Amey

Procurement Performance Analyst

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Liverpool
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jul 2019
Ref
AM10022
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that's why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.

Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement.

You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

  • To support the CPO and Transformation Manager in managing the monthly savings forecast and actuals and the payment performance reporting processes.
  • Responsibility for maintaining and updating the Procurement Dashboard and for the fortnightly Procurement team conference call covering savings forecasting and current activities.
  • Fulfilling Procurement's responsibilities for the Purchasing Card and Supply Chain Finance programmes in partnership with Group Finance.
  • Deputising for the Transformation Manager when required and undertaking other ad-hoc project and reporting requirements.



What will this role involve?

  • Ownership of the procurement savings reporting programme. This includes calculation, validation, report creation and presentation of monthly savings actuals both for Group and for each business unit separately.
  • To provide a definitive view on the various types of recognisable saving, acceptance criteria for reporting of procurement savings and the correct timing of the reporting of each saving.
  • Providing a point of contact for business unit finance teams to discuss or query savings forecasts and all Procurement-led savings claims.
  • Working with AP and Group Treasury to consolidate group-wide payment performance statistics for statutory government reporting covering each six-month reporting period as per the requirements of the RoPPP Regulations.
  • Responsibility for spend reporting and supplier onboarding for the group-wide purchasing card programme (£30M) and supplier onboarding for the HSBC supply chain finance programme (£30M).
  • To work in close partnership with Procurement Managers, Category Managers and Procurement Specialists to report fortnightly activity, record value created and maintain savings forecasting dashboard. To circulate updated dashboard each fortnight to accompany the Friday conference call.
  • To co-ordinate annual savings budget and twice-yearly re-forecasting process and produce the final reports for inclusion in the Group Procurement savings budget covering group-wide savings. To tie in with each business unit's budgeting and re-forecasting process.
  • To attend and present at monthly Procurement Board or Procurement Category Review sessions as required.
  • Other ad-hoc projects


What are we looking for?

  • University degree
  • Part-way through or recently completed professional accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA)

Skills

  • Highly computer literate, with advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Previous use of SAP and/or Power BI desirable

Experience

  • Solid experience in an analyst role (or similar) within a multi-divisional, multi-site organisation
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meeting deadlines
  • Experience of Procurement systems and processes desirable

Personal profile:

Behavioural competencies

  • Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance personal and team capability
  • Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives
  • Self-motivated with the drive to achieve continuous improvement targets

Technical competencies

  • Consolidating, analysing and making sense of large data sets from multiple sources
  • Use of Excel pivot tables, IF statements, lookups and ideally the ability to use macros/VBA where appropriate to analyse data
  • Presentation and explanation of results in concise and meaningful summaries to non-finance staff both verbally and in report formats.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles to ensure meaningful and accurate reporting for business unit finance and commercial staff.



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