Graduate Business Design Analyst (Finance)

02 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
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Business Design Analyst - Permanent - Coventry

This is to work specifically with Financial Systems - so an interest in finance is highly beneficial

Job Description

* To Support the Business Design Managers in the development and implementation of the replacement Trading & Finance system across UK and Ireland Businesses.
* Work with the Business Design Manager (BDM), in providing assistance to deliver the documentation required for the business requirements, specification and build stage of the Future Trading and Finance system. This work will involve the following:
* Capturing and documenting business requirements through setting up and attending meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SME)
* Setting-up and involvement in workshops for key business stakeholders and external service providers
* Reviewing workshop output with existing Business Requirement Documents (BRDs) and recommending process changes where necessary
* Ensuring that changes made are fully documented and communicated to all involved parties
* Liaising with internal and external parties.
* Manage, where necessary, and provide support on various additional projects being undertaken by the Business Process Team as required.
* Support the team and take specific responsibility for budget administration within defined areas of the programme. This may include tracking, monitoring and reporting on spend, spend variances and producing reports for senior management to ensure that relevant information is available to assist with the project running to budget
* Assist with the smooth implementation of the New Trading and Finance system
* Ensure correct implementation and compliance with all company policies, procedures and legal requirements (i.e. HR, H&S, Business Controls, Trading Standards etc.)

Required Experience

* Commercial awareness and knowledge of at least one business domain namely: Sales, Business Controls, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Product Management, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Pricing,
* Multi-site operational experience, gained, preferably, from within the merchant, retail or distribution sectors is desirable.
* Good numeracy skills, with expertise in producing reports using database/excel systems, and the ability to interpret data with basic financial awareness of budget and cost control.
* High level of literacy and the ability to comprehend detailed documents and evaluate and understand a wide range of complex topics.
* Good communication, presentation and organisation skills
* Confident working at all levels of the organisation, especially in group meetings.
* Ability to work in a demanding environment and work to strict deadlines
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, excel and Outlook. (Other applications like Access, SharePoint and other databases would be an advantage)
* Process modeling experience would be an advantage.
* Educated to degree level or 3+ years relevant experience

* Project Management experience or qualifications an advantage but not essential