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Financial Analyst South East Europe | Leading Multinational FMCG Company

Location
Bucharest (City) (RO)
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Job category
Controlling
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

On behalf of our Client, a leading multinational FMCG company, we are looking for a Financial Analyst who will be responsible for the South East Europe Cluster.

The position will be:

  • Responsible for the monitoring, analysis, planning support and control of the information related to all the company’s costs.
  • Being responsible for the Month-End reporting process; prepare closing reports by department and account;
  • Requiring exhaustive and detailed knowledge of the company’s Costs drivers and performance from the ideal candidate;
  • Monitoring performance and provide accurate and timely monthly variance analyses between actuals and plan, latest forecast and prior year by cost type, department, etc;
  • Partner with other departments to understand variances Actuals vs PL/FC/PY and implement together with them corrective actions. Ensure attainment of financial and stretch objectives as committed;
  • Driving costs reduction projects and optimization initiatives;
  • Responsible for the savings plan: define, identify and communicate opportunities, track the generation of savings, and report them appropriately;
  • Participate in corporate planning and quarterly forecast exercises;
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with Corporate reporting requirements and policies;
  • Collaborates with other departments by collecting and providing financial information;
  • Participation in ad-hoc projects.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • 2/3 years of experience in financial analysis / controlling;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel in particular;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Must be aware of, and conform to, the highest standards of professional and ethical behaviour.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Tenacity and resilience;
  • Entrepreneurial attitude in managing activities and projects;
  • Outgoing and dynamic personality with a high level of energy and drive;
  • Positive Can Do attitude;
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Business acumen.