Business Analyst for all practical purpose assumes the role of the Financial Controller of the Shop/Factory to which the Analyst is attached. The Analyst aims to inculcate an in-depth knowledge of the business of the concerned shop/factory. The role envisages the creation and maintenance of adequate database for comprehensive analysis of the business. Such analysis needs to be discussed with the Head of shop/factory and internally in Finance.
Analysis of capacity utilisation
Monitor daily production, despatch and stock movement
Analysis of movements in Material cost, Variable conversion cost, Fixed expenses
Fixed asset and investment analysis
Make or buy analysis
Value stream mapping
Monitor improvement initiatives