International organization in Leiden.
For one of our clients in Leiden, we are looking for a financial analyst.
Are you independent, ambitious, motivated and up for a challenge? Do you want to contribute to a regional commercial team with your financial analytical skills, proactive and flexible attitude and a good team spirit? Then you should apply for the position as Business Finance Analyst.
We are looking for a financial analyst who will work closely together with the Business Finance Leader in Leiden. You will be supporting key processes to provide the IB commercial team with appropriate financial information and insightful analysis. The position offers a unique opportunity to work in a global finance organization where you will become part of an energetic team with reporting lines to the business and finance leaders located in the Netherlands and USA.
Your responsibilities will among other include the following:
- Produce the monthly reporting package used by the Business Leaders and the Global Finance Team
- Facilitate & support Profit Objective (PO) budgeting, Sales & Gross Profit Outlook (OL) forecasting processes, and variance analysis
- Support & participate in the IB Integrated Business Management, reviews and meetings
- Contribute to P&L/Balance Sheet analysis, cost control and process improvement
- Perform ad-hoc analysis, scenarios and benchmarking studies as needed for the IB commercial team
The candidate has a Bachelor degree preferably, in Finance or equivalent; with minimal 2 years' experience in a finance role or other role offering the relevant experience we seek.
The job requires excellent analytical and computer skills with hands-on experience and capabilities in MS Office, particularly Excel. Knowledge and experience in Microsoft VBA and ERP systems would be an added advantage.
You have a commercial attitude and strong communication skills; you are proactive, flexible and know how to keep a deadline; You are comfortable working in cross-functional teams and in a matrix environment.
We are looking for a candidate with attention to details, effective judgment and an interest in solving problems; The environment is fun and informal so a good sense of humour is also an advantage.
You are fluent in both written and spoken English; an additional European language would be a plus.
Salary and Benefits
A challenging job in an international organization. The atmosphere is nice and informal.
At first, it is a temporary position for the duration of 1 year.
Salary Indication: +/- € 3300, - per month.