Business Performance Analyst

Business Performance Analyst

  • Posted by Camille Palandjian
  • On 20 March 2017
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An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Business Performance Analyst to join our team.  The role is responsible for providing analytical and reporting services to our management team across all aspects of our business, including financial and operational.  You will work closely with the Activus management team together with the Cegedim UK and Paris Finance teams.

Activus Ltd – Business Performance Analyst

Location: Bristol

Reporting to:  Activus COO and to the Group parent company – Cegedim Insurance Solutions

Competitive Salary and Benefits

 

About us;

Activus are a part of the wider Cegedim group, a global technology and services company specialising in the healthcare field, which generated revenue of €441 million in 2016.

The Cegedim group has more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry and employs 4,000 people in 11 countries worldwide.

Activus are a leading worldwide supplier of application software and implementation services to the medical insurance, protection insurance and assistance markets. Formed in 1992 and have grown significantly over the last 5 years to became part of the Cegedim Group of companies in July 2015

Activus are a non-hierarchical company that prides itself on providing a friendly can-do culture where hard work and talent is recognised and rewarded. We occupy a central Bristol location.

 

About the job;

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Business Performance Analyst to join our team.  The role is responsible for providing analytical and reporting services to our management team across all aspects of our business, including financial and operational.  You will work closely with the Activus management team together with the Cegedim UK and Paris Finance teams.

You will be working in a fast paced, challenging environment where you will support the design and running of processes within the company and for external stakeholders.  There will be the need to understand and interrogate systems, design reports as well as provide a combination of financial and operational information.

The ability to interpret data and to develop insights to make recommendations for improvement is key.

The role will involve analysis of current internal business processes and systems and how the outputs from these can be tailored for a number of stakeholder audiences.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for keeping relevant systems up to date to enable the finance and operational monthly reporting schedule.

There will also be the opportunity to continue to improve both our existing processes and systems and also be part of assessing the benefits of changes and new systems.

 

Duties and responsibilities;

Liaising with Directors and other key stakeholders,

  • Produce inputs to the monthly (financial) management accounts preparation through creating and managing a detailed analysis of revenues.
  • Manage the billing cycle – preparing inputs to invoice production and providing an analysis of billings.
  • Produce a monthly Revenue Forecast based on confirmed orders (backlog) and business pipeline, using core operating systems.
  • Liaise with UK Finance to support the Costs Forecast for overheads based on expected expenditure.
  • Maintain and improve the Purchase Management system in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Track expenditure against budget with focus on staff costs including expenses approval and tracking. Utilise this information to help with the annual budget process.
  • Collect confirmed orders, maintain Contract repository and Order Entries tracking including Licencing database and tracking licence usage.
  • Design & Produce reports from Time recording system and other administration systems covering (not exhaustive):
    • Analysis of R&D spend monthly
    • Analysis of WIP monthly
    • Analysis of FTE by department/revenue stream/Client monthly
    • Produce full FTE information
    • Client/product/revenue stream profitability.
  • Maintain and continually improve processes
  • Other tasks as required.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a number of the following skills, tools and qualifications;
Essential skills/experience

  • Ideally several years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Proven ability to communicate with various stakeholders, across the Group and at multiple levels.
  • Highly literate with the capability to write processes and reports in a clear and transparent way.
  • Excellent numeracy and the aptitude to understand and interpret finance/data analysis to provide insights to stakeholders.
  • Advanced level in Excel and good understanding of other MS tools such as Outlook and Word.
  • Degree educated or similar education background (preferable computer/business & information systems with finance)
  • Self-starter who enjoys working independently, developing processes and working to strict deadlines.

Desirable skills/experience

  • Experience of working in a similar service industry where revenue is produced through service provision to clients.
  • Understanding of other software tools for example, SQL, Crystal Reports, Power BI.

 

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