow. It will require initiative and liaison up to a senior level. This will include running the analysis and modelling with subject matter experts and preparing Board level presentations. This will require an understanding of how businesses work, excellent excel skills and a good understanding of financial business cases.
To understand and critique opportunities for growth. Work with senior stakeholders to generate operational and financial models to support decision making. This requires initiative and drive to obtain all necessary information across multiple stakeholders to complete the modelling. Judgement on making assumptions with incomplete information also necessary.
To build consistent, accurate and robust excel models to support decision making. Apply best practice in modelling around structure, capturing inputs, built-in controls & checks and facility to run scenarios and sensitivities. Production of understandable and critiqued outputs for inclusion in Board approval papers.
To build relationships with stakeholders, including senior leadership team and subject matter experts to understand the current organisational situation, identify needs and create solutions for functional and company objectives in line with the company scorecard and vision.
Working with other members of the finance, commercial and wider business team to continually improve reports, processes and support new initiatives
Skills and Knowledge required:
A highly analytical individual with experience in delivering decision making focused analysis and recommendations to senior managers
Possess strong communication skills, including the ability to interface effectively with senior staff and explain complex financial information to non-finance individuals.
Robust and proactive approach - strong collaboration skills and ability to work in a consultative and engaging way under pressure.
Able to think differently; to question issues and be unafraid to ask challenging questions in a positive way and demonstrate a thoughtful approach to problem solving
If you are interested in this opportunity, please APPLY now or get in touch with Christopher Casey at Project People today.
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