Senior Commercial Finance Analyst Job at Euro Garages – in Senior Commercial Finance Analyst
EG Group is a leading global independent fuel station and convenience retail operator with operations at over 5,200 sites across Europe, North America and Australia. The Group provides fuel, convenience retail and food to go to consumers via partnerships with global brands including BP, Esso, Shell, Starbucks, KFC, Subway, Spar, Greggs and Burger King.
What will my role look like?
In this role you will be required to add commercial value to the business, improve our commercial reporting and oversee the development of one analyst. The role will also act as a point of contact for Operational and Senior Management Teams as well as working cross functionally with the Group Shared Services team. The individual will be a self-starter with a proactive approach towards problem solving and achieving desired results.
What would my main responsibilities be?
Producing frequent reports to various stakeholders across the group along with key points and recommendations to aid decision making
Organise and chair weekly/monthly meetings and create robust action plans
Follow action plans through to completion and/or hold members to account
Contribute to the annual budgeting process by providing insight based on trends
Assist the finance team in year-end audit process on performance related queries
Undertake various project work such as automation, systems (SAP/POS) improvement
Oversee and produce monthly Board Pack and Profit & Loss Account
Work with Accounts to understand monthly performance and key drivers by site
Review site by site performance at a granular level in order to improve performance and undertake benchmarking exercises at margin and opex level
Business partner with Regional Managers in order to improve YOY and bottom line performance by giving clear guidance and recommendations
Identify process gaps and improve them by working cross functionally
Report on brand partnerships along with their ROI which will aid exec board in making future Capex decisions
Produce ad hoc reports/analysis for investors via Group Finance team
Analyse and critique initiatives such as supplier changes or new product launches
Serve as the ‘Go to’ person and possess a can do attitude whatever the scenario
Understand role of other analysts in team and provide cover where required
Provide commercial insight to Fuel Pricing and Convenience Retail teams
Understand the businesses core KPIs and work with the in-country lead to drive these.
Prepare weekly/monthly dashboards to give clear visuals for non-financial managers
Work closely with Country manager to optimise performance, control cost and drive profitability
This list is not exhaustive and may be added to or amended from time to time.
Fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting department or in a similar role
Ability to work in a growing fast paced environment
Have the confidence to challenge and show resilience where required
Demonstrate high levels of integrity and diligence
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Financial Modelling would be desirable but not critical
Macros/VBA/SQL would be advantageous but not essential
Strong communication and interpersonal skills as the post holder will be required to
communicate at all levels in the organisation
Have the aptitude to stand in for the Commercial Finance Manager when required
Experience of using SAP would be desirable
Must have valid travel documentation (passport) as there will be occasional travel
Successful candidates will be required to complete a DBS check as part of company
procedures (EG Group will pay for this)
Offers will be made subject to satisfactory references from two most recent employers
Internal candidates must have worked for EG Group for at least one year within a commercial or accounting role
What’s in it for me?
EG Cares is our benefits & rewards scheme, it’s our way of saying thank you to our EG family in recognition of the continued support and commitment you deliver every day.
New state of the art headquarters
Competitive Annual Leave
Work Anniversary Awards
Progression & Career Opportunities
Learning & Development
Employee Assistance Programme
Death in Service
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About the Company
Company: Euro Garages –
Company Location: Senior Commercial Finance Analyst