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US Performance Analyst

Reference
: 76557BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Energy & Manufacturing
Location
Wayne, New Jersey
Salary
competitive
Expiry Date
29/06/2017
The Performance analyst role is integral to the success of the lubricants team. The role will be responsible for all planning & performance insight, forecasting and reporting activities for the Indirect Sales Channel

Job Description

Strategy and Planning

  • Accountable for supporting the delivery of the annual Plan process and ensuring that the financial and operational plan is robust and underpinned.
  • Responsible for providing performance, trends and financial insights used by the Indirect Sales teams through effective performance conversations to serve as early indicators or risks or opportunities to deliver.
  • Supports and prepares the Rolling Forecasts (RFs) for the Sales channel and divisional teams based on, and integrated with, the LBM forecast to support the US RF submission, covering all Operating Contribution elements.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all monthly financial MI utilized by the Indirect Channel to help monitor and driver performance delivery and enhanced decision making
  • Translates financial and operational performance to the business and the Performance Finance Manager, and evaluates and articulates the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts on a monthly basis to incorporate into the plan and current outlook for the year.
  • Supports actions to manage performance and seeks continuous improvement in performance management and MI to promote standardisation and simplification through a systematic approach
  • and ensure forecasts remain accurate and robust.

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years of Finance, Accounting or related work experience.
  • Business awareness and capability to assess areas requiring attention and/or intervention.
  • Highly focused on delivery with ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of financial and accounting information.
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to take the initiatives on issues and work independently and think strategically.
  • Intermediate level skills in Excel, Access and ERP systems.