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Financial Business Analyst - Procurement
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Posted on Nov 6
Our Client is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America with facilities located across North America.
A subsidiary of a privately held diversified manufacturing company, they offer a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within their family of companies. They offer competitive compensation and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.
THE POSITION: FINANCIAL BUSINESS ANALYST PROCUREMENT
Reporting to Finance, the Business Analyst – Procurement will provide analytical support to the procurement function.
Key responsibilities include tracking actual performance against budgeted targets.
The Finance Business Analyst will be a key contributor to the strategic planning process, annual budgeting process and updated forecasting.
Outstanding analytical and communication skills are critical to the success of this position.
Work closely with Procurement Department to track key purchasing initiatives including the international sourcing program, perform make versus buy analysis and establish a vendor scorecard to monitor vendor performance
Coordinate the purchasing projections for the strategic plan, annual budget and updated forecast and track actual performance against agreed plan
Analyze key cost drivers and other factors influencing cost of materials
Prepare and present monthly report summarizing key business initiatives including wins, losses and lessons learned.
Track market driven cost movements and impact on business.
Participate in price committee to determine pricing actions required to recover market driven cost movements and maintain margins.
Coordinate the strategic planning, budgeting and updated forecasts for the procurement functions
Track and report actual performance against agreed targets
Other duties as assigned.
Advanced degree (MBA) in Finance with related business experience to the duties and responsibilities noted above
MUST BE A US CITIZEN OR POSSESS A GREEN CARD
Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to understand broader business issues and the cause-effect relationships within each functional area within a complex manufacturing environment
Understanding of Lean principles and ability to streamline operations
2+ to 5 years experience
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
Do you have a MBA or minimally a Bachelor's degree in Finance?
Do you have experience functioning as a Finance Business Analyst between the Finance and Purchasing/Procurement Departments?
Do you have working knowledge of Supply Chain in a multi-site manufacturing company?
Our Client's ideal candidate has experience in a manufacturing organization functioning as the business analyst between Finance and Purchasing/Procurement.
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