What you will be doing?
-Responsible for the planning and forecasting of all cost items within Cartrawler, ensuring that the departmental costs align to the company strategy, by partnering with the various departments.
-Lead the running of the Cost Committee and enhance the current cost approvals process to identify where approval is required & review any such requests.
-Engage with Budget owners across Cartrawler to understand our cost base, ensure spending is appropriate and pro-actively highlight areas of opportunity or concern.
-Assist in the successful migration of our Planning and Forecasting process to a new Enterprise Project Management (EPM) tool ensuring that the new system reflects the requirements of the business
-Develop and continuously improve a cost reporting framework which allows Senior Mgmt. to understand the drivers of their cost base and what levers they have to drive change
-Project work as required e.g. Cost Efficiency Project to identify & crystallise potential savings
-Ideally you will have an accounting qualification with approximately 2+ years relevant experience
-Excellent financial acumen and ability to understand and breakdown complex data and processes.
-Have strong analytical capability through planning the analysis, conducting analysis and distilling this into recommendations which the business can understand and use for business decisions.
-Accuracy & attention to detail is critical as this information is used to inform business decisions and influence strategy.
-Critical thinking - the ability to think outside the box, see the bigger picture through consideration of future implications and scenarios and use these when making recommendations
-Planning and project management skills
-Communication skills - understanding the audience, purpose of what needs to be achieved, listening to the needs of the recipients and present
-Ownership of tasks or projects to ensure all possible efforts are made to ensure successful achievement of objective within assigned timeframe.
-Ability to prioritise workload effectively to ensure objectives are met successfully and on time
-Strong excel skills a must.
-Systems experience in SQL, Redshift or Tableau is an advantage.
-Adaptable and energetic