FP&A Analyst

Finance Sumaré, Sao Paulo


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FP&A Analyst

Localion: Sumaré, São Paulo, Brasil

Language: Fluent in English

Travel: 0%

Seniority level: Associate

Employment type: Full-Time

Job mission

The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting management with data, information and analysis.  This position addresses Sales support regarding financial activities including, analysis and support of budget and forecast activities.  The Financial Analyst will have contact and communication with senior-level Management requiring strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

Essential Responsibilities

          Support Sales Management decision making in order to drive growth, profitability, and free cash flow in line with the Global Growth Strategy.

          Partner with sales and accounting organizations to drive budget and forecasting processes.

  • Ensure accuracy and reasonableness for revenue, gross profit, and marketing expenses.
  • Ability to articulate and illustrate financial information throughout the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Ability to consolidate and reconcile large amounts of data from varying sources.
  • Drive deadlines and deliverables through the sales organization.
  • Ensure business decisions are accurately reflected and communicated in the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Publish and load all sales, gross profit, MPC, and marketing expenses into financial reporting systems as well as ad hoc reports.
  • Perform accurate and timely financial reporting for management decision making.
    • Prepare monthly Sales reporting on performance
    • Lead biweekly and monthly team meetings to discuss progress.
    • Provide detailed reporting related to KPM’s.
    • CVP reporting, analysis, and communication.
    • Gains & Losses analysis.
    • Provide graphs and models in order to clearly demonstrate results and trends.
    • Ensure that all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports are completed accurately and on-time.
    • Reconcile and prepare flash sales reports.
    • Prepare financial reports for monthly meeting with Sr. Management.
    • Assisting with Sales and Finance Presentations.
  • Identify root causes and drive change through multiple systems and organizations.
    • Understanding of accounting principles, financial tools, and organizational processes.

Skills

  • Ability to quickly navigate multiple reporting systems and data sources to answer questions.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately summarize financial data for ad hoc reporting
  • Ability to identify areas of concern, clearly communicate, and drive change across multiple organizations
  • Testing and configuration of new system integrations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • An eye for detail along with excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong time and people management skills. 
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills. 
  • Strong understanding of accounting, finance, and management principles. 
  • Proficiency with computers with a high level of efficiency and accuracy. 
  • Willingness to comply with all local, state, federal, and company regulations. 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to analyse large amounts of data.
  • Account reconciliation, both general ledger and customer accounts.

Minimum requirements to apply for the position

 

A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance .

At least 5-10 years of experience in financial accounting including Month End Close, Budgeting, Forecasting and Sales Support.

Experience with accounting software such as SAP, BPC, VENA and general ledger.

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel.

Knowledge of accounting principles

English proficiency is mandatory

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, MS or MBA preferred.

 

 

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