Senior Financial Analyst Sat Sep 14 02:00:00 CDT 2019 Amsterdam, Amst 563486700 12195 Corporate E Permanent <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></font></p> <table style="margin: auto auto auto -8.8pt; border: 1pt solid windowtext; border-image: none;" width="679"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 0in 5.4pt; border: 1pt solid windowtext; border-image: none; width: 134.7pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Job Title:</font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 1pt 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: solid solid solid none; border-color: windowtext windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt;" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><font color="#000000"> </font></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><font color="#000000">Senior Financial Analyst</font></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Location: </font></b></p> </td> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 181pt;" valign="top" width="241"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Department</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">Local Finance </font></p> </td> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 193.5pt;" valign="top" width="258"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Country & Site</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">Netherlands, Amsterdam</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 28.35pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 28.35pt;" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Reports to:</font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 28.35pt;" valign="bottom" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000">Finance Manager</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 28.55pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 28.55pt;" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Date updated:</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 28.55pt;" valign="bottom" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000">May 2019</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 43.8pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 43.8pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Main Purpose of role:</font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 43.8pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <ul style="list-style-type: square;"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>To provide a decision support service to Hasbro SA for the Benelux & Nordic Business Units.  Providing analysis and reporting of business performance for the the business units, including evaluation against key performance indicators (KPI’s), and recommendations of corrective action where appropriate in line with Hasbro SA’s strategy.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span>Consolidation of Benelux/Nordic financial data to give a Benelux/Nordic group (domestic & FOB businesses) perspective on key performance indicators.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 200.35pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 200.35pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Specific Responsibilities/ Tasks:</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><font color="#000000">(Where relevant include SOX responsibilities)</font></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><font color="#000000"> </font></strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 200.35pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Coordination of annual budget and monthly forecasting processes, in accordance with Corporate guidelines</font></b></p> <ol> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>In conjunction with other cross-functional members (comprising EU Finance, Retail Fulfilment, Sales and Marketing) coordinate and prepare the monthly phased forecast and annual budget (Dom & FOB) for sign off by the Local Management Teams and Hasbro SA approval, highlighting risks and opportunities as appropriate. To manage, evaluate and validate phased Budget/Forecasts, ensuring appropriate milestones are in place to track business performance versus planned expectations, in line with Hasbro SA’s approved budgets.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Inventory and Receivables budget and forecasting with appropriate analysis as required</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Hasbro SA approved Sales allowance tracking and brand phasing review, including Disney reporting.</span></span></li> </ol> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.25in;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Review and approve the monthly actual results. Manage & interpret trends and determine impact on the quarterly/annual forecast, and making appropriate recommendations to the Financial Planning Manager for Hasbro SA approval.</font></b></p> <ol> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Interpret the monthly financial results (Domestic & FOB) to capture trends and variances from planned expectations to determine any implications on quarterly and annual forecasts and report accordingly to the Financial Planning Manager.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Lead mid-month review meeting, and actuals call  with EU SSC and EU Finance</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Review of weekly account / brand sales reports to identify major movements & deviations from forecast expectations.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Review of weekly orders and shipments reporting.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Review of the weekly report for the Weekly Trading Meeting</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Calculation of the monthly domestic net sales</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Preparation & supporting justification of key monthly reserves including obsolescence provision; credit note provision; rebate provisions & monitoring of JMA / A&P reserves to ensure they are sufficient come year end.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Monthly balance sheet review with EU SSC to ensure integrity of reported results and identify potential contingencies and exposures for Hasbro SA approval.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Preparation & calculation of year-end rebates payable to customers & tracking the payments.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Review of overheads costs and phasing vs forecast and budget</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Headcount reporting and tracking</span></span></li> </ol> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Financial evaluation of customer and brand performance, including new initiatives, making appropriate recommendations to maximise profitability</font></b></p> <ol> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Provide a decision support role to the sales and marketing teams, with emphasis on regular financial evaluation of customer and brand initiatives, these typically will include new product lines, new pricing strategy, new investment appraisal, trading terms to recommend for Hasbro SA approval</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Regular A&P/JMA/Rebates investment evaluation analysis to ensure investment remains within Hasbro SA budget/forecast & validation of any customer trade terms & brand proposal outside of approved guidelines for recommendation to Hasbro SA for approval.  Report to Financial Planning Manager & brand / sales teams.