Job Title: Product Controller – B2B, LCV, UV
Contract: Maternity Cover – estimated 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Who we are
With three world-renowned brands, PSA Group sold over 3 million vehicles worldwide in 2016. The Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands have their own distinct identities and market a broad range of vehicles that meets an even broader range of customer expectations. We are an award winning manufacturerand our accolades include the all new Peugeot 3008 SUV winning Car of the Year 2017, our Grand C4 Picasso was given the title of ‘Best MPV’ in the Auto Express New Car Awards in 2016 alongside our exciting ventures for our DS brandwith Virgin Racing in Formula E. We have also just opened a new business unit called Free2Move-Lease which is a new powerhouse in business vehicle leasing.
A vacancy has arisen in the Commercial Finance department for a Product Controller – B2B. LCV, UV for an estimated period of 12 months to cover maternity leave. The primary purpose of this role is to control the B2B Activity Profitability in all channels for 3 brands and guarantee coherence between them. The role will be in charge of preparing and validating in a first level B2B campaigns: Business, F2ML, NDR..., they should ensure coherence, accuracy and provide B2B department profitability tools and make them evolve. They will take on the role of advisor in terms of profitability regarding LCV, B2B actions along with providing detailed reporting which identifies areas for improvement or optimisation of commercial strategy.
The main responsibilities of the role include:
Controlling all aspects of the profitability of the LCV Range.
Carry out the validation process of B2B commercial actions engagement by modelling the proposed campaigns profitability by model and advising on the risks identified and potentials improvements.
Preparing a dossier prix for a new LCV in terms of financial view ensuring coordination with Sales and Marketing team.
Working with the operational Sales management team to provide them with financial expertise and advise them in their decision-making.
Prepare and produce monthly analysis and management studies at the request of:
- The Control Manager and / or Chief Financial Officer of the subsidiary.
- Operational departments of the subsidiary (Fleet/Sales/Marketing/Retail).
Preparing the content and presentations of major monthly management meetings for New Car Sales with senior representatives of commercial retail and B2B.
Preparing and producing ad hoc analysis and management studies at the request of Finance or commercial management.
Supervising Used Car Activity and Used Car Controller, guaranteeing coherence and accuracy of Buyback.
Being responsible for the Used Car P&L ensuring accuracy and reliability, producing the budget and monthly forecasts and controlling and validating the Used Car campaigns.
Supervising the Buyback Analyst and reviewing the Live Fleet and Buyback provisioning to ensure coherence with RV and Profitability expectations.
Being responsible for the RBCV of the company scheme, ensuring accurate calculation and coherence between brands. Validation of the price list based on the profitability and availability of the models.
To be successful you should be able to work effectively under time pressure while maintaining accuracy in your work and respecting deadlines. You should have good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes and have ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualifications or equivalent experience. You will need to be an enthusiastic hard worker with good analytical skills and the ability to communicate with people all of different levels working in different areas.
A career with us offers everything you would expect and more – this includes:
Employee car ownership scheme.
Highly competitive stakeholder pension.
Private medical cover.
26 days holiday.
Comprehensive benefits package.
We take the development of our people seriously and we offer ongoing opportunities for continuous career development and progression within the Group.
Application deadline - Friday 23 March 2018