Logistics Business Analyst
Our client has a vacancy for a Logistics Business Analyst to support the EU Logistics teams’ efforts, by providing sound analytics and financial schedules, measuring and tracking ongoing operations and driving new initiatives. The role also supports the monthly financial close process of all logistics/transportation related areas.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1 Supporting invoice coding and payment allocation
2 Participation and support in financial processes as required, including, month close, annual budgeting, monthly forecasting and ad hoc financial analyses
3 Auditing and monitoring of logistics and financial information systems to support financial analyses
4 Creation, maintenance and distribution of financial reporting and analyses generated by the Company’s freight audit and payment system
5 Partnership with Brand/Logistics Operations and Finance teams on various projects and strategies as required
6 Analyse actual results, investigate and explain variance explanations vs budget and previous year
7 Assist in preparation of monthly Logistics/Supply Chain KPI schedules for monthly review and evaluation
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
1 Entry level experience in a similar role with exposure to distribution, transportation and manufacturing operations
2 Understanding of financial models and budgeting techniques
3 Ability to effectively interpret financial results and derive alternative insights
4 Excellent skills in MSOffice - Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, etc
5 Strong communication skills (written/verbal) with ability to communicate effectively and build productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
6 Excellent organisation and time management skills
7 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail ensuring accuracy and consistency in all information presented
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