• Senior Group Performance Reporting Analyst

    Location UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-17444
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Permanent
  • Overview

    Senior Group Performance Reporting Analyst

    Location: London

     

    Based in our London Bridge office the Group Performance Reporting Analyst role sits within the Group Performance Reporting team. The GPR team have a global remit and oversight of the entire business. The PR team and its data are central to helping Sage make better decisions, create competitive advantage and successfully deliver its strategy. All performance reporting detail runs through the PR Team, the work and reports they produce are the ‘one source of the truth’ across the business globally, helping to guide and inform decision making and direction at a Group level. The team work with Sage functions and employees globally and as part of the team you will have the opportunity to visit other Sage sites liaise internationally with colleagues.

    Operating from such a key vantage point in the business you will be responsible for producing and preparing internal management and performance reports for the Group ensuring that reports are materially accurate, produced to a deadline and comply with Sage’s policies and best practice for FTSE 100 companies and add value and insight working collaboratively with the business. These reports are reviewed directly by our EVP population, our CFO and CEO and attention to detail and accuracy are critical.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

    Prepare accurate, insightful and timely monthly performance reporting of financial and non-financial data to be published to the Board and Executive Management team

    Consolidation of forecast P&L submissions, precise financial analysis of key trends and provide business insight for reporting output

    Year-end and interim results consolidation processes

    Deliver a performance reporting framework to enable a faster close process including accurate and comparable data; continuous improvement of data insight by driving efficiencies through streamlining of data, system process improvements as well as the manual reporting process

    Drive monthly reporting accuracy and high-quality commentaries to support Management Reporting

    Prepare ad hoc Group performance and regional reporting requests with focus on delivering insights and value add

    Establish effective professional working relationships across the business

     

    Key performance indicators:

    Delivery of timely and accurate high quality management information according to reporting timetables

    Ad hoc requests are provided in less than 24 hours

    Set of insightful operational reports and information produced to deadline

     

    Key stakeholders:

    Regional Performance Reporting Managers & Group Performance Reporting Director

    Local finance business partners, tax managers, treasury managers

    Group and Local Financial Planning and Analysis

    Group Financial Accounting and Control

    Investor Relations

    CFO Office

    Qualifications

    Skills, know-how and experience:

    Must have:

    Good educational background with accounting qualification 2+ years post qualified

    Outstanding problem-solving skills.

    Strong planning and project management skills. Focused on delivery of objectives.

    A passionate, energetic individual with high drive and ambition.

    Commercial & can demonstrate great business understanding, analytical and with a real eye for detail. Enjoys working in a hands-on environment and has a genuine interest in understanding the issues behind the numbers.

    Strong intellect and excellent influencing skills. Confident in opinions and able to communicate them in a convincing manner

     

    Preferred:

    Knowledge of HFM is beneficial

     

    Technical / professional qualifications:

    ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountancy qualification

    Company Information

    Our Story


    Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

     

    Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

    It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

    In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

     

    An innovator today and tomorrow     

    Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

    We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

     

    Inventing the future 

    We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

    Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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