Title:  Finance Analyst

Reference Number:  3921

Tamworth, GB, B78 1SE

Date:  12 Jul 2024
Company:  LKQ Euro Car Parts

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced Inventory Controls Analyst to work within the European Risk & Internal Control team. The role is focused on standardising and harmonising the inventory control environment across the European businesses and supporting the local businesses with the implementation and optimisation of the control environment to realise effectiveness and efficiency gains. The successful candidate in this role will have full reigns over our UK businesses, will visit our branches, analyse our time and attendance rates and advise on the risk. 

This role will be working in a hybrid environment with time working from home and at our head office in Tamworth.

Why work for LKQ

We are a people first organisation – for our colleagues, the customer is at the heart of everything we do, and in turn we put our colleagues at the forefront of our business. As with many of our roles, we are happy to talk about flexible working options, we are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance. We’re looking for people who love what they do, are passionate about delivering only the very best and make it their business to excel, whatever their role. We strive to support all our employees through their individual career paths and thrive within our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the local businesses with the design and implementation of the internal control framework (SOX and non-SOX) and financial control policies.
  • Supporting with the delivery in Europe of the Group Sarbanes Oxley program.
  • Supporting and training business and control owners on internal control matters.
  • Locally advising business management on implications of regulatory policies and assisting in the implementation of new or revised policies & programs to address them.
  • Supporting with developing all financial compliance guidance, policies, and procedures for LKQ Europe, in line with those in place at LKQ Group level
  • Supporting with fostering a culture of governance across Europe  and providing support and advice.
  • Supporting with managing the structure for control execution / documentation and reporting on conclusions.
  • Supporting with the preparation and maintenance of detailed documentation, including process maps, key controls, and risks, and assessment of internal control effectiveness.
  • Working with internal and external auditors on design and testing for key risk areas.
  • Developing and maintaining a high level of expertise in all regulations, directives and guidance which apply to the LKQ Business lines supported. 
  • Supporting with appropriate testing and analyzing key performance indicators to ensure requirements of the financial policies and programs are maintained at a level commensurate with regulatory expectations.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in inventory control, analysis or internal auditing.
  • Business degree or equivalent experience, preferred Accounting or Finance degree. 
  • Accounting or audit qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA, MBA, CIA, etc. or studying) a plus.
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley (industry or public accounting) and internal controls.
  • Ability to influence and drive change.
  • Ability to communicate with Corporate Audit, external audit, and other key stakeholders in the businesses.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
  • Proactive and able to navigate complex processes/systems

What we offer

  • Annual bonus 
  • Enhanced parental benefits
  • EAP
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hapi-benefits (retail discount)
  • Staff discount

LKQ Euro Car Parts sits at the heart of the automotive aftermarket, supplying an unrivalled range of vehicle parts to over 18,000 customers through a world-class logistics operation in the UK and Ireland. But we’re so much more than just a parts supplier – we lead the market through innovative digital and service offerings, supporting our customers every step of the way as they prepare for the future. If you want to start your career with LKQ Euro Car Parts apply now.