This integral role would suit a part qualified individual, or an individual with a desire to study towards qualification, who is actively looking for a career progression opportunity.
The role requires a self-driven individual and will provide a combination of financial reporting & commercial analysis to help broaden their career path. In addition, the role includes close business partnering with senior managers and colleagues at all levels throughout the business.
KEY OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as Business Partner for the Product Line department; building strong relationships with colleagues to work proactively together, gaining an awareness of future projects, focus areas and promotional plans.
Working with colleagues in sales and marketing to evaluate promotional and marketing activity, identifying best practice and areas for improvements. Linking in this analysis with Sales Out data received from our retailers, along with internal financial information. Working with key stakeholders to understand and improve processes and KPIs to ensure sound commercial decisions are made.
Active participant, as part of the Controlling team, for completing the month end procedures and reporting. Key responsibilities for managing sales administrative costs and profit and loss analysis for Small Domestic Appliances and Wellbeing. Working with colleagues in the offshore Shared Service Centre to ensure month end procedures are followed.
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail and organisation
Advanced excel skills
Knowledge of SAP and BI advantageous
CRITICAL FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:
Drive and willingness to take responsibility for projects, both within finance and cross-functional
Confident with aspirations to further progress their commercial experience and career within Electrolux
Ability to collaborate with colleagues across the business, bringing financial insight
Effective business partnering with the commercial team, with the ability to support and challenge where necessary
Constant push for continuous improvement in reporting and processes to ensure best use of resources
Curiosity of key drivers in the business, enabling better financial insight through analysis and relevant KPIs
Adaptable to a varying commercial finance role with the ability to switch between financial reporting and business partnering
Ability to draw conclusions and make judgements based on sound financial and commercial inputs