Business Reporting & Analysis Specialist

Business Reporting & Analysis Specialist

Bridgestone

Zaventem, Belgium

Job purpose:

The Business Reporting & Analysis Specialist is responsible to manage the preparation of management reporting that serve the top management and Finance Business Leaders for pertinent decision making on a timely manner and coordinate and actively support planning processes within BSEU HQ and regional teams. Moreover, create and ensure the existence of up-to-date reporting and planning processes documentation.

Advanced knowledge of IT systems and tools is required to ensure fast and qualitative extraction of data from the various sources with the objective to transform to meaningful and reliable reports .and develop an excellent understanding of systems planning flow.

This role is key to steer and drive the implementation of new systems, centralize the reporting and its harmonization across products, redesign and process improvements, continuously looking for and propose new ideas and potential improvements, in collaboration with internal stakeholders.

Active support and collaboration by working hand-in-hand with the Business Finance Teams is a must, as well as with all the others financial and supporting functions such as HQ Controlling, FP&R, BEBS, Manufacturing Controllers, Logistics & Supply Chain Controllers, Project Team, DP, HR, IT… providing the appropriate, timely and accurate reporting, and metrics upon agreement to express the business performance.

Multitasking and adapting to new situations, formats of data presentation, s/he should be able to work under pressure to maintain quality levels in reporting and broad support during planning cycles. This role requires high organization and time management skills coupled with the ability to work independently or in a group. Establishing and maintaining relationships across organization is key.

Main responsibilities:

You will be the key driver for the End-to-End Financial & Business Performance Planning & Reporting.

Deliver quality and timely reporting presentations and files

  • Ensure that all reporting requirements forms are qualitatively prepared and completed in due time;
  • Continue to develop, fasten and simplify the reporting process and forms, continuously looking for and propose new ideas and potential improvements;
  • Use existing tools or create new to proceed with the production of accurate and reliable periodic reporting;
  • Design and monitor the REP (replacement), OE (Original Equipment) & Export Business KPIs Dashboard monthly reporting;
  • P&L analysis - hand-in-hand with the Finance Business Partners, prepare periodic reports and ensure the delivery of comments of the Financials, summarizing the major drivers of the variances;
  • Prepare the various reports, waterfalls / bridges of the various management reporting decks & KPIs Dashboards used for Senior Management.

Budgeting & Forecasting:

  • Understand the planning process and support the Corporate planning requirements;
  • Be the main contact for communication and interaction with the Regions by providing adequate and timely information and reports;
  • Manage the preparation of the planning reporting process and cate detailed planning documentation.

BSJ Reporting:

  • Prepare and respond to the BSJ (Bridgestone Japan) specific reporting requirements;
  • Align with the Finance Business Partners to complete the reporting requirement in due time.

OPEX reporting & analysis:

  • Understand, manage and report the BSEU (Bridgestone Europe) Cost Center reporting cycle;
  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly FCST and annual budget BSEU OPEX reporting for all Cost Centers that are part of the CSO cost center line-up;
  • Provide a summary reporting, highlight the major variance and request for comments from the individual department heads to review the Cost Centers performance.

People, Process & Systems Enhancement

  • Creation and maintenance of process mapping and documentation;
  • Embrace the company values and mind-set, create synergies and work hand-in-hand with its own team as well as the other business areas and support functions across the Organization;
  • Contribute with the implementation of new systems, report redesign and process improvements, in collaboration with internal stakeholders.

Other:

  • Continuously look for and propose/contribute to new ideas and potential improvements;
  • Project participation – understand the future vision for the financial systems landscape.

Profile:

  • University degree with Financial background. Master is preferred;
  • Similar work experience of at least 6-8 years in an international corporate environment is critical to be successful
  • Exposure to complex matrix based organization models;
  • Hands-on, strong analytical skills, at ease with massive databases, processes & systems. Strong knowledge of IT systems & tools (MS-Office, SAP ERP & BI, SAC, BPC, Power BI, Power Pivots, QV,…);
  • Excellent communication skills: being able to build constructive relationships with diverse senior stakeholders, both at headquarter and regional level;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to integrate and adapt in a complex matrix organization and work hand-in-hand with colleagues cross-functionally;
  • Pro-Active, flexible and details-oriented with a good helicopter view.

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