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Validate the integrity of reported results, and the ensuring robustness of the profit forecasts by participating in regular Balance Sheet reviews with the European Shared Service Financial Accounting department</span></span></li> </ol> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Financial/Business Review Packs</font></b></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Preparation of the monthly Financial/Business Review Packs, for review with the Financial Planning Manager.</span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Other Duties</font></b></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Assist in the maintenance of the local business control environment, in accordance with current SOX corporate policies and procedures</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Any other ad hoc duties as required by the Financial Planning Manager and/or senior management.</span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.05in;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p align="left" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.05in; text-align: left;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 26.65pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 26.65pt;" valign="bottom" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Staffing responsibilities</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in -0.2in 0pt 0in;"><b><font color="#000000">(Direct & Indirect reports)</font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 26.65pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">None</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 30.6pt 0pt 0in; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 4pt;"> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 4pt;" valign="top" width="180">  <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><b><font color="#000000">Key Relationships:</font></b></p> </td> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 181pt; height: 4pt;" valign="top" width="241"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 6.15pt;"><strong><font color="#000000">Internal</font></strong></p> <ul style="list-style-type: square;"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">European Shared Service</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">European Finance</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Local Finance – all levels</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Retail Fulfilment & Asset Team</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Sales and Marketing – all levels</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Local Senior Management</font></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> </td> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 193.5pt; height: 4pt;" valign="top" width="258"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 6.15pt;"><strong><font color="#000000">External</font></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">KPMG</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">OMD</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000">Customer Finance Teams</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 6.15pt; text-align: justify;"><font color="#000000"> </font></p> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 33.4pt;"> <td rowspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt; border-style: none solid solid; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 134.7pt; height: 33.4pt;" valign="top" width="180"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Skills/Knowledge/</font></b></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000">Experience/  Qualification requirements:</font></b></p> </td> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 33.4pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <h3 align="left" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">Essential</span></h3> <h3 align="left" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">Experience & Skills</span></h3> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></font></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Graduate - ACMA Qualified accountant / Finalist</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Some significant, demonstrable experience, gained in a commercial finance role in an FMCG/Industry environment.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Proven understanding and experience of management accounting including full P&L & Balance Sheet responsibility.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Excellent communication skills, with proven ability to clearly summarise and present information and recommendations to non-finance managers (sales & marketing) & senior management..</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Excellent analytical skills. Experience to include: brand/account profitability analysis, retail sales tracking analysis, variance analysis in both P&L and Balance Sheet.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Some previous supervisory experience would be beneficial.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Understanding & knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>PC skills: must be fully proficient with MS Office (Advanced level Excel, Intermediate Word/ PowerPoint)</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span>Fluent in English / knowledge of French/Nordic languages an advantage</span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><u><font color="#000000"> </font></u></p> <h3 align="left" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">Behaviours & Competences</span></h3> <ul style="list-style-type: square;"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">A pro-active self-starter, with the proven ability to work accurately and to a high standard with a keen eye for detail, whilst meeting multiple tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Ability to deal with existing and varying problems, providing effective solutions. Whilst having the capacity to anticipate problems & create solutions before they manifest themselves.</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Proven experience of translating & communicating technical information into a commercial perspective with enthusiasm, authority and confidence in areas of expertise.</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">Confidence & ability to intelligently challenge and influence the Commercial Business </font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">A positive team player, where flexibility, teamwork and cooperation are essential, to assist individual development and team motivation.</font></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.3in;"><span><font color="#000000">A keen interest in developing new ideas and systems, as well as analysing and developing existing processes.</font></span></li> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr style="height: 33.35pt;"> <td colspan="2" style="border-width: 0px 1pt 1pt 0px; border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: rgb(0, 0, 0) windowtext windowtext rgb(0, 0, 0); padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 374.5pt; height: 33.35pt;" valign="top" width="499"> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify;"><b><font color="#000000"> </font></b></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3 style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><font color="#333399"> </font></strong></h3>

Senior Financial Analyst

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Date: Sep 14, 2019