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Commercial Business Analyst – Duracell
As Commercial Business Analyst you will play a critical role within the segment to drive the commercial finance function by providing key insights to all stakeholders in order to achieve the strategic targets and business objectives for the Benelux market. You will work closely with commercial teams to accelerate growth and profitability within the region. As this position is new, you have to be entrepreneurial and innovative to give the right substance to this role and influence the where-to-play strategy and encourage a data-driven culture. The current finance department exists of four people, and you will report directly to the Finance Director of Duracell. You will also work closely with other Analysts from other Duracell Segments around the world (e.g. sharing best-practices, etc.).
Tasks and responsibilities:
Create best-in-class management reporting tools which are designed to offer insight, clarity, and direction and enables the entire organization to achieve the defined strategic goals and objectives;
Initiate detailed financial and business analysis and reporting to a broad range of commercial initiatives;
Analyze business trends to identify growth, opportunities, risks and exposures for all sales channels;
Managing and ownership of Financial Planning processes (Budget & Forecast Cycles), participate in Month-end closing;
Advice on how to optimize trade funds and promotional strategies, tracking payments accuracy and reporting issues and working on improving data accuracy;
Supporting Sales Team in the process of price setting and preparations of customer meetings;
Preparation of the internal and external reporting packages (P&L, Planning Sales Reports, Balance Sheet, etc.);
Presenting the Companies Results on the Monthly Meetings/Townhalls with the Duracell Employees;
Cooperating with the Management Team and delivering consultative support in the decision-making process (business partner role).
Education and Personal skills:
HBO or University degree in (finance) business or economics;
At least 3 years of proven experience and knowledge in the fields of financial analysis & modelling;
Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills (Dutch & English) and must have the ability to work with senior management;
Strong analytical skills with a focus on providing forward-looking insight and value added analysis;
Strong business acumen with solid understanding of the business environment;
Excellent command of Excel and previous experience with ERP systems (SAP) and advanced reporting systems (PowerBI);
Positive attitude, open-mindedness and service oriented.
Duracell is one of the most recognized and iconic FMCG brands in this region and the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of high performance alkaline batteries, complemented by a strong portfolio of specialty cells and rechargeable. As the leader in the personal power category, Duracell has a rich history of innovation, continuously introducing batteries that are more compact, more powerful and longer lasting than competitor brands. Since 1973, the Duracell Bunny has been at the heart of the brand demonstrating Duracell’s stronger and longer lasting power. Today, the Bunny is one of the most recognized brand icons in the world.
Since March 2016, Duracell has found its permanent home within Berkshire Hathaway (ranked #3 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine), and will continue to focus on sustainable growth, industry-leading innovation and creating long-term value for our customers and consumers.
At Duracell, integrity, end-to-end accountability across all levels, fast decision-making and a “can do” attitude are highly valued.
For additional information regarding this role please contact Maud Olislagers at 06-14460693 or email@example.com