At Vertiv, we build products that keep critical technologies running 24/7. We are proud we were the first to protect mainframes with precision cooling systems. We were the first to introduce an integrated enclosure system to distributed networks. We help some of the largest names in the industry bring new capacity online faster and at a lower cost when search and social media increased demand for storage and computing. Our portfolio spans power, thermal and infrastructure management products, software and solutions, and is complemented by a network of nearly 250 service centers worldwide.
What will you do in our team?
As FP&A Business Analyst Sales, you will use your business acumen and industry knowledge to ensure the overall success of the business in the EMEA region. You will work closely with the senior leadership team to implement the vision and strategy for the business in the region.
What will you be doing?
Key responsibility of the Sales Function is to provide decisional support regarding Sales and business strategy, by reviewing financial performance, understanding and validating performance drivers, connecting the operational metrics with financial performance.
Have a continuous view of current Sales, perform variance analysis Actual vs Forecast vs Previous year results, identify major variance drivers -investigate and take corrective actions, if needed.
Challenge the numbers to obtain sufficient understanding of these, to provide key performance messages, through consolidated projections summarised into the Waterfall reporting files.
Assisting in budget construction for next financial cycle.
Monthly forecasting of Orders, Sales and SG&A cost for Selling Function, by entity, country and submission in Hyperion Planning.
Direct point of contact for Sales FP&A requirements
Successful transitioning and continuation of regional activities from countries into the functional reporting structure, carefully evaluating activities that can be discontinued in the process and ensure any gaps in reporting requirements from the organization are identified, captured and raised with the FP&A Sales Manager with a proposal on how the gap will be filled.
What are we looking for?
Education: University Degree in Economics or Finance or equivalent;
1-2 years postgraduate experience in FP&A
Excellent communicator with the ability to transform a user’s reporting and/or analysis needs into insightful reporting and/or analysis “visuals” as appropriate – e.g. bridges, trends, graphs – to communicate key performance messages;
Experienced data mining expert with the ability to use that data, transforming it into insightful reports that visualize key messages through e.g. trends and variances; Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail; Experience with front end analysis and reporting tools – MS Office (advanced excel skills), PowerBI is a plus; Experience with financial planning systems – Hyperion Planning is preferred;
Worked in an international and culturally diverse organization.
Experience of conducting transition work; process mapping skills and/or Lean - Six Sigma would be advantageous
Language skills: English – Minimum C1 English Language requirements
What will you get in return?
10 additional days of annual leave because we care about your leisure time.
Medical insurance because we care about your health.
International exposure regarding the work you will be doing.
Sabbatical leave to focus on a hobby, attend a full-time course or simply take a break to introspect with your job guaranteed on return.
If YOU are the person we are looking for, feel free to apply and let's start drafting your future career in a healthy and growing environment!