||The Commercial business analysis and decision support team provides finance business partnering support to Japan Commercial business functions. Core deliverables include: Providing robust, quality month end financial information to business teams; provide challenge to forecasts to ensure these are based on sound planning assumptions & resource decisions are prioritised & optimised both across the function / Commercial finance; deliver adequate financial input & analysis to support individuals & teams to make effective business decisions.
The roles are seen as experts in the execution and delivery of data and analysis to support business decisions. They will operate flexibly and efficiently to reduce lower value finance activities enabling excellence and new ways of working. They are Japan local roles covering all financial activity across function.
The Business Analyst will be viewed by finance and business customers as experts in the execution and delivery of data and analysis to support business decisions. The role includes the following key components:
Business Strategy & Decision Support
・To provide support to key business & investment decisions, coordinating data collection from a variety of sources and formats, providing analysis in support of business options, and enabling appropriate decision making by Finance Business Partners
・Providing accurate, high quality financial analysis in support of business decision making for multiple Finance Business Partners
・Delivering ad hoc financial analyses in support of Japan Commercial Finance Business Partners, and the Financial Planning and Analysis team requirements
・Japan Business decisions to be supported would include (based on value & risk): Strategic change programmes, investment propositions (including organizational re-shaping exercises), sourcing strategies and sourcing decisions, commercial and/or procurement endeavours