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FP&A Analyst (German speaking)

FP&A Analyst (German speaking)

Posted 26 February by Nomad Foods

FP&A Analyst - German Speaking

Hybrid working, Competitive salary, bonus, and excellent benefits package

Nomad Foods is Europe’s leading frozen food company and one of the largest in the world ??and is home to a portfolio of iconic brands; including Birds Eye, Findus, iglo, Aunt Bessie’s and Goodfella’s. With revenues of €2.6bn and approx. 8000 employees across 22 markets and 19 factories, our aim and propose is to serve the world with better food.

With the opening of our new Shared Finance Centre - housing both our Financial Accounting teams and our Financial Planning and Analysis Centre of Expertise - this provides an outstanding place to work for finance professionals, with new and exciting opportunities to join a growing company and develop your career.

Our FP&A Managers are responsible for driving annual planning, forecasting, reporting and analytics for our business units and central functions, including standard management reporting. The FP&A Manager will be responsible for the ownership of analytical standards for reporting and modelling KPIs and as a key financial liaison, partnering with the various departments across the business unit.

About the role

  • Assist with completing the close of month end, including the involvement in the preparation of monthly data reporting packages that includes analysis of key KPIs and actual versus plan variances and the production of a comprehensive explanations of differences as well as the impact of drivers on budget/forecast
  • Involved in assimilating data from multiple systems and stakeholders to identify trends for key KPIs, actuals, budgets and forecasts
  • Support the FP&A Manager and Senior Analyst with analysis and variances to prior periods, which includes developing recommendations for leadership and finance business partners (FBP)
  • Following guidance from their line manager, enhance data governance processes by improving the quality and integrity of data collected, analysis performed, and reports generated
  • Involvement in running simulations of various "what-if" scenarios using insight and critical thinking to evaluate and recommend solutions
  • Assist in developing forecasting models
  • Collaborate with FP&A Manager and Senior Analyst to classify, quantify, and forecast by providing reliable, accurate, comparable, and timely information
  • Maintain and produce standard quarterly performance analytics and reports for leadership with guidance from FP&A Manager and Senior Analyst
  • Produce routine and ad hoc financial models to support leadership, FBPs and FP&A Group in decision making
  • Facilitate standardisation and sharing of best practice across FP&A Centre of Excellence (CoE) team
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of systems and processes
  • Support automation and enterprise consolidation of data used in monthly, quarterly, and annual performance reports
  • Ensure SOX control environment is maintained
  • Qualifications

About you

  • Fluent in German
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, manufacturing or related field required
  • Part qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, or equivalent)
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience in production planning, forecasting, reporting for manufacturing related fields
  • Experience with planning systems and reporting technology
  • Experience with business intelligence tools and developing data visualisations
  • Excellent communication and written skills with the ability to engage people at all levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to constructively challenges assumptions and thinking
  • Impactful report writing and presentation skills

What we offer you

  • The potential of a varied career across different areas of finance or cross-functionally
  • A culture where your ideas make a difference
  • Hybrid working

To view the job profile and apply, please click on the apply button above which will divert you to our careers site. We look forward to receiving your application.

At Nomad Foods we are proud to represent the world we serve by hiring diverse talent. Our inclusive culture is all about what we can achieve together, and valuing difference as our greatest strength. #justbeyou.

Required skills

  • Analysts
  • Financial Planning
  • Management Reporting

Reference: 52198301

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