Regional Finance Analyst

BCA Marketplace
Dalton Piercy, UK
Competitive salary
25 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Experience level
Part qualified
Job Title: Regional Finance Analyst

Location: Remote during COVID-19. Travel to BCA Manchester thereafter.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

Working Hours: 40 hours per week Monday - Friday

Job Status: Permanent

Who we are

We're the biggest name in Europe's vehicle remarketing industry, selling 1.3m vehicles per annum, across 60 locations and with a turnover of £2billion. We believe our people are the best in the business, they are friendly, expert and professional.

BCA is so much more than selling cars, from the dock to defleet and beyond, BCA touches over 3.5m vehicles a year, working with OEMs, fleet operators and dealers to provide the backbone of the UK's automotive supply chain. From technical and logistics services for new vehicles, refurbishment, storage and logistics for the growing used sector and the core remarketing and auction operation, BCA offers the economies of scale and diversity of services to meet the needs of an impressive portfolio of customers.

Why work for BCA

We are always interested in talented people to join our team. Because our employees are so important, we treat them properly. We try to make working for BCA rewarding in every sense, including a positive work environment, training and development opportunities as well as exciting career options.

As a company we are very charity focused with regular events taking place throughout the year to support various charitable organisations.

We offer plenty of benefits to our staff including:

  • Onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye care scheme
  • Access to BCA Rewards which provides online and store discounts with a range of retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training/apprenticeship offering
  • Deals on new cars

Main purpose of role:

The role will involve supporting the Senior Finance Business Partner in the FP&A process, providing key insights across functional areas of the business as well as supporting the wider Regional Finance team activities across UK Remarketing locations.

Role Accountabilities:

  • As well as regular reporting, provide ad-hoc analysis and decision support for key areas of the business
  • Working with the Regional Finance team to develop controls and procedures to ensure that all key financial and operational issues are identified, communicated and captured on a timely basis
  • Supporting all commercial analysis activities such as customer profitability analysis & calculation of rebates.
  • Support the wider Regional Finance team workstreams to steer the business towards growth.
  • Assist the Regional Finance Team through potential operational systems changes and upgrades.

Financial or commercial accountabilities:
  • Consolidate branch, subsidiary and central function budgets and forecasts for submission to Group Finance
  • Assist with preparation of budgets and for specific items of income and expenditure and cost centres

  • Senior Finance Business Partners
  • Head of Regional Finance
  • Commercial & Operations Finance Director - UK Remarketing
  • UK Remarketing Financial Controller
  • Operational Managers/Directors

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Part-qualified accountant (Study support available)
  • Self-starter and not be phased by building reports from scratch and validating own work before sharing.
  • Able to work on own initiative with a minimum of supervision but maintaining a focus on teamwork
  • Be commercially aware and possess strong numerical skills with a keen desire to question and challenge information to ensure high reliability
  • Possess well-developed analytical skills combined with the ability to present detailed information clearly and succinctly to Senior Management
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Advanced Excel skills would be a necessity including Lookup tables, 'if' statements, graph manipulation
  • Tenacious and resilient with the ability to cope with a high workload and strict deadlines
  • Able to work and deliver results in a fast moving and high-pressured environment with changing priorities

  • 2 Years' experience within industry
  • Qlikview experience
  • Project Management experience would be an advantage

Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

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