Finance Analyst Specialist

Finance Analyst Specialist

UPS

Belgium

Job Description:

The Finance Analyst Specialist is responsible for supporting financial planning, analysis and projection for the company.

The Financial analyst specialist reports to Revenue & Margin Enablement Supervisor and leverages strong analytical, technical and accounting skills to explore historical financial data, predict future results and drive process improvements. The Finance Analyst Specialist will do some cross functional work. He/She will be the interface between finance and other functions and is also responsible for providing administrative and analytical support to the sales team.

This person is responsible for:

  • Analyzing current and past financial data and performance;
  • Preparing reports and projections;
  • Providing financial models and forecasting;
  • Process improvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Analyzing current and past financial data and performance

  • Running, analyzing and creating periodical managerial reports in relation to business plan figures;
  • Liaising with different business planning departments across countries, in order to exchange information, coordinate deadlines and review deliverables;
  • Analyzing the gathered data for trends, clues and insights;
  • Proactively identifying and explaining variances.

Preparing reports and projections

  • Support month end close cycle from a reporting and ad-hoc point of view;
  • Consolidate business intelligence reports, provide and interpret finance performance metrics as needed to support the decision making for corrective action steps;
  • Building presentations that inform the target audience in a concise and structured manner about the outcome of the business plan and the implications for the business.

Providing financial models and forecasting

  • Analysis and Projection of business plan P&L’s;
  • Querying various internal and external data sources;
  • Support data analysis, forecasting and research and correct data inconsistencies to ensure data accuracy/integrity.

Process improvement

  • Improving and optimizing planning processes;
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards;
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools;
  • Performing data audits.

PROFILE

  • 2-3 years relevant experience as Finance Analyst. Budgeting/business planning experience is a plus;
  • University degree (Finance, Economics, etc.);
  • Superior MS-Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Access (VBA & SQL), etc.) with exceptional expertise in MS-Excel;
  • Ambitious, career minded person;
  • Outstanding productivity and leadership characteristics;
  • Strong analytical skills in financial area with solid understanding of financial concepts;
  • Data-driven and taking initiative in developing new measurements and metrics;
  • Creative and logical thinker; strategic mind set;
  • Structured approach; process oriented; able to prioritize;
  • Deductive reasoning skills; able to translate findings into conclusions and recommendations;
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of accuracy; eye for detail; accountable and able to work independently;
  • Perform well under pressure; ability to meet tight & continuous deadlines;
  • Inquisitive personality; strong desire to learn;
  • Able to build strong relationships with both internal and external business partners;
  • Strong ability to transform numbers into business actions;
  • Fluency in English is a must, other languages such as German, French and Italian are a plus.

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