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Financial Analyst Corporate FP&A

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Asturias, ES

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


At IFF , an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves. Together, we will do more good for people and planet.

 

A Financial Analyst in Corporate FP&A is responsible for conducting moderate to complex financial analysis such as sales and profitability analysis, monitoring of functional spend, calculation of FX impact and will provide financial support and thorough understanding of business, operation or functional performance.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


•    Provide Financial Analysis and support to the IFF business and functions 
•    Report daily and monthly sales results to the IFF Senior Leadership team 
•    Monthly/Quarterly consolidation and submission of price, volume, currency analysis
•    Monthly/Quarterly preparation of Operating reviews and Investor Relation reviews
•    Participate in key Business Finance projects to further automate, standardize and improve business finance activities
•    Actively support and maintain an environment for strong internal controls
•    Provide interface between the Business and Controllership
•    Participate in the preparation/development of the 3 year Strategic plan 
•    Participate in the preparation/development of the yearly plans and budgets

 

 

TO BE DEVELOPED ON THE JOB:

 

This role builds upon existing analytical skills and system knowledge and provides an opportunity in developing key competencies such as business acumen, decision making, and innovation.  The role will demand strong ability to recognize, explore to help explain variances, trends and deviations from plan, and will require the individual to be operate a tight network in each business for clear trends understanding. 
 

Job Requirements

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:


•    Languages: Fluent English written and spoken 
•    Strong computer/systems capability. (EPM, SAP, Mybis, Excel, Power Point)
•    Strong ability to understand and simplify complex problems
•    Strong analytical skill, including data management
•    Experience in project work and implementing processes.
•    Ability to organize and prioritize
•    Strong attention to detail desired
•    Excellent communication and networking skills are a must: being a strong team player
•    Self-starter: high desire to solve identified issues, ability to challenge status quo

 


FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:


•    Forecasting and budgeting
•    Financial Communication

 


 QUALIFICATIONS:


•    EDUCATION: - Masters in Accounting, Finance or Economics degree.
•    EXPERIENCE: minimum of three years of experience in Finance, experience in Business Analysis is a plus.


Travel:  Limited

 

Location: Asturias, Spain