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Business Analyst - Finance Shared Services

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Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: Solihull, Solihull, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic, we strive to be the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow. We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.
As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.
 
Our story started in 1938 as a product that was an affordable source of vitamins to the Great British public. Originally selling Tomato Juice, followed by other juices and mixers, the brand has continued to evolve, becoming a fantastic core range of fruit juice and soft drinks sold across the globe.
 
You will know some of these brand and most likely have some in your homes, such as Robinson's cordials, Tango, R White's Lemonade, J20, Pepsi and 7up.
We have operations in Great Britain, Ireland, France & Brazil and have been taking our brands around the world, exporting to over 50 countries and working with carefully chosen partners to franchise our brands. 

 

About the Role:
Britvic are entering an exciting phase in the transformation of all aspects of the Finance organisation, its systems, processes and ways of working and this role will be pivotal to the success of implementation, continuous improvement and sustainable delivery of successful results

This role supports primarily the R2R and O2C functions in reviewing the end-to-end processes, designing, and implementing improvements and efficiencies
 
This role requires a detailed knowledge of the process, systems and stakeholders involved and an understanding of what best practice is, to achieve measurable improvements

It requires the ability to build reporting and KPI’s to monitor performance and to work with large volumes of data  
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Review and document current transactional processes across FSS transactional areas, support the GPO by identifying areas for improvement. Ensure the central repository for FSS process notes is kept up to date. Document new processes as they emerge. Manage the PTP “root cause analysis” process and roll out to other transactional areas (I.e. O2C, R2R)
  • Owns the process for financial master data setup and ongoing maintenance, including cost centres, WBS elements and GL accounts. Ensure the setup, changes and closure of accounts are reviewed and approved accordingly.
  • Manage the mapping of financial master data changes through Britvic financial systems SAP>BW>BPC as well as SAC reporting maintenance
  • Review and testing of major project changes that impact financial reporting
  • Investigation and providing resolutions across financial systems
  • Provide project, knowledge support and UAT testing across O2C processes and system upgrades.
  • Manage the O2C blocked billing to ensure loss of revenue is kept to a minimum
  • Co-ordinate and manage monthly GPO and Change Board meetings (Finance Change Board, Source to Pay Change Board), ensuring all new and existing items on the FCB are up to date, documented and approved by the relevant GPO.
  • Support the BAU transactional team with companywide, monthly training in the use of systems (I.e. VIM, EBP, Concur, Siebel, SAP)
  • Build relationships with all appropriate stakeholders and project team/s to ensure wider engagement and success in implementation of change
  • Implement change in a way which is clear and visible to all stakeholders and will continue within BAU where appropriate
  • Assist with the production of data to ensure appropriate KPI’s, metrics and reporting is implemented to measure the success of the FSS function.
  • Work together with the GPO’s to ensure system changes are appropriately tested, documented, signed off and communicated to the BAU team before being implemented to the live SAP environment.
  • Support the creation and training of a network of system “super users” within FSS to ensure problems are resolved swiftly with minimal impact on BAU activities.
  • Ensure changes to processes across P2P, O2C and R2R are documented in the required standard
 
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • Experience across P2P, O2C and R2R required
  • SAP “super-user” and proficient in all Microsoft packages with excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to identify and implement change without instruction or supervision
  • Ability to work with large volumes of data and analyse to identify root cause issues
  • Broad ranging IT systems skills, including using leading ERP (SAP and BW preferred) and function-specific tools (I.e. SRM, Concur, Siebel)
  • Clear and engaging communication skills
  • Ability to design and build KPI reporting to be used across a range of BAU stakeholders
What we Believe - We're Striving for better
 
Our Purpose
We give our all to creating products people truly love. Together, we are united by one shared purpose: enjoying life's everyday moments.
 
Our Vision
The world around us is changing - and we must evolve too. We're on a mission to become the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow.
 
Our Values
At Britvic everything we do is informed by our values. It's the way we act in order to achieve our goals and nurture a culture we can all feel proud of.
We care - We care deeply about our brands, our role in society and our impact on the planet. But above all, it's the happiness and health of our people that always comes first.
We're courageous - We're free to dream big, act bravely and lead with heart to deliver breakthrough outcomes.
We own it - Our Integrity, how we work, show up and take accountability matters. We do the right thing, for the right reasons, in the right way. We say what we mean, and do what we say.
We act with Pace - We cut through complexity, responding to opportunities or challenges with agility and pace. We listen to understand, identify solutions and are trusted to deliver.
We're stronger together - We are open, collaborative and inclusive, respecting and learning from each other's unique contributions, while celebrating our collective success. 
 
We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.
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