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Senior EMEA Finance Analyst

Posted: 15th August 2016 in FD's / Executives, Finalist Studying 4, Foundation Studying 4, Qualified >5 Years, Qualified 2 Years, Qualified 2-5 Years

Ref: VP1063
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: £70k-£85k
Type: Permanent

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior EMEA Finance Analyst to join this software company based on the outskirts of Slough, Berkshire.

Reporting to the VP Finance and with Board visibility the key purpose of the Senior EMEA Finance Analyst role will be to provide financial advice and support for decision making and to provide senior commercial management with accurate financial information in relation to the Groups European performance.

The Senior EMEA Finance Analyst will be responsible for managing the financial analysis, planning and budget control processes for the global Sales and Partners organizations. In addition this position will have regional responsibility in EMEA, to lead the financial support for deals structuring, working with Sales and other functions in the organization, with full understanding and impact on the quote to cash process.

Key Tasks will include: 

•Support the Executive Head of Global Sales with all financial related decision making and act as business partner and trusted advisor to the Sales team

•Provide input to Sales contracts and commercial bids review and assist business operations with RFP’s and pricing proposals

•Manage the process of reviewing, approving and processing contracts to ensure optimal profitability

•Partner with Finance revenue recognition experts in order to ensure optimal deal structure

•Provide financial planning and analysis to the Sales organization to drive strategic plans, annual operating plans, and other business initiatives and programs.

•Manage and control Sales organization spending (operating and capital), staffing, and funding of Sales organization within budget guidelines

•Build, lead and manage the annual budget cost centres, and control their expenses

•Responsible for the Monthly forecast process and the respective managerial reporting

•Develop KPIs and track trends of the Sales organization efficiencies

•Participate in the month end close process. Provide comprehensive variance analysis including identification of trends, gaps and opportunity areas

•Participate in preparation of presentations for Senior Management

•Plan, facilitate and implement ad hoc analysis to support decision making

•Serve as member of the FP&A team and be involved in preparation of corporate FP&A material for management and board meetings

The ideal Senior EMEA Finance Analyst will be a part/fully qualified accountant with previous software sector experience (Cloud based) who possesses very good system skills including Advanced Excel skills and an understanding of ERP, CRM and EPM systems and in return you will receive a salary of between £70k-£85k + bonus + excellent other benefits.

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