Senior Finance Analyst

3 days left

Zaventem, Flemish Brabant, Belgium/ Hoofddorp, Netherlands/ Maidenhead, UK
Competitive salary + flexible benefits
23 May 2024
23 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

For our Neuromodulation Division, we are recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst supporting our Northern Europe region, based at an office within the Region.

The Senior Financial Analyst, Northern Europe will be a key Business Partner working closely with Country Leaders, guiding them through key initiatives like Profitability Improvement initiatives, Opex Management/Investment as well as leading on Financial Plans and Forecasts whilst also owning the Monthly Close processes for the region

Responsibilities include:

  • Own the build and development of detailed financial models for use in forecasting
  • Load & review Financial forecasts on a quarterly basis into the Dodeca system
  • Prepare and analyse spending vs budget by highlighting and investigating material variances
  • Prepare and distribute financial reports with commentary on current performance to GM and Country managers
  • Own the accuracy and completeness of the sales reporting system that is relied upon by the sales force to see both actual results but also Targets
  • Prepare and Load Quotas into sales reporting system to allow Variance analysis by reps
  • Perform Bonus accrual and payment calculations
  • Prepare journal entries and run the month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level
  • Perform in depth reviews and variance analysis of Gross Profit Margin and advise on corrective action to improve delivery of profit
  • Travel may be required to support financial reviews across countries within Region North Europe
  • Develop and utilize sound financial processes and help improve visibility on Price/Volume reporting/tracking.
  • Be a key contact for Regional Managers and Country Managers for ad hoc requests and analysis.
  • Act as Controller to a part of the region, updating region controller on a regular basis with items of action/concern within the markets and proposed solutions/actions.
  • Working with and leading cross divisional/functional teams related to markets with controller responsibility, specifically customer services, Commercial, CFS/HUB, Compliance, Audit, AP/AR, IT.
  • Gathering important commercial data compiling it into reports business leaders can use to drive fact-based decisions – with focus on forward looking analysis to drive risk/opportunity identification.
  • Demonstrate proactive ownership in a problem-solving approach to issues/tasks to drive accountability within the organisation
  • Lead on finances of country business reviews within markets with controller responsibility to allow for clear and concise summaries and bridges for year-on-year and LBE-on-LBE variances
Your Profile:

  • Master’s degree in finance or related field
  • Proven experience in a similar role, ideally in an international work environment
  • You will need to be comfortable working in a dynamic environment, working both as part of a team and independently, whilst being forward thinking and finding solutions to further develop the processes and reporting within the Business Unit.
  • Candidate will be expected to have a sound Financial accounting knowledge with experience in either Practice or Industry required whilst having excellent excel skills and a mindset of learning and growth to develop within the role.
  • Ability to drive change amongst commercial leaders, influencing decisions within the business.
  • Strong experience with Excel and an established data-cube system (hyperion, Dodeca etc).
  • Strong SAP system knowledge.
  • Confident in framing complex data sets and financial tools in a simple and easy to understand way pitched at the stakeholders delivered to.
  • Attention to detail with extensive review skills to identify errors/deviations
Abbott offers an attractive salary package combined with good opportunities to grow and develop while working in a truly international work environment.

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