EY Manager - Planning Budgeting Forecasting Analysis in Poland

Title: Manager - Planning Budgeting Forecasting Analysis

Location: PL- -Wrocław

Job Number: WRO001AP

We are looking for:

Manager - Planning Budgeting Forecasting Analysis

The Manager, PBFA - Finance is a finance professional that serves as a business partner and strategic advisor to key business leaders. This role provides critical thinking on business direction, operating performance and financial results, in support of Regional and SL leadership teams.

This role will establish a trusted relationship with their client, understanding their needs and teaming with other Finance team members to bring best in class analytical support, functional expertise and reporting solutions.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the Annual Financial Plan and Financial Outlook processes, including reinforcing key operating assumptions, challenging Plan integrity and alignment with agreed targets, and providing reporting & analysis for review and approval by relevant leadership. Provide insight to Region and Area finance and operational leadership in support of this strategic decision process

  • Team with Markets Finance to assist Markets and Region leadership with the development and coordination of the annual revenue planning process, including aligning growth aspirations with the Annual Financial Plan, assessing affordability of NBD and ensuring SL managed GPPM target setting outcomes are appropriately robust

  • Provide financial modeling and analysis services to Regional and Service Line leadership in support of business planning and operational decision-making

  • Deliver weekly and monthly performance reporting for respective business, adding insight, financial analysis and commentary. Maintain a robust month end reporting process, and ensure commentaries are timely, insightful and action oriented

  • Be the 'Go To' contact for financial and operational issues while supporting the SL, SSL and Region Leaders and act as a trusted business adviser. Develop effective working relationships with the extended Finance team and Region leadership, becoming a key point of contact

  • Analyze and present complex financial data in a way that is easily understandable. Pro-actively suggest ways to solve problems and to display presentations. Develop and support the delivery of presentations that engage audiences, responding to questions and concerns arising

  • Respond to requests from Finance and Region Leadership to answer specific ad hoc financial questions and provide insightful information to advance leadership discussion and decision making. Support the design and delivery of ad hoc financial analysis. Ability to model projections, identify trends and issues that need to be analysed and understood

  • Provide support to SL run initiatives as well as Finance run initiatives such as Gross Margin improvement, Mercury / SAP implementation, Planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBFA) cycle, Market Leadership Plan. Support the completion on time of the various Plan, Forecast, MLP and revenue planning cycles, ensuring outputs align to the objectives set at the Regional, Area and Global levels

  • Implement planning approaches that will facilitate the achievement of strategic and operational goals. Utilize the planning process and related communications to achieve alignment of priorities; analyze and challenge Plans, highlighting key issues, opportunities and provide remedial recommendations

  • Support financial scenario modeling for leadership, providing recommended solutions/outcomes within a range of options, in support of enterprise management

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is required to perform this position. A strong understanding of corporate financial management with concentration in financial planning and analysis is required.Graduate and/or professional certification in a business related subject matter (i.e. Accounting, Finance) is required to perform this position

  • Strong technical skills with the ability to analyze problems, design and implement solutions independently

  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills - Pivot, vlook ups and ability to manipulate and draw trends from vast amounts of data

  • Highly team oriented approach, with flexibility regarding tasks undertaken and the ability to prioritize a number of conflicting demands to meet exacting deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills - can work alongside and gain the trust and respect of stakeholders at all levels of seniority

  • Credibility and confidence to challenge and propose better ways of doing things as well as build bridges and harmonize divergent interests and priorities

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal; excellent presentation and client advisory skill

  • Understanding of EY business model

  • Ability and willingness to work in a multicultural and diverse environment and flex style as appropriate

  • Flexibility for limited travel and work some weekends

  • Strong spoken and written English

We offer you:

  • Work in a dynamic teams

  • Development opportunities in international multilingual environment

  • Multisport card

  • Private medical care

  • Life insurance

  • Language classes

  • Healthy lifestyle program

  • Sport groups

  • Internal training sessions