Financial Analyst, EMEA

Finance and Accounting London, United Kingdom


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Role:

Reporting to the Director of FP&A, the Financial Analyst will be a key member of the FP&A team in creating and maintaining an effective financial planning, reporting, and analysis process. This role will be focused on the EMEA Sales organisation. You will support the FP&A Director by working on monthly / quarterly expense forecasts, month-end close process, annual planning process, flux analysis, business partnership and supporting ad-hoc requests.

This is an exciting opportunity to have clear impact on Splunk’s business divisions.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be a core member of the financial close process, working closely with business partners to accurately record expenses as well as managing budget and forecasts
  • You will be developing and monitoring key performance indicators, highlighting trends, and analyzing root causes of variances
  • Provide counsel on financial matters that focus on expense control and profitability of the business. Suggest solutions, resulting implications, key actions and strategic implications.
  • Partner with functional departments and accounting team to prepare month-end accruals
  • Assist in developing annual operating plans, monthly financial forecasts, and ongoing analysis of actual versus plan and forecast.
  • Develop and monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances. Work with team members to enhance business unit financial and
  • You will work closely with the rest of the Sales Finance team for continuous process improvements and automation.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • Relevant experience in FP&A would be advantageous, with experience of working in a fast-growing organisation, experience in computer software/information technology industry preferred
  • You are financial savvy and using your wide-range experience, are able to present complex financial information in an easy to understand format
  • Strong financial acumen broadly across the organization (e.g. understanding of financial documents, chart of accounts, business intelligence, FP&A processes, etc.)
  • Experience of software and system skills (e.g. NetSuite, Microsoft Excel, Anaplan, SFDC, Workday, etc
  • You are able to interact comfortably with senior level management and work cross-functionally with other parts of the business and within the Sales Finance team to drive process improvements.
  • You are self-motivated, highly analytical, with a creative mindset, process oriented, and feel comfortable challenging the status quo and implementing changes by exercising judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!