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Business Analyst

Calcot, Reading, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Porsche Retail Group (PRG) have an excellent opportunity for a Business Analyst to work for one of the world’s most iconic brands and join the head office team of Porsche Retail Group, headquartered in Reading.

In this key role for our group, the Business Analyst will ensure that PRG is effectively identifying the current key drivers and trends across the retail group and within the motor retail industry by analysing data and presenting it in a clear and understandable format. You will understand and present the results to key stakeholders to assist in making business decisions in a fast-paced environment.

Reporting to the Finance Planning, Analysis and Reporting Manager you will identify run rates and trends to identify the future impact to the business, improve and automate reporting where possible, and work closely with the Finance Department, Business Development & Operational Managers throughout the Group.

You will be comfortable with various data modelling techniques to analyse and present data, and ideally have an understanding and experience of Business Intelligence tools. You will be a team player but also be able to take the initiative to work on your own. You will be confident to work at all levels within the organisation, fact find as necessary, and have excellent communication skills.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:
  • A strong Business Analyst background working within Finance, and ideally a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA or other relevant qualification).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to talk and present to a range of audiences.
  • A solid knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint, and experience of using data modelling techniques including (but not essential) Business Intelligence tools.
  • A track record of performing in a fast-paced retail environment, preferably with prior motor industry experience.
  • Confidence in your ability, with a drive for delivering change and success within an organisation.

So, what makes life at PRG unique?
  • An induction like no other. As part of your welcome, you will enjoy a day at the Porsche Experience Centre, Silverstone, where you drive a selection of Porsches on the track.
  • Porsche for a weekend. Once a year, for a special occasion (subject to approval), you will get a choice of a Porsche, at no additional cost to you.
  • Every staff member is treated as a brand advocate. You will be able to support events, such as the Porsche GB Carrera Cup.

That sounds exciting, but what else?
  • This role is a full-time opportunity based at our Headquarters in Reading on a hybrid basis of three days in the office and two days at home, 9.00am to 5.30pm.
  • A basic salary of £50,000 to £55,000 depending on experience.
  • Bonus of up to 15% of basic salary.
  • Ability to participate in the VW Group Employee Car Ownership Scheme.
  • Option of a further VW Group Vehicle at preferential leasing rates.
  • 27 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), with extra days for long service.
  • Private Medical Insurance, with the option to add your loved ones.
  • Preferential rates on several products and services, including high street brands, restaurants, gyms, and Porsche products.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • DC Pension Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Program - support and advice on issues impacting your wellbeing.

And what’s it actually like to work at Porsche Retail group Head Office?
  • Located next door to one of the very first Destination Porsche Centres in the UK, and within the home of Porsche in UK
  • A prime location, just off the M4 with a local gym, shops, and petrol station ‘next door’
  • Subsidised restaurant and barista bar on site
  • Onsite car parking

And finally - who are we?
  • Headquartered in Reading alongside Porsche Cars GB Ltd, we are owned wholly by Porsche Cars Great Britain Limited. We operate five Retail Porsche Centres, two satellite Service Centres and a Trade Parts Distribution Centre in and around London area.
  • Annual turnover of in excess of £500m
  • Our journey embodies the Porsche DNA, a love of sports cars and a passion for excellence and challenging the status quo.
  • You’ll find our culture of trust, integrity, and empowerment filters through every channel of our business.
  • Our people have passion, thrive on a friendly rivalry that inspires all of us to be better and a genuine desire to go further for our customers and each other.

So, what's next? Excited?
  • Apply now with a copy of your CV and if selected, a member of the team will contact you for an informal chat.
  • You’ll then meet the Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting Manager, so we can ensure the role is right for you.
  • And don’t forget to visit our ‘socials’, just search ‘Porsche Retail Group’.

How to Apply
Please note that eRecruitSmart is advertising the role of Business Analyst on behalf of Porsche Retail Group. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to. Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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