The Senior Finance Analyst (SFA) will lead the retail finance functions within our EU Supply Chain Programs and partner with the commercial leader of the business to deliver the financial commitments.
In this role you will own the controllership of the business and work cross-functionally and cross-geography establishing best in class processes, analysis, controls and reporting.
Through insightful analysis you will lead profitability improvement initiatives and derive opportunities to boost the key drivers of the business.
The role is very broad based and will require an individual who is motivated to make a big impact.
Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductions
Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting to develop the improvement plans and create new measures
Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
Manage the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and communicating to your commercial partners
Provide analytical leadership in decision support
Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
Proven ability to manage competing priorities & providing level-headed guidance during unexpected events
Personal Characteristics :
Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
Strong bias for action, including the ability to juggle multiple priorities
Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools and modelling
Innovative and commercial
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
Ambitious, want to succeed and be part of a great team
6-10 years of relevant finance experience
Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
Advanced Excel user, VBA (even better)
SQL (or similar), preferred but not required
Fluent in English. French and German would be considered a plus
Masters / Bachelor's degree in business, finance, math or related field