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Job Title:COO Cost Control Analyst
Description:COO Cost Control Analyst - Northampton, Northamptonshire Company Information Our client was founded in 1966 and is the leading credit card provider in the UK with 8.4 mln customers. 1 in 5 credit cards in the UK are issued by our client. Role Purpose The role holder will be responsible for the following: To engineer day to day management of COO cost centres across 3 sites equating to approx £64.6m & 788FTE Ensure a consistently high level of financial control is exercised within the COO To provide timely & accurate financial data to COO Leadership Team, Cost Centre Managers and cross border customers To compile data and produce detailed financial analysis Ensure compliance, control policies, frameworks and procedures are financially adhered to Extraction, collation and analysis of management information relating to attrition and sickness to help drive operational performance. For the company COO. Principal Accountabilities 25% - Month End/RAF/STP Preparation of monthly accruals for COO by Cost Centre Forecasting & invoice generation of income lines across COO To proactively identify potential cost savings / efficiencies To monitor key account lines Production of RAF/Mid Month Update for COO by Cost Centre 20% - Analysis Production of monthly cost packs by Cost Centre Production of STP/RAF packs by Cost Centre Produce analysis by account line, comparing to Budget/ RAF figures 10% - Business Liaison Monthly review meetings to be held with Cost Centre Managers & BBFT to ensure all charges are in line with Budget/ RAF expectations & identify potential differences to budget in both cost and quantity Alignment to HR for Colleague data for COO 5% - Financial Governance To ensure that Department mandates are updated on a 3 monthly basis To ensure all invoices and orders are raised in line with sanctioned mandates To process Capital sanctions of £13m in line with annual budget 10% - Sickness Obtain sickness statistics and MI from HR. Conduct analysis on HR sickness information to determine the cost to the business, top reasons for absence by day shift etc to obtain a true reflection of the impact sickness has to the business. Report back to the business on analysis findings with recommendations for improvement. 10% - Attrition Provide accurate in-depth reporting to the LTM on a monthly basis on attrition across all sites; to be included in the KPI pack. Provide analysis on attrition information, highlighting any trends and providing solutions if possible. Feedback any recommendations for improvements to the process and documentation to the Focus Group if necessary. 20% - Colleague Report Produce monthly report to include FTE, Sickness and attrition data and analysis for BB Customer Services and Operations. Quality check HR reports for alignment to cost base & FTE grade Candidate Specifications Technical Skills/Competencies Excellent Analytical Skills / Information Seeking High organisation and administration skills Numerate and high financial acumen Influence/ Negotiating skills Relationship Building Pro-active Conceptual thinking Planning & Organising Advanced communication and inter-personal skills Decision making Self motivated and able to work without further supervision Ability to work to deadlines Knowledge and Expertise (relating to specialist knowledge and expertise required to undertake the role. May include knowledge of the Bank’s products, services and policies - Essential Ability to interpret information and present in an appropriate style Relationship building & communication skills with all key stakeholders A good understanding of COO dynamics & associated costs & FTE implications. Be competent in all applications within Microsoft Office - Preferred The company financial governance, risk & compliance regulations A good understanding of the financial contribution made to group (Issuing & Acquiring Experience, qualifications and other requirements specific to the role - Essential Budgetary preparation and interpretation evidencing attention to detail A good understanding of Financial Control and the use of SAP Proven organisational and planning skills. The role holder needs to be able to balance several simultaneous activities Challenge and improve current processes - Preferred Association of Accounting Technicians (or equivalent) Experience in other administration, business support Self starter & motivator Key Issues over the next 12-24 months Embed the COO Cost Control Team firmly within the COO directorate – ensuring that it is robust for New Horizons Develop Cost to Process Model for COO Develop & build Financial control function for the whole of COO – ensuring files are ready for 2008 STP Work closely with the whole of COO Leadership Team and taking the directorate forward with business changes implemented with flawless execution The Company Behaviours: of particular importance to this role Planning and organising Protect and Enhance our Reputation Drive Performance Delight Customers Build Pride and Passion Execute at Speed
Salary Range:£20 - £25/annum plus bonus, 27
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