We are seeking a Business Analyst to partner the Group’s Chief Information Officer and his direct reports and provide finance support, accurate and timely analysis for the Group’s Digital and Technology divisions (‘Digital Solutions’). The role will also support the New Product Development division. The Business Analyst will lead the planning and forecasting process, provide commercial finance support to the divisions and work closely with other finance teams to prepare monthly reports for inclusion in the Division and Group management reports.
With prior experience of supporting a Digital or IT business or division and with commercial acumen, the candidate will work with business managers to create realistic plans, challenge and steer assumptions in forecasting and planning and interpret financial analysis to enable stakeholders to make key decisions, achieve targets and drive performance. This will involve creation of financial projections to support new business plans and initiatives, investment appraisal and post implementation reviews and appraisals.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and will be a creative, commercially focused and analytical problem solver. This role will offer high level exposure to departmental heads, requiring an understanding of key dynamics within a Digital business. The candidate must have strong financial modeling skills and strong planning and control discipline.
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