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Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 122235
23/6/2022

Finance Business Analyst

Location Dartford, United Kingdom
Team Finance
Working Hours 40
Salary Up to £45,000 per annum

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

 

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?  

 

YOUR ROLE

 

Due to an internal promotion, our finance team have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and data driven Finance Business Analyst to be based at our operation in Dartford where you will assist with the production of weekly accounts, financial KPIs and the continuous development of financial cost models against client portfolios.

 

This role will offers a blended approach to hybrid working with 2 days a week based at our Dartford operation and flexibility work from home.

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

Reporting into the Finance Business Partner you will focus on validating information used in financial reports and liaise on a weekly basis with the planning managers and operational leads to understand and explain variations against regular reporting. The key accountabilities of this role will be to:

 

  • Sustain a working knowledge of volume and cost information sources, identifying continuous improvements to financial data collection and reporting processes
  • Approve weekly management accounts, ensuring that checks are conducted, and the result is agreed with the Finance Business Partner
  • Support in the monthly production of client financial review reports and presentations
  • Assist in ensuring invoices are raised accurately
  • Ensure continuous development of the portfolio’s finance model
  • Provide insightful and accurate information to all users of the Finance Performance Reports
  • Produce weekly CEVA financial KPIs in line with the business control manual and assist in analysing and explaining the variations in KPI, budget and forecast performance
  • Assist in the production of monthly outlooks, annual budgets, and forecasts as required  

 

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

Our ideal candidate will have proven management accounts and financial reporting experience, ideally within a customer facing role. You will be highly numerate with the ability to analyse and interpret complex financial data whilst identifying trends with the ability to positively influence decisions when needed.

 

You will be an excellent communicator able to explain complex issues and information to financial and non-financial colleagues, be a logical thinker and natural problem solver. It goes without saying that you will be IT literate with good working knowledge of accounting and reporting software’s and proficient with MS Excel.

 

Being CIMA or ACCA qualified would be desirable, however not essential.

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

 

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

 

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland.