GSK

Hub Planning & Forecasting Analyst

Recruiter
GSK
Location
Karachi, Pakistan
Salary
Competitive salary and bonus plan
Posted
14 Jun 2024
Closes
21 Jun 2024
Ref
398412
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Purpose

Are you energized by a finance role that allows you to build highly effective business partnerships with stakeholders, grow your network, and add real value to the business and your career? 

We are looking for a Planning & Forecasting Analyst with strong analytical skills and finance acumen to deliver exceptional planning and forecasting support to in-market Finance and area teams.

Success in the role requires the ability to think critically, and positively challenge key stakeholders. You will be instrumental in producing robust forecasts, insightful management information, and proactively identifying opportunities.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • University degree in Finance, Accountancy, or Business (or professional certifications such as CA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CFA, etc.)
  • 2-3 years of experience in financial planning / Budgeting
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of financial systems and processes
  • Proficient financial knowledge of analysis, evaluation, financial modelling, and forecasting with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development, alignment, and communication of forecasts. 
  • Provide guidance to markets and drive quality on-time completion   
  • Perform financial modelling/appraisal & build business cases, for example trend analysis and forecast models
  • Work with the Close & Control team to ensure accuracy of financial results and support financial compliance and financial risk management 
  • Understand variances between actuals and plans/prior periods. 
  • Provide insightful intelligence on business performance drivers and identify risks. 
  • Challenge the business to produce stretching yet achievable forecasts  
  • Preparing management reports and support decision-making. Be the point of contact for questions on reports
  • Navigate the cross-functional matrix and form an internal network to provide intelligence and gather information disseminated across the different areas. 
  • Work closely with in-market Finance teams, area teams, and the Close and Control hub
  • Co-ordinate with Planning & Forecasting analysts to consolidate financial forecasts for the region

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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