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Financial Analyst, Business Intelligence & Finance Excellence

Job Description

The Business Intelligence and Finance Excellence department supports a high performance Finance organization by providing with tools and training, to be more efficient and self-sufficient at find valuable business insights that creates added value to our company. We partner with IT to translate our needs into the right tools and make sure all our stakeholders have access to the data they need by following designated protocols and practices. Additionally, we focus on streamlining critical Finance processes by focusing on standardization, automation and self-service for us but also for our business partners in Sales and Marketing.

We are currently looking for a Financial Analyst to support our team in our European Headquarters in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands! Being part of this international team, you will be involved in providing reporting and analytical support to our European Sales and Marketing organization and internal Finance. 

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and translate them into new dashboards/reports that generate valuable insights in an efficient manner, you will support our strategy to go up in the Business intelligence curve and into a full self service model. Be an advocate for change, promote BI throughout the organization to drive user adoption

  • Contribute to the automation and standardization of internal reports or business processes by identifying improvement opportunities

  • Support the rebate process by ensuring that we are accurate with our Forecast/accruals and payouts as well as identifying process efficiencies

  • Research and provide financial and business related analyses to assess the impact of transactions or to support implementation of new Finance reporting tools

  • Aid the controlling organization with SOX related activities to ensure we follow policies and procedures as per the Financial Policy Manual. 

  • Establish and build upon strong, cohesive working relationships between Finance and all our stakeholders in IT and the Commercial organization

  • Support Business Intelligence and Finance Excellence projects in cross functional teams, either by facilitating the change management process with training and SOPs or with gathering of customer requirements to ensure we deliver the expected business value and return on investment

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Finance or related field

  • 0 - 3 years Finance, Business Intelligence or related experience

  • Skilled in proficiently using computers and related software in performing financial job tasks, specifically setting up spreadsheet formulas, linking spreadsheets, extracting data, developing graphs

  • Affinity to analytical systems and desire to grow into the Business Intelligence area is a must while experience with tools such as Cognos or TM1 would be a plus

  • Skilled in communicating complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, and making presentations to cross functional teams. Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees

  • Knowledge of research methodologies. Ability to conduct research, prepare comprehensive reports and present complex financial and statistical information in a clear and succinct fashion

  • Organized, with eye for detail

  • Team player, good communication and collaboration skills

  • Additional Information

    We believe that diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and we’re looking for candidates who enrich our culture and challenge the status quo. We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work, and we strive to provide all candidates with an unbiased and accessible recruitment process. This stance is led from the very top, a blog post from our General Manager Hassan Rmaile.

    Financial Analyst, Business Intelligence & Finance Excellence

    AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION, Oegstgeest
    Categories: 
    Finance, Business Intelligence
    Degree Level: 
    Bachelor
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