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Sr Finance Business Analyst

Location: 

London, LND, GB

Req ID:  28842
Date:  Jun 6, 2022

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

 

OVERVIEW

The Sr. Financial Business Systems Analyst will be a new addition to the finance team with a focus on improvements within existing Anaplan use cases as well playing a key role on new Anaplan projects.  Looking for high energy candidates looking to sink their teeth into complex models (e.g xP&A) in a rapidly expanding Anaplan ecosystem that is helping transform the company’s planning process.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Learn ASR Group business and key processes to offer ideas on how to drive value across the Anaplan platform
  2. Participate in Anaplan roadmap planning and decisions
  3. Oversee development within Anaplan environment to ensure best practices and fit within existing model architecture
  4. Act as key contributor to major project efforts including:
    1. Helping with initial scoping and project costs
    2. Gathering functional requirements and then turning them into Anaplan solutions
    3. Work closely with project leadership to ensure build activities are on-track and project deliverables are completed
    4. Help with transition to business as usual process management post go-live
  5. Work closely with IT and business colleagues to implement improvements to existing Anaplan processes
  6. Lead change management process including ALM actions

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • Minimum 2 years Anaplan experience (4+ preferred in any EPM platform)
  • Experience in complex multi-model, ALM enabled environments
  • Involvement in at least 2 large EPM projects
  • Expert level excel skills
  • Some exposure to business process design
  • Preferred experience at a manufacturing company
  • Prior work with adjacent IT tools a plus: relational databases, ETLs, BI platforms, and ERPs

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Anaplan MB certification (level 3) or on path to certification
  • BS or BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent degree

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Not immediately, but opportunity for growth as team expands

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • High critical thinking with demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Great communicator able to connect with business stakeholders at all levels
  • Possesses intellectually curiosity with a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Comfortable in a face-paced work environment with multiple initiatives in flight
  • Is interested in growth opportunities to expand in Anaplan related roles
  • Finds enjoyment in helping / mentoring other

 

 

 

Core Competencies:

    • Analytical Thinking & Decision MakingIdentifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
    • Business & Financial AcumenDemonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
    • Effective CommunicationExpresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
    • Customer OrientationKeeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
    • Establishes TrustGaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
    • Problem-SolvingAnticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
    • Results Orientation & AccountabilityTakes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
    • Teamwork & CollaborationCreates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.
    • Adaptability/FlexibilityMaintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
    • Continuous ImprovementEstablishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
    • Self-DevelopmentSeeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.

 

TRAVEL

  • Low travel is expected for this position (<10%)

 

At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